Latest supras and agencies news

  • Free sustainable investing benchmarks grow with human rights study

    The movement to create free investment benchmarks to support the Sustainable Development Goals is gathering pace, with the launch this week of a major survey of corporate human rights performance.

    • 17 May 2018
  • Human rights: a test of investors’ power

    A survey of companies’ sensitivity to human rights casts big luxury goods companies like LVMH, Hermès and Prada in a bad light. Will investor pressure make them smarten up — or does their indifference suggest investors’ power is limited?

    • 15 May 2018
  • ADB faces hurdles to RMB funding

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is struggling to find the long term RMB funding it needs in both onshore and offshore markets, treasurers at the development bank told GlobalRMB at their head office in Manila.

    • 07 May 2018
  • A decade on, IFC still facing Panda accounting roadblock

    After opening the Panda bond market in the mid-2000s, International Financial Corporation (IFC) has been absent from the asset class for over a decade. But Jingdong Hua, treasurer at IFC, told GlobalRMB that this could change — if China lets the issuer use its own accounting standard again.

    • 07 May 2018
  • New source of guidance as pace mounts on TCFD

    This week, the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures, which is pushing companies to disclose how they are addressing climate change risk and opportunity, launched an online Knowledge Hub to help firms comply.

    • 04 May 2018
  • Banks go granular to study climate credit risk

    Sixteen banks have made the most concerted effort yet at defining how to do scenario analysis on climate change — the core risk management exercise called for by the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures.

    • 03 May 2018
  • Advance guard of banks plans how to tally climate risks

    How risky is it to lend money to a coal-fired power plant or an oil company? OK for another five years, perhaps — but how much longer can they carry on in the face of climate change? So far, banks have largely ducked questions like these. But from next year, more and more of them will be giving some kind of answer in their annual reports.

    • 03 May 2018
  • Thai Exim prepares dollar market return

    Export-Import Bank of Thailand is meeting investors this week ahead of a new dollar bond transaction, its first in nearly eight years.

    • 02 May 2018
  • Fund aims to make the market for climate insurance

    By attracting private investors to provide risk capital to microfinance firms in the developing world, Global Parametrics is hoping to bolster insurance provision against natural disasters to families and businesses in poor countries.

    • 30 Apr 2018
  • The power of the roadshow

    Asia’s bond market is getting tougher, forcing issuers to take roadshows seriously once again.

    • 30 Apr 2018

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 21.76
2 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 15.11
2 CITIC Securities 15.11
4 China CITIC Bank Corp 13.60
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 10.58

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 9,879.80 45 8.93%
2 Morgan Stanley 8,481.96 28 7.66%
3 Goldman Sachs 8,123.16 33 7.34%
4 China Securities Co Ltd 6,118.37 18 5.53%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 5,384.74 11 4.86%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 12,759.16 95 7.41%
2 Citi 11,327.78 69 6.58%
3 Goldman Sachs 8,568.36 34 4.97%
4 JPMorgan 8,456.82 37 4.91%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 7,806.04 40 4.53%

Asian polls & awards

  • 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.

  • Regional Capital Markets Awards Part I: Loans

    In the first instalment of our 2017 awards, we present the full write-ups of the winners for Best Investment Grade Syndicated Loan, Best High Yield Syndicated Loan, Best Leveraged/Acquisition Finance, Best Loan and Best Loans House.