Latest local currency loans news

  • 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
  • Canvest Environmental eyes $150m loan through IFC

    Hong Kong-listed Canvest Environmental Protection Group Company, a waste-to-energy provider, is seeking a $150m-equivalent borrowing denominated in Hong Kong dollars.

    • 20 Apr 2018
  • China Jinmao opens the doors to HK$4bn borrowing

    China Jinmao Holdings has launched a HK$4bn ($509m) loan into syndication through a group of lenders that include the country’s big four state-owned commercial banks.

    • 12 Apr 2018
  • NTPC closes yen loan, attracts eight lenders

    Indian power financier National Thermal Power Corp (NTPC) has closed its $350m-equivalent yen-denominated borrowing, attracting eight Japanese participants.

    • 06 Apr 2018
  • STP beams $577m dual-currency borrowing

    Solusi Tunas Pratama, an Indonesian telecommunications company, has launched a $577m-equivalent dual-currency loan denominated in dollars and rupiah into general syndication.

    • 04 Apr 2018
  • BoCom International opens new HK$4bn fundraising

    BoCom International, the Hong Kong unit of China’s Bank of Communications, has launched a new HK$4bn ($509m) loan into general syndication, just weeks after its Macau unit opened a $500m club-style deal.

    • 28 Mar 2018
  • Asia’s loan market proves resilience but cries out for innovation

    Asia’s loan market has seen big shifts over the past three decades, with regional banks competing head-on with international lenders and the institutional market gathering pace. But some key ingredients are still missing, writes Rashmi Kumar.

    • 23 Mar 2018
  • Borrowers eye HKD loans as Libor-Hibor gap jumps wider

    The widening gap between Libor and Hibor, which reached the highest level in 10 years on Wednesday, is pushing Hong Kong and Chinese borrowers to the Hong Kong dollar-denominated loans market. But while the possibilities for opportunistic deals are plenty, bankers warn the window won’t be open for too long. Pan Yue reports.

    • 22 Mar 2018
  • NWD makes old loan green, sets up new framework

    Hong Kong-listed New World Development has converted a loan signed in March 2016 into a green loan, a first of its kind for the company and in line with its plan to promote sustainability across its business.

    • 21 Mar 2018
  • STP gears up for new $590m dual-currency borrowing

    Solusi Tunas Pratama is set to begin marketing a new $590m-equivalent financing in dollars and rupiah to retail lenders, said bankers close to the trade.

    • 13 Mar 2018

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 18.47
2 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 16.20
2 CITIC Securities 16.20
4 China CITIC Bank Corp 14.58
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 11.34

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Citi 8,204.66 32 8.64%
2 Morgan Stanley 7,597.79 22 8.00%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,294.64 26 7.68%
4 China Securities Co Ltd 5,454.82 15 5.74%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 5,244.96 10 5.52%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
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1 HSBC 10,843.64 80 7.56%
2 Citi 8,012.60 53 5.59%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,087.22 26 4.94%
4 JPMorgan 7,025.39 30 4.90%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 5,916.31 29 4.13%

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.