Latest leveraged/non-investment grade loans news

  • VPBank Finance’s $200m borrowing opens in general

    VPBank Finance is tapping international loan market liquidity for an up to $200m three year facility, which has two lenders at the helm.

    • 21 Feb 2018
  • Time for Asian loans to shine

    The Asian loan market has had to battle a tough few years, with record volumes in 2014 tailed by four straight annual declines. But loans bankers in the region have a feeling their time may have come.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • Lenovo plugs in for $1bn new money borrowing

    Chinese smartphone and laptop maker Lenovo Group has approached lenders in the offshore loan market for a $1bn fundraising.

    • 13 Feb 2018
  • Golden Eagle hunts for $500m facility with five

    Chinese department store operator Golden Eagle International Trading is back in the overseas loan market after a gap of three years for a $500m financing.

    • 09 Feb 2018
  • Mezz gains popularity amid rising valuations

    Leverage finance bankers are bracing themselves for a rise in mezzanine financing in Asia, buoyed by talk that part of the HK$32bn loan to back a record-breaking Hong Kong property deal will be financed with junior debt.

    • 08 Feb 2018
  • Terms emerge for Indorent’s $100m syndicated loan

    Pricing details are out for a $100m facility for car rental service provider CSM Corporatama, better known as Indorent.

    • 05 Feb 2018
  • Indorent revs up $100m syndicated loan

    Car rental service provider CSM Corporatama, better known as Indorent, has reached out to lenders for a $100m syndicated loan, said bankers who received a preliminary email asking them to attend a roadshow.

    • 02 Feb 2018
  • Tyre maker Shandong Linglong hits the road for $200m debut

    Chinese company Shandong Linglong Tire Co has chosen dollars and euros for its maiden overseas fundraising.

    • 30 Jan 2018
  • Don’t ignore the GIFT that keeps on giving

    A recent syndication for Omani borrower Bank Sohar made market observers take notice, thanks to the presence of Axis Bank at the top group, reflecting Indian banks’ rising eagerness to provide liquidity for foreign currency deals. Yet the country rarely features in the roadshow schedule for fundraisings — an oversight that banks should rapidly correct.

    • 30 Jan 2018
  • Bain glides in with $305m loan for Trans Maldivian Airways

    Trans Maldivian Airways has landed back in the Asian loan market for a $305m senior secured deal, following its acquisition by a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity at the end of last year.

    • 26 Jan 2018

Leveraged/non-investment grade loans news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 35.00
2 China CITIC Bank Corp 30.00
3 China Merchants Securities Co 17.00
4 HSBC 5.00
4 Standard Chartered Bank 5.00

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 5,061.71 11 11.36%
2 Huatai Securities Co Ltd 3,404.45 12 7.64%
3 Citi 2,574.12 16 5.78%
4 UBS 2,555.84 13 5.73%
5 CITIC Securities 2,314.61 9 5.19%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 3,946.69 35 6.93%
2 Goldman Sachs 3,534.62 11 6.21%
3 Citi 3,319.98 22 5.83%
4 JPMorgan 3,233.64 13 5.68%
5 Morgan Stanley 3,025.35 20 5.32%

Asian polls & awards

  • 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.

  • GlobalCapital Asia regional capital markets awards 2017: the winners

    Over the last two months, GlobalCapital Asia's team has conducted pitch meetings with banks to decide the most impressive capital markets transactions and advisers in Asia in 2017.