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  • CLO lobby returns from Tokyo with hope for retention workaround

    Representatives from the Loan Syndication and Trading Association (LSTA) and the CLO manager community returned from Japan this week following meetings with the Japanese Financial Services Agency, where they made a case for exempting broadly syndicated loan (BSL) CLOs from proposed risk retention rules.

    • 12 Feb 2019
  • Green knowledge is not an efficient market

    Biofuels have swollen thanks to policies to combat climate change — even though often, they do not help the problem and can make it worse. This is a shocking record, born of ignorance, both accidental and wilful.

    • 12 Feb 2019
  • Raters, investors ‘should cooperate’ on ESG

    Rating agencies and investors are realising they have more in common than they thought when it comes to environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. And they are more inclined now to work together than find fault.

    • 07 Feb 2019

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  • Green knowledge is not an efficient market

    Biofuels have swollen thanks to policies to combat climate change — even though often, they do not help the problem and can make it worse. This is a shocking record, born of ignorance, both accidental and wilful.

    • 12 Feb 2019

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  • Geely’s second ABS prices tighter than bigger names

    After its successful debut in the Chinese ABS market, Genius Auto Finance, the joint venture between Geely Automobile Holdings and BNP Paribas Personal Finance, scored an equally popular follow-up deal at an even tighter price.

    • 06 Dec 2018

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From Our Global Coverage

  • Consumer ABS deal flow strengthens as Vegas bash nears

    It was another busy week for the consumer ABS market, with 10 deals pricing and seven more in the pipeline expecting to be priced next week. The handful of transactions brought year to date volume to $33.98bn, not far from the $34.5bn priced this time last year.

    • 15 Feb 2019
  • Controversial FHFA nominee calls for GSE recap and end to duopoly

    Mark Calabria, economist and adviser to the vice-president, sat before the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday in an official confirmation hearing to become director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), the chief regulator of the US housing finance system.

    • 14 Feb 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 9.31%
2 CITIC Securities 1,389.13 8 8.78%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 1,340.29 6 8.47%
4 UBS 1,119.14 7 7.08%
5 Morgan Stanley 1,105.27 8 6.99%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 5,431.62 41 10.56%
2 JPMorgan 3,619.90 21 7.04%
3 Citi 3,555.05 26 6.91%
4 UBS 2,356.80 22 4.58%
5 Deutsche Bank 2,285.67 18 4.44%

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.