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  • The end of Libor: Asian banks are unprepared

    How much work have Asian banks put in to get ready for the end of Libor on December 31, 2021? Senior bankers in the region tend to respond to this question with shrugs, caveats and equivocations. It is clear, they admit privately, that not much progress has been made.

    • 17 Oct 2019

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

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Standard Chartered Bank 6.41 46 7.53%
2 HSBC 6.21 36 7.29%
3 Bank of China 5.07 20 5.96%
4 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 5.00 29 5.88%
5 Mizuho 4.03 26 4.73%

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  • PWLB’s lending level to local authorities rises, sets PP agents' eyes alight

    Capital markets have long been unattractive funding routes for UK local authorities as the Public Works Loan Board (PWLB) — a government body that provides loans from the National Loans Fund to public bodies — has offered lending levels that public and private markets couldn’t compete with. But a recent Treasury announcement may have tipped the scales in PP players' favour.

    • 18 Oct 2019
  • GlobalCapital’s Loan Awards poll is open!

    GlobalCapital’s poll to determine our Syndicated Loan and Leveraged Finance Awards 2019 is now open. We would be delighted if you would take this opportunity to pick the deals and firms that have made the most difference to loan markets in 2019. We remind you that an institution cannot win a category it hasn't voted on.

    • 18 Oct 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%

Asian polls & awards

  • Finance Minister of the Year, CEE

    Djamshid Kuchkarov, Uzbekistan

  • GlobalCapital China Capital Market Awards 2019: open for submissions

    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.

  • Last chance! GlobalCapital Asia Capital Market Awards 2019

    GlobalCapital Asia is pleased to invite pitches for our annual capital markets and investment banking awards, which reward the most impressive transactions and investment banks of 2019.

  • 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.