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  • Bond market ‘correction’ boosts Panda SSA pipeline

    Four issuers, sovereign and sub-sovereign, are drawing closer to their debuts in China’s Panda bond market, as they seek to take advantage of falling yields in the Mainland, sources told GlobalRMB.

    • 19 Jul 2018
  • New group tackles ultimate green challenge

    A move is under way to broaden the idea of Science-Based Targets — one of the most ambitious wings of the business world’s fight against climate change — to take in other ‘planetary boundaries’ such as fresh water and land.

    • 19 Jul 2018
  • Natixis goes it alone: sorting the balance sheet into green and brown

    Natixis will soon embark on an experiment that may be the first of its kind — introducing a green weighting factor to its internal economic capital model, to tilt incentives for its bankers in favour of green loans and away from ‘brown’ ones.

    • 19 Jul 2018


  • ‘Tis the season to fund early

    The Republic of Indonesia re-opened G3 sovereign bonds for emerging market issuers last week with a $3bn triple-trancher — the second December in a row that it has made an early start on its funding plans. While its timing has come under criticism from some market watchers, the country made a savvy move given the circumstances.

    • 07 Dec 2016

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  • IFC reshuffles team

    The International Finance Corporation has made some internal appointments to replace long-standing veterans Matthew Bauer and John Groesbeek.

    • 20 Jul 2018
  • Funding scorecard: European sovereigns

    Find out how far European sovereigns have progressed in their 2018 plans at the start of the second quarter.

    • 20 Jul 2018

More from Asia

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 20.87
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.74
3 CITIC Securities 12.47
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 11.34
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 10.21

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 12,347.28 50 8.23%
2 Citi 10,940.93 60 7.29%
3 Morgan Stanley 9,919.63 37 6.61%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 8,032.87 28 5.36%
5 China Securities Co Ltd 7,436.55 29 4.96%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 15,555.62 124 7.35%
2 Citi 14,596.34 92 6.90%
3 JPMorgan 10,469.33 53 4.95%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,014.06 57 4.73%
5 Goldman Sachs 9,025.15 40 4.26%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital opens Green/SRI Bond and Loan Awards Poll 2018

    After a year of burgeoning growth and change in green, social and sustainability bond issuance, with huge acceleration in green loans, GlobalCapital today invites you to vote in its third Awards poll for this market.

  • The Australian Fixed Income Poll 2018

    Asiamoney, in association with National Australia Bank, invites all fixed income investors in Asia and Europe to participate in the Australian Fixed Income Poll 2018. The online poll will take only five to 10 minutes to complete.

  • 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.