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  • 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.

    • 11 Dec 2018
  • CDB keeps market engaged with dual-currency outing

    Policy lender China Development Bank printed a dual-currency, three-tranche transaction on Tuesday, raising $2.4bn-equivalent. While it paid just a couple of basis points of new issue premium for the dollar bonds amid a short-lived market rally, demand for the euro portion exceeded expectations.

    • 05 Dec 2018
  • AfDB eyes debut Panda and Zambian kwacha bonds in 2019

    The African Development Bank will look to issue its first bonds in renminbi and Zambian kwacha next year.

    • 29 Nov 2018
  • KTZ returns to Swiss francs in choppy conditions

    Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), the Kazakh state-owned rail company, sold Sfr150m five year Swiss franc bonds on Tuesday, in choppy market conditions.

    • 27 Nov 2018
  • Updated: ADBC takes on euros for diversification

    Agricultural Development Bank of China (ADBC) has dipped into the euro market for the first time to diversify its investor base, despite having no real need for the currency and having to pay up for the fundraising.

    • 20 Nov 2018
  • Investors line up behind Kexim’s defensive trade

    Investors flocked to the Export-Import Bank of Korea’s (Kexim) $1bn bond on Monday, viewing the policy bank as a defensive credit to park their cash in.

    • 20 Nov 2018
  • Asian issuers push out bonds in pre-holiday rush

    A flurry of Asian bond issuers have ventured out in a bid to wrap up deals ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday in the US on Thursday, even as markets remain on shaky ground.

    • 19 Nov 2018
  • Thai Exim sets benchmark with rare issuance

    Export-Import Bank of Thailand has raised $300m from its first foray into the offshore bond market, generating $2.5bn of demand — and setting an important benchmark for the country’s issuers. Morgan Davis reports.

    • 15 Nov 2018
  • Wake-up call for investors in human rights laggards like Heinz and Starbucks

    Investors need to use their voices, especially by voting at AGMs, to improve the poor performance of many companies on protecting human rights, according to supporters gathered in London on Monday for the launch of the second annual results of the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark.

    • 14 Nov 2018
  • Thai Exim tempts investors into maiden dollar deal

    The Export-Import Bank of Thailand set a benchmark for issuers from the country with its debut $300m outing on Tuesday, finding strong backing both in the primary and secondary markets.

    • 14 Nov 2018

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 15.31
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 12.35
3 CITIC Securities 8.92
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 7.60
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 6.76

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 17,340.89 84 7.58%
2 Morgan Stanley 14,411.26 72 6.30%
3 Citi 14,337.79 96 6.27%
4 UBS 13,054.43 87 5.71%
5 China International Capital Corp Ltd 11,355.46 47 4.96%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 25,595.68 221 7.66%
2 Citi 23,431.57 157 7.01%
3 JPMorgan 15,663.09 97 4.69%
4 Goldman Sachs 13,751.52 67 4.12%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,338.92 85 3.99%

Asian polls & awards

  • 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.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Person of the year, most impressive innovation

    In the final article on our GlobalRMB awards, we talk about the key innovation of the year and highlight the individual that has made the greatest contribution to the development of China’s cross-border capital markets.