Latest RMB loans/equity news

  • Citi aims to double-hat onshore till new JV partner found

    Citi is looking to strengthen its solo operations in China at the same time as seeking a new partner for a majority-owned securities joint venture, GlobalRMB understands.

    • 13 Nov 2018
  • US-China tensions key to market outlook: Aberdeen

    The rising trade war between China and the US will be a major factor determining the path of debt and equity markets next year, according to asset manager Aberdeen Standard Investments.

    • 13 Nov 2018
  • China plots creation of Shanghai tech board

    China is looking to open a new board in Shanghai for listing technology companies, mirroring earlier efforts to create Chinese Depositary Receipts.

    • 06 Nov 2018
  • StanChart becomes first foreign custodian bank in China

    Standard Chartered announced on October 29 that it had been granted a domestic fund custody licence by the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC).

    • 31 Oct 2018
  • China should use its second chance on CDRs

    A long-touted equity link between London and Shanghai is set for take-off by the end of the year, but the most unsurprising news to emerge is HSBC’s plan to use it for a Mainland listing. China now has an excellent chance to get its act together on Chinese Depositary Receipts.

    • 25 Oct 2018
  • Haier passes D-share IPO test for Ceinex

    Qingdao Haier sealed the first D-share IPO in Frankfurt after pricing near the bottom of expectations, but managing to sell more shares to raise €278.3m.

    • 22 Oct 2018
  • Europe-China equity links set for debut

    China is about to find out if it can build a bridge to European liquidity, with Qingdao Haier set to close the first IPO of D-shares in Frankfurt. The debut of the China Europe International Exchange (Ceinex), along with another much talked about equity link to London, will be a key test of whether Chinese issuers can tap new sources of funding abroad. John Loh reports.

    • 18 Oct 2018
  • China slashes GDR lock-up for London-Shanghai Connect

    The China Securities Regulatory Commission has cut in half the lock-up period for converting global depository receipts (GDRs) into A-shares for the London-Shanghai Stock Connect, expected to launch later this year.

    • 15 Oct 2018
  • Qingdao Haier eyes mid-October launch for D-share IPO

    Chinese white goods maker Qingdao Haier is planning to kick off bookbuilding for a flotation of D-shares in mid-October, set to be the debut offering for the asset class.

    • 08 Oct 2018
  • Index inclusion gives impetus to investment in China’s A-shares

    When MSCI finally included the first batch of A-shares in its emerging markets index in June, it pushed a broad range of international investors to dip their toes in Chinese stocks for the first time. But as speculative retail flows continue to dominate the market, some are turning to opportunities outside the benchmark. Noah Sin reports.

    • 08 Oct 2018

RMB loans/equity news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 16.70
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.38
3 CITIC Securities 10.44
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 9.08
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 8.17

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 16,522.26 78 7.58%
2 Morgan Stanley 14,119.84 65 6.48%
3 Citi 14,051.62 90 6.44%
4 UBS 12,377.19 76 5.68%
5 China International Capital Corp Ltd 10,849.77 43 4.98%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 22,501.46 195 7.41%
2 Citi 22,176.06 147 7.30%
3 JPMorgan 14,738.77 90 4.85%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,958.17 82 4.27%
5 Goldman Sachs 11,835.27 58 3.90%

Asian polls & awards

  • 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.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Person of the year, most impressive innovation

    In the final article on our GlobalRMB awards, we talk about the key innovation of the year and highlight the individual that has made the greatest contribution to the development of China’s cross-border capital markets.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Best bank for securities services

    Securities services was one of the most competitive award categories GlobalRMB had to decide this year. Our awards criteria demanded the near-impossible from participating banks: to beat the competition in the fast-changing China access scheme, while at the same time demonstrating a broad client base and the ability to be at the cutting edge of innovation.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Best for ABS, CNH, G3 and Panda bonds

    In GlobalRMB's Best Bank Awards for China DCM, Standard Chartered wins for ABS and CNH, HSBC takes home the G3 Bond House Award, and Bank of China gets kudos as the Best House for Panda bond issuers.

  • Now open! GlobalCapital Asia Capital Market Awards 2018

    GlobalCapital Asia is pleased to invite pitches for our annual capital markets and investment banking awards, rewarding the most impressive transactions and investment banks of 2018.