Latest CMBS/RMBS news

  • Sinagpore’s ARA strikes deal to boost Venn Partners’ firepower

    ARA Asset Management, a Singapore-based asset manager focused on Reits, has bought a majority stake in Venn Partners, a secured asset specialist investing in UK and Netherlands assets, in a deal which will boost the firm’s firepower in the mortgage and CRE debt markets.

    • 15 Jan 2020
  • Chinese ABS market set to expand after 2019 surge

    Volumes in China’s securitization market surged this year, with expectations high that the traditional auto ABS and residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) markets will continue strongly in 2020. But cracks are starting to appear in some of the other faster-growing asset types, writes Rebecca Feng.

    • 18 Dec 2019
  • CCB’s latest RMBS welcomes record-high international bid

    China Construction Bank, the largest originator of Chinese RMBS, wrapped up a Rmb11.52bn ($1.64bn) four tranche deal on Wednesday. It was just the latest of a regular series of mortgage-backed deals from the bank — but this time, it doubled-down on marketing to foreign investors.

    • 28 Nov 2019
  • Ardshinbank postpones deal after roadshow

    Armenian bank Ardshinbank has postponed a RegS/144A five year dollar loan participation note after a week on the road.

    • 21 Nov 2019
  • CCB gets S&P on board for latest China RMBS offering

    China Construction Bank, the largest originator in the Chinese RMBS market, is planning to launch a Rmb11.52bn internationally rated four tranche deal next Wednesday. It will include ratings from S&P Global Ratings and, for the first time, its local subsidiary.

    • 21 Nov 2019
  • CCB RMBS sails through amid soaring trade tension

    China Construction Bank had no trouble selling a Rmb9.87bn ($1.4bn) residential mortgage backed securities deal on Tuesday amid rising trade concerns, thanks to support from its underwriter group.

    • 07 Aug 2019
  • CCB eyes return to RMBS with multi-tranche deal

    China Construction Bank (CCB), the largest originator of residential mortgage backed securities in China, is returning to the market with a Rmb9.87bn ($1.43bn) four tranche deal on August 6. All three senior tranches are rated triple-A by S&P Global Ratings.

    • 31 Jul 2019
  • Värde’s Carstairs goes upstairs as CEO

    Ilfryn Carstairs, global chief investment officer at alternative investor Värde Partners, will become co-CEO from next year, while keeping his co-CIO title.

    • 18 Jul 2019
  • CCB brings Rmb10bn internationally rated RMBS

    China Construction Bank sold a Rmb10.25bn ($1.53bn) four-tranche RMBS on Tuesday with an international rating.

    • 25 Apr 2019
  • RMBS: Chinese banks take aim at Bond Connect

    While Bond Connect has opened up China’s booming securitization market, most international investors are only tapping deals originated by foreign auto finance companies. But this is starting to change as Chinese banks prepare to sell residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) through the bond link.

    • 21 May 2018

CMBS/RMBS news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 18.86
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.39
3 China Merchants Bank Co 14.21
4 China Merchants Securities Co 8.85
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 5.90

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 China International Capital Corp Ltd 3.43 16 14.07%
2 China Securities Co Ltd 3.30 5 13.56%
3 Morgan Stanley 2.76 8 11.34%
4 CITIC Securities 1.95 6 8.01%
5 Citi 1.49 9 6.11%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 5.04 24 8.43%
2 HSBC 4.17 35 6.98%
3 UBS 3.58 19 5.99%
4 BofA Securities 3.53 11 5.91%
5 Credit Suisse 3.37 24 5.64%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital China 2019 awards winners: Part III

    In the final part of GlobalCapital China’s awards announcement, we discuss the key innovation of 2019, and reveal the individual that has made the greatest contribution to reforming and internationalising the Chinese onshore market.

  • GlobalCapital China 2019 awards winners: Part II

    In the second part of GlobalCapital China’s awards announcement, we reveal the winning banks across Panda bonds, G3 bonds and ABS, as well as the best bank for securities services and the most impressive law firm.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2019: Investment banks

    In the fourth and final instalment of GlobalCapital Asia’s capital markets awards announcements, find out which firms have been named the Best Asian Investment Bank and the Best Investment Bank in the region for 2019.

  • GlobalCapital China announces 2019 awards winners: Part I

    GlobalCapital China, previously GlobalRMB, is pleased to announce the winners of its annual capital markets awards, honouring the banks, companies and individuals that have made the biggest contribution to bridging the gap between China’s markets and the rest of the world. In part one of the awards, we reveal the most impressive issuers in the FIG, corporate and SSA categories.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2019: Bonds

    In part three of GlobalCapital Asia's awards results announcements, we reveal the winning bond deals across a variety of categories. In addition, we also name the Best G3 Bond House, Best High Yield Bond House and the winner of the Best House for SRI Financing.