Latest local currency loans news

  • Evergrande's Fortune Choice debuts with HK$5.2bn

    Fortune Choice is tapping the offshore loan market for a HK$5.2bn ($664m) fundraising to support the development of a residential building in Hong Kong.

    • 03 Oct 2018
  • URC syndicating NZ$420m refinancing loan in senior

    Philippine food and beverage producer and distributor Universal Robina Corp is gauging appetite among banks for a NZ$420m ($278m) loan to refinance an old borrowing used to back the acquisition of New Zealand’s Griffin’s Foods.

    • 28 Sep 2018
  • Updated: Indian government lays out plans to shore up rupee

    The Indian government has put in place new initiatives to attract capital and curb the country’s expanding deficit, including easing fundraising through overseas bonds and loans, which market watchers say are small but important steps.

    • 17 Sep 2018
  • Leo Paper takes HK$350m in green loan first

    Leo Paper Group, a Hong Kong-based printing services company, has signed a HK$350m ($45m) four year green term loan and revolving credit facility with seven banks, making it the first privately-held firm to complete such a transaction.

    • 04 Sep 2018
  • Texhong opens HK$1bn loan into general

    China’s Texhong Textile Group has returned to the offshore loan market for a HK$1bn ($127m) fundraising.

    • 20 Jul 2018
  • Huarong Investment back for HK$3bn refi

    Huarong Investment Stock Corp has returned to the loan market for a HK$3bn ($382m) dual currency borrowing, offering similar terms as last year.

    • 17 Jul 2018
  • UAF, Greentown boost loans on strong demand

    Two Chinese companies, United Asia Finance and Greentown China Holdings, have received strong responses to their offshore borrowings, allowing them to increase the loan sizes.

    • 05 Jul 2018
  • Kingboard Chemical boosts deal to HK$7bn

    Commitments from a 15-strong syndicate group has allowed China’s Kingboard Chemical Holdings to increase its loan to HK$7bn ($892m) from HK$6bn.

    • 22 Jun 2018
  • HK Broadband seals HK$4.1bn A&E loan

    Hong Kong Broadband Network has closed an amendment and extension of a HK$4.1bn ($528.5m) loan sealed two years ago, slicing the margin by 30bp.

    • 01 Jun 2018
  • Citic Capital opens HK dollar loan into syndication

    Chinese alternative investment firm Citic Capital Holdings has approached the loan market for a new HK$2.5bn ($318m) borrowing.

    • 31 May 2018

Local currency loans news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 18.44
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 15.03
3 CITIC Securities 11.02
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 10.02
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 9.02

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 15,658.50 72 7.69%
2 Morgan Stanley 13,801.54 62 6.78%
3 Citi 13,609.47 87 6.69%
4 UBS 10,792.88 67 5.30%
5 China International Capital Corp Ltd 10,501.97 40 5.16%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 20,519.35 173 7.48%
2 Citi 20,128.10 129 7.34%
3 JPMorgan 13,463.17 81 4.91%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,328.25 77 4.50%
5 Goldman Sachs 11,208.75 54 4.09%

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.