Latest investment grade loans news

  • ICTSI tests appetite for €260m syndication

    Philippine company International Container Terminal Services has turned to banks for a €260m ($296m) fundraising, breaking a hiatus of more than two years from the loan market.

    • 04:45 AM
  • Sun Hung Kai returns for annual loan foray

    Hong Kong-listed Sun Hung Kai Properties is talking to banks for its annual return to the loan market. The company has raised its funding cost for the first time in five years.

    • 16 Jan 2019
  • Hyosung Vina revamps loan, cuts size to $750m

    Hyosung Vina Chemicals is holding bank presentations and a site visit at the end of January to woo lenders with a $750m syndicated financing that has been relaunched with a smaller size, higher margins and a different bookrunning team.

    • 16 Jan 2019
  • L’Occitane makes biggest buy to date

    Luxury cosmetics company L’Occitane has agreed to buy UK skincare brand Elemis for $900m, in what will be its biggest acquisition since it listed at the turn of the decade.

    • 14 Jan 2019
  • China Water Affairs closes $300m loan with 17

    China Water Affairs has closed a $300m loan launched last November, with 16 participants joining the deal in syndication.

    • 09 Jan 2019
  • Haitong seeks HK$13.8bn refi via 16 banks

    Haitong International Securities has returned to the loan market for a HK$13.8bn ($1.7bn) refinancing led by a 16-strong group of mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners.

    • 09 Jan 2019
  • Avolon flies in for $300m borrowing

    Aircraft leasing company Avolon has returned to the offshore syndications market for a $300m loan.

    • 08 Jan 2019
  • China Everbright Greentech seeks HK$800m five year

    China Everbright Greentech, an environmental protection service provider under China Everbright International, is testing lenders’ appetite for a HK$800m ($102m) syndicated loan.

    • 04 Jan 2019
  • IOC pays up for bigger $1.3bn borrowing

    Indian Oil Corp is in the market with a $1.3bn financing, in yet another sign the country’s famously stingy borrowers are allowing pricing to inch up.

    • 18 Dec 2018
  • 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.

    • 10 Dec 2018

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 14.44
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 11.65
3 Bank of China (BOC) 10.33
4 CITIC Securities 8.41
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 7.17

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 1,277.35 6 14.99%
2 Goldman Sachs 1,075.14 2 12.62%
3 Bank of China 754.84 3 8.86%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 721.75 3 8.47%
5 Guotai Junan Securities Co Ltd 687.65 4 8.07%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 HSBC 2,199.70 15 10.28%
2 Citi 2,109.79 17 9.86%
3 JPMorgan 1,192.62 8 5.58%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 1,109.43 8 5.19%
5 UBS 1,022.45 9 4.78%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Investment banks

    In the fourth and final instalment of GlobalCapital Asia’s capital markets awards announcements, find out the Best Asian Investment Bank and the Best Investment Bank in the region for 2018.

  • 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.