Latest investment grade loans news

  • Avic International back for $200m borrowing

    Chinese company Avic International Leasing has returned to the offshore loan market for a $200m borrowing, according to a banker who has received the invitation.

    • 07 May 2018
  • Hyosung Vina Chemicals cancels $1bn loan

    Hyosung Vina Chemicals, which launched a $1bn loan last month for capital expenditure related to chemical plants in Vietnam, has cancelled the fundraising. Its new Vietnamese unit is still pending the government’s approval for incorporation, according to a South Korea-based banker close to the deal.

    • 04 May 2018
  • Kingboard Chemical returns for HK$6bn loan

    China’s Kingboard Chemical Holdings has returned to the offshore loan market for a HK$6bn ($764m) borrowing, less than six months after signing its last syndicated transaction.

    • 03 May 2018
  • Reliance Jio launches ¥53.5bn Samurai loan

    India’s Reliance Jio Infocomm has launched the biggest Samurai loan from an Asian company into general syndication, as it looks to leverage on Japanese onshore liquidity.

    • 03 May 2018
  • Astra Sedaya cuts pricing on new $150m loan

    Indonesia’s Astra Sedaya Finance (ASF) is back in the offshore loan market for a new $150m borrowing, paying 20bp lower than a similar deal raised last year.

    • 02 May 2018
  • Fiat India cuts price of old loan after successful car debut

    Fiat India Automobiles, the India-based wholly-owned subsidiary of Italy’s FCA Group, has cut the price of a $250m old project loan by converting it into a corporate finance deal.

    • 26 Apr 2018
  • UAF makes quick return for HK$1.6bn borrowing

    United Asia Finance, a personal loan provider in Hong Kong, is making a quick return for a HK$1.6bn ($203m) term loan, just two months after sealing its last borrowing.

    • 26 Apr 2018
  • Hyosung Vina Chemicals seeks $1bn loan

    Hyosung Vina Chemicals, a Vietnam-based business unit under South Korean conglomerate Hyosung, is raising a $1bn loan from both Korean and international lenders.

    • 23 Apr 2018
  • Reliance Jio raises ¥53.5bn Samurai loan

    Reliance Jio Infocomm, the mobile network operator controlled by India’s Reliance Industries, has raised ¥53.5bn ($498m), the largest Samurai loan for an Asian corporation.

    • 20 Apr 2018
  • Dong Yin closes oversubscribed $100m loan

    Dong Yin Development, a unit of China Orient Asset Management Co, has closed its $100m three year loan with close to 10 Taiwanese and Chinese participants, said sources close to the deal.

    • 18 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 %
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  • 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 %
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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.