Latest supras and agencies news

  • Chexim follows Korean peer to score zero coupon

    The Export-Import Bank of China (Chexim) came to the bond market in two currencies on Tuesday to raise $1.068bn, pricing the euro tranche at an impressive zero coupon.

    • 09 Oct 2019
  • The EIB should be Europe’s development hub — for now

    European politicians may be tempted to make a show by founding a new development bank. That would be a mistake. Results are what matter, not branding. To supercharge development and climate finance, the EU should choose the simplest and fastest option.

    • 08 Oct 2019
  • SSA trio line up in dollars

    Three public sector borrowers announced dollar benchmarks on Monday, rekindling the market after a quiet week.

    • 07 Oct 2019
  • FRN bonanza sweeps MTN market

    Corporate, FIG and SSA issuers placed floating rate notes this week, pegged to Euribor, Sonia and Libor. With so many issuers coming to market, bankers are interested to see which other borrowers 'take advantage of the liquidity'.

    • 04 Oct 2019
  • Higher yielding dollar SSAs in demand

    Deals set to be issued by the Province of Ontario and Development Bank of Japan on Wednesday attracted good demand, reflecting their higher yield relative to other dollar supra and agency bonds.

    • 25 Sep 2019
  • The path to zero carbon: fast will mean firm

    Investors and banks are pledging right, left and centre to fight climate change. Good for them — but the economy must get to carbon neutrality as soon as possible. This cannot be done until banks and funds refuse to fund more fossil fuels.

    • 24 Sep 2019
  • Kommuninvest kicks off busy dollar week

    Kommuninvest kicked off the dollar market this week with a $1.25bn blowout, despite it being at record tight levels over Treasuries, according to a banker on the deal. Following on from Kommuninvest’s deal, a wide range of SSAs look to print across the curve, including rare issuer IDB Invest with its five year dollar bond debut.

    • 24 Sep 2019
  • Kexim finds Aussie dollar interest in Taiwan

    The Export-Import Bank of Korea (Kexim) turned to the Taiwanese market to raise Australian dollars, after finding a receptive audience for the currency.

    • 20 Sep 2019
  • AfDB postpones debut Panda bond to 2020

    The African Development Bank has delayed the issuance of its inaugural Panda bond to 2020, after previously hoping to make its debut in China’s interbank bond market this year.

    • 12 Sep 2019
  • Green price ratchet bonds will soon be everywhere

    The sustainability-linked bond issued by Enel on Thursday opens a new chapter in the green finance market. Anyone tempted to think this will be a freak should think again. The idea is sure to catch on.

    • 10 Sep 2019

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 27.09
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 12.86
3 China Merchants Bank Co 11.85
4 China Merchants Securities Co 9.09
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 5.51

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 11.56 53 6.98%
2 CITIC Securities 11.15 64 6.74%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 9.66 56 5.83%
4 UBS 9.66 73 5.83%
5 Morgan Stanley 9.43 59 5.70%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 29.40 258 8.37%
2 Citi 23.83 167 6.79%
3 JPMorgan 16.38 120 4.66%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 16.13 163 4.59%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12.50 94 3.56%

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    GlobalCapital China is pleased to invite you to participate in the GlobalCapital China Capital Market Awards 2019. Inaugurated last year under the GlobalRMB banner, the awards celebrate the accomplishments of the leading players in the renminbi debt capital markets, onshore and offshore, as well as key service providers.

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  • 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.