Latest RMB bonds news

  • PBoC opens first central bank bills swap

    The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) made good on its promise to swap perpetual bonds for government bills on Wednesday, kicking off a Rmb1.5bn ($222m) swap that forced the central bank to start issuing bills again after a long hiatus.

    • 20 Feb 2019
  • Panda guidelines: bankers give cautious praise

    Chinese regulators published a draft of new rules for corporate Panda bond issuers at the start of February. Bankers say the rules have done little to address one of the biggest headaches for potential issuers, but they do represent a step forward.

    • 13 Feb 2019
  • PBoC goes tight on second CNH bill auction

    The People's Bank of China held the tender of its second offshore renminbi issuance in Hong Kong on February 13. Both the Rmb10bn three-month note and the Rmb10bn one-year note were priced significantly lower than the first auction in November.

    • 13 Feb 2019
  • S&P China unit will start with existing clients

    S&P Global Ratings, which this week became the first international rating agency permitted to rate Chinese domestic deals, plans to start its business gradually. The firm will initially concentrate on renminbi deals sold by its existing clients.

    • 30 Jan 2019
  • Onshore perps still out of reach for small Chinese banks

    Bank of China’s Rmb40bn ($5.9bn) perpetual bond has opened up a possible path for other banks with similar funding needs, but smaller banks may still find it hard to attract investors, said analysts and bankers this week. Widening the scope of perpetual bonds so that insurance companies can purchase them will be key to solving the problem.

    • 29 Jan 2019
  • The week in renminbi: CSRC gets new chairman, Unipec discloses massive trading loss, PBoC sums up 2018 bond market trends

    In this round-up, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) hired from Industrial and Commercial Bank of China for its top job, Sinopec’s trading arm revealed a substantial trading loss for last year, and the annual report from the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) shows growth in both bond volumes and investor type.

    • 28 Jan 2019
  • BOC goes tight with first onshore perp

    Last-minute help from China’s regulators allowed Bank of China to sell the first perpetual bond from a Mainland commercial bank, with the Rmb40bn ($5.94bn) note more than twice subscribed.

    • 28 Jan 2019
  • China market round-up: Ping An CBs get ultra-high demand, SOEs book high annual growth, HKEX’s OTC Clearing gets new channel

    In this round-up, Ping An Bank’s latest convertible bonds broke demand record, state-owned enterprises posted strong growth, and Traiana partnered with Hong Kong Exchange and Clearing to provide OTC clearing.

    • 25 Jan 2019
  • BOC’s first onshore perp paves way for smaller banks

    Bank of China has received the green light to raise as much as Rmb40bn ($5.88bn) from a perpetual additional tier one bond in its domestic market, opening a new funding channel for Chinese banks. But although a flagship bank is leading the way, smaller institutions may find the perpetual format more compelling. Rebecca Feng reports.

    • 24 Jan 2019
  • Everbright Water seals Panda amid market lull

    Everbright Water, a subsidiary of the state-owned China Everbright Group, has raised Rmb700m ($103m) from a five year Panda bond.

    • 21 Jan 2019

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 14.44
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 11.65
3 Bank of China (BOC) 10.33
4 CITIC Securities 8.41
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 7.17

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 1,472.64 4 8.89%
2 CITIC Securities 1,389.13 8 8.39%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 1,340.29 6 8.09%
4 UBS 1,164.77 8 7.03%
5 Morgan Stanley 1,105.27 8 6.67%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 5,661.56 45 10.50%
2 JPMorgan 3,669.90 22 6.81%
3 Citi 3,555.05 26 6.59%
4 Deutsche Bank 2,395.32 20 4.44%
5 UBS 2,374.41 23 4.40%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Investment banks

    In the fourth and final instalment of GlobalCapital Asia’s capital markets awards announcements, find out the Best Asian Investment Bank and the Best Investment Bank in the region for 2018.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Bonds

    In part three of our results announcements, we reveal the winning bond deals across a variety of categories. In addition, we also name the Best G3 Bond House, Best Local Currency Bond House, Best High Yield Bond House and the debut winner of the Best House for SRI Financing.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Equities

    In part two of our results announcements, we reveal the winning equity deals and banks, including the Best Follow-on/Accelerated Bookbuild, Best Equity-Linked Deal, Best IPO, Best ECM Deal and Best ECM House.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Loans

    GlobalCapital Asia has spent the last two months talking to banks and their clients in a bid to determine the most impressive capital markets transactions and advisers across Asia ex-Japan in 2018. We are pleased to begin our awards announcements in the loan market.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Most impressive issuers, best law firm

    In this third part of the GlobalRMB awards, we present our reasons for choosing the best issuers in the FIG, corporate and SSA categories — and praise the strong performance of one well-known foreign law firm.