Latest SSA local currency bond news

  • KDB prices tightest and largest Korean Kangaroo

    Korea Development Bank moved to place the largest Korean Kangaroo earlier this week, a note that was also priced more tightly than any other Korean-issued Aussie dollar deal.

    • 22 Aug 2019
  • Philippines squeezes pricing for Samurai comeback

    The Republic of the Philippines took advantage of Japanese investors’ hunger for yield with a tightly priced four-tranche ¥92bn ($863.4m) Samurai bond.

    • 05 Aug 2019
  • India should pause sovereign bond plans

    India’s plan to sell its first international bond has been caught in a battle of wills between the ministry of finance and the government. While any issuance is likely to be received well by the market, the sovereign should hold off on a deal until it is ready to present a united front to investors.

    • 29 Jul 2019
  • CDC sells ‘tightest ever’ Samurai

    Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations has returned to the Samurai market with what the issuer and leads said was the lowest ever coupon in the format.

    • 25 Jul 2019
  • Updated: China sells inaugural CNH bond in Macau

    The Chinese Ministry of Finance (MoF) completed its maiden Rmb1.7bn ($247m) three year offshore renminbi bond in Macau on Thursday, pricing it slightly higher than onshore government bonds.

    • 04 Jul 2019
  • PBoC prices CNH bills as MoF readies Macau debut

    The People's Bank of China priced two tranches of offshore renminbi notes worth Rmb30bn ($4.36bn) on Wednesday, ahead of a planned CNH debut by the Ministry of Finance in Macau next week.

    • 26 Jun 2019
  • New regulations to boost infrastructure investments

    The Chinese state council introduced new measures governing the proceeds of local government special-purpose bonds on Monday. Some of the proceeds can now be counted as project capital — which bankers said would make it easier for infrastructure projects to secure loans.

    • 11 Jun 2019
  • Portugal RMB2bn 4.09% Jun 22

    • 30 May 2019
  • Portugal opens up eurozone to China’s bond market

    Portugal attracted strong domestic interest on Thursday when it became the first issuer from the eurozone to enter the Panda bond market. Other borrowers from the eurozone are set to follow in its path, including Austria, as issuers look to broaden their investor base and develop the Panda market.

    • 30 May 2019
  • Portugal brings eurozone’s first Panda bond

    Portugal sold its long-awaited debut Panda bond on Thursday, becoming just the third European sovereign and the first from the eurozone to tap China’s bond market.

    • 30 May 2019

SSA local currency bond news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 21.07
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 12.89
3 China Merchants Securities Co 12.45
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 7.55
5 China Securities 6.29

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 9,832.84 52 7.35%
2 Goldman Sachs 9,385.90 40 7.02%
3 Morgan Stanley 8,062.73 52 6.03%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 7,479.26 47 5.59%
5 UBS 7,462.23 53 5.58%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 23,142.11 201 8.38%
2 Citi 17,666.90 132 6.39%
3 JPMorgan 14,329.96 97 5.19%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 12,554.94 122 4.54%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,422.96 80 3.77%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital reveals SRI Award nominations

    GlobalCapital has published the nominations for its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards. The winners will be announced on September 17, at our Awards Ceremony in Amsterdam.

  • GlobalCapital SRI Awards: poll extended

    In response to requests from market participants, GlobalCapital has extended the closing date of its poll to determine the 2019 winners of its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards. Market participants can now vote until July 26.

  • GlobalCapital opens 2019 poll for SRI Awards

    GlobalCapital has launched its poll to determine the 2019 winners of its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards. Market participants are invited to participate.

  • GlobalCapital launches Sustainable Financing and Investing Survey

    GlobalCapital is conducting a global research survey on the fast-changing markets for sustainable financing and investing. It will combine the views of issuers and investors to give a nuanced picture of how this trend is changing capital markets for both groups.

  • 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.