Latest RMB bonds news

  • Shenzhen International ends long wait for Panda

    Following nearly a year of waiting, red chip company Shenzhen International Holdings is finally gearing up for its Panda bond debut on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. But the issuer appears to be cautious in its first outing, targeting only Rmb300m ($46.6m).

    • 17 Jan 2018
  • Country Garden unveils interbank Panda offer

    Property developer Country Garden Holdings is planning a return to the Panda bond market on Friday, after approaching onshore investors with a Rmb1.8bn ($279.8m) three year bond. It will be the first time the company has sold a Panda in the interbank bond market.

    • 17 Jan 2018
  • Dim sum bonds: here today, gone tomorrow

    China’s offshore renminbi bond market is off to a strong start, with two foreign issuers already selling dim sum notes this month. The signs for a strong 2018 are there, but the market’s return to form will be contingent on more than just issuer interest.

    • 16 Jan 2018
  • MUFG goes local in Panda debut

    Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) has become the first Japanese issuer to tap the Panda bond market, crossing the finishing line on the same day as Mizuho Bank. The issuer focused on attracting local investors in its debut deal, raising Rmb1bn ($154m) from the onshore market.

    • 16 Jan 2018
  • Mizuho makes cautious Panda debut

    Mizuho Bank opened the Japanese Panda bond market on January 12, sharing the title of first issuer in the category with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG). But instead of aiming for a blockbuster transaction, Mizuho treaded carefully – raising just Rmb500m ($77m) from the debut deal.

    • 15 Jan 2018
  • China sticks with US Treasuries – for now

    The State Administration of Foreign Exchange (Safe) has poured cold water over claims that China may stop buying US Treasury bonds. But there is a need for the country to diversify its debt portfolio in the long run if it is serious about promoting RMB internationalisation, economists told GlobalRMB.

    • 12 Jan 2018
  • RMB round-up: China touts RMB IPOs in HK for Belt and Road, international investors up stake in Chinese bonds, Li Keqiang unveils 2017 GDP figure

    The Chinese government contemplates RMB-denominated IPOs for mainland companies fundraising for Belt and Road projects, foreign ownership of Chinese bonds goes up in December, and premier Li Keqiang indicates the economy grew by 6.9% in 2017.

    • 12 Jan 2018
  • IL&FS cooks up first HY dim sum since 2016

    India’s IL&FS Transportation Networks sold a Rmb900m ($138.21m) offshore renminbi bond on Wednesday, making it the first high yield issuer to seal a deal in the market in more than 16 months.

    • 11 Jan 2018
  • Updated: Ford China starts engine for 2018 auto ABS race

    Ford Automotive Finance (China) is preparing for a Rmb4bn ($614m) deal in the onshore asset-backed securities market – the first by a foreign originator in 2018. But the carmaker is not in the mood for change in the New Year, sticking with the same format it printed in last August.

    • 11 Jan 2018
  • CALC takes new route in Chinese dollar ABS

    China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings (CALC) has sealed a rare asset-backed securities deal in the onshore market — the first dollar-denominated ABS to be publicly traded. But while the transaction holds symbolic significance, the format is unlikely to become the norm for the Chinese ABS market.

    • 10 Jan 2018

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 28.62
2 CITIC Securities 21.06
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 9.72
4 China Merchants Bank Co 9.18
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 7.56

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 1,341.17 3 15.02%
2 China International Capital Corp Ltd 547.16 2 6.13%
3 UBS 502.73 3 5.63%
4 Huatai Securities Co Ltd 473.03 3 5.30%
5 China Securities Co Ltd 465.93 1 5.22%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Goldman Sachs 2,629.31 8 8.86%
2 JPMorgan 2,546.55 5 8.58%
3 Citi 2,094.74 13 7.06%
4 HSBC 2,073.03 17 6.99%
5 Credit Suisse 1,411.74 8 4.76%

Asian polls & awards

  • Regional Capital Markets Awards Part IV: Investment Bank

    In the last instalment of our 2017 awards, we present the full write-ups of the winners of Best Asian Investment Bank and Best Investment Bank.

  • Regional Capital Markets Awards Part III: Bonds

    In the third instalment of our 2017 awards, we present the full write-ups of the winners of the Best Local Currency Bond, Best High Yield Bond, Best Financial Bond, Best SSA Bond, Best Investment Grade Bond, Best Project Finance Deal, Best Bond, Best G3 and Local Currency Bond House, and Best High Yield Bond House.

  • Regional Capital Markets Awards Part II: Equities

    In the second instalment of our 2017 awards, we present the full write-ups of the winners for Best Follow-On/Accelerated Bookbuild, Best Equity-Linked Deal, Best IPO, Best ECM Deal and Best ECM House.

  • Regional Capital Markets Awards Part I: Loans

    In the first instalment of our 2017 awards, we present the full write-ups of the winners for Best Investment Grade Syndicated Loan, Best High Yield Syndicated Loan, Best Leveraged/Acquisition Finance, Best Loan and Best Loans House.

  • GlobalCapital Asia regional capital markets awards 2017: the winners

    Over the last two months, GlobalCapital Asia's team has conducted pitch meetings with banks to decide the most impressive capital markets transactions and advisers in Asia in 2017.