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  • 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
  • MetLife extends revolving loan to impact fund

    MetLife, the US insurance company, has made an unusual investment as part of its impact investment portfolio, which has about $200m of assets. It is providing a revolving credit facility to an impact investment fund, to enable it to cope more easily with redemptions.

    • 14 Nov 2018
  • Semen Indonesia mandates five for $1.3bn bridge loan

    Cement maker Semen Indonesia has mandated five banks for a $1.282bn bridge loan to support its acquisition of the local unit of Swiss firm LafargeHolcim.

    • 14 Nov 2018

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  • England expects — but how much?

    The Bank of England will steer banks and insurers to think seriously about climate change. This is great news in itself. But what will count is how far the Bank is willing to push them.

    • 16 Oct 2018

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Bookrunners of G3 Syndicated Loans (Asia Pacific ex-Japan)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 ANZ 6,052.87 38 6.42%
2 Standard Chartered Bank 5,338.87 52 5.66%
3 HSBC 4,736.21 38 5.02%
4 MUFG 4,438.85 27 4.71%
5 DBS 4,105.38 31 4.35%

From Our Global Coverage

  • Knauf stays local for acquisition loan underwrite

    Building materials company Knauf has signed a €4bn-equivalent underwritten debt package to go towards its purchase of US peer USG Corp, as lenders continue to reap the rewards of Germany’s booming M&A market.

    • 14 Nov 2018
  • Antin’s debt backed Idex buy underwritten

    Private equity firm Antin Infrastructure Partners has signed €673m of debt facilities to back its acquisition of French energy infrastructure and services company Idex.

    • 14 Nov 2018


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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 16.70
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.38
3 CITIC Securities 10.44
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 9.08
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 8.17

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 16,522.26 78 7.58%
2 Morgan Stanley 14,119.84 65 6.48%
3 Citi 14,051.62 90 6.44%
4 UBS 12,377.19 76 5.68%
5 China International Capital Corp Ltd 10,849.77 43 4.98%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 22,501.46 195 7.41%
2 Citi 22,176.06 147 7.30%
3 JPMorgan 14,738.77 90 4.85%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,958.17 82 4.27%
5 Goldman Sachs 11,835.27 58 3.90%

Asian polls & awards

  • 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.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Best bank for securities services

    Securities services was one of the most competitive award categories GlobalRMB had to decide this year. Our awards criteria demanded the near-impossible from participating banks: to beat the competition in the fast-changing China access scheme, while at the same time demonstrating a broad client base and the ability to be at the cutting edge of innovation.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Best for ABS, CNH, G3 and Panda bonds

    In GlobalRMB's Best Bank Awards for China DCM, Standard Chartered wins for ABS and CNH, HSBC takes home the G3 Bond House Award, and Bank of China gets kudos as the Best House for Panda bond issuers.

  • Now open! GlobalCapital Asia Capital Market Awards 2018

    GlobalCapital Asia is pleased to invite pitches for our annual capital markets and investment banking awards, rewarding the most impressive transactions and investment banks of 2018.