Latest leveraged/non-investment grade loans news

  • The end of the road for roadshows

    The shock of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak has forced some rapid thinking among capital markets participants. Almost the first impact has been on travel.

    • 27 Feb 2020
  • Shenwan makes HK$3bn loan debut through SPDB

    Chinese brokerage Shenwan Hongyuan Securities is out for a one-year bridge loan, seeking HK$3bn ($385m) for its international loan market debut.

    • 27 Feb 2020
  • Trip.com makes quick loan return amid travel woes

    Chinese travel services provider Trip.com Group is seeking a $1.2bn loan at a time when markets are reeling from the rapid spread of the coronavirus outside the mainland and companies are assessing the impact of the epidemic on their businesses. Despite difficult market conditions, the borrower has received plenty of interest for the deal. Pan Yue reports.

    • 27 Feb 2020
  • VPBank Finance plans dollar loan return

    VPBank Finance Company, the consumer finance arm of Vietnam Prosperity Joint Stock Commercial Bank, is in talks with banks for a new loan.

    • 26 Feb 2020
  • Tech boutique offers tool to spot greenwash

    Investors who have been longing for the EU Taxonomy of Sustainable Economic Activities to tell them what is green are now realising that its arrival could make life tricky. From the end of next year, they will have to start reporting how sustainable all their portfolios are. It could prove an enormous headache. But a tiny company has developed a tool it claims can cut out a lot of the worries investors face in working out how to comply.

    • 26 Feb 2020
  • Park Hotel raises debut green loan

    Singapore’s Park Hotel Group has sealed its maiden green loan, raising S$237m ($169m) from United Overseas Bank.

    • 25 Feb 2020
  • Trip.com seeks $1.2bn loan amid travel woes

    Chinese travel services provider Trip.com Group has picked Standard Chartered as the mandated lead arranger and bookrunner for a $1.2bn refinancing deal.

    • 24 Feb 2020
  • Powerlong seeks refi loan through ICBC Macau

    China’s Powerlong Real Estate Holdings is returning to the international loan market to refinance some of its debt, mandating one bank to lead the deal.

    • 19 Feb 2020
  • Techcombank kicks off second loan attempt

    Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) has launched a $300m deal into general syndication, marking its second attempt at tapping the loan market.

    • 19 Feb 2020
  • Genesis Care buyout offers loan buyers rare juice and a Chinese shareholder

    Australian healthcare business Genesis Care is borrowing A$1.4bn-equivalent to fund the buyout of 21st Century Oncology’s US business, giving loan investors a rare chance to put money to work at a spread north of 400bp.

    • 18 Feb 2020

Leveraged/non-investment grade loans news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Ping An Bank 42.86
2 Bank of China (BOC) 28.57
3 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.29
3 China Merchants Bank Co 14.29

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 China International Capital Corp Ltd 4.49 23 12.23%
2 China Securities Co Ltd 3.57 8 9.73%
3 CITIC Securities 3.46 12 9.43%
4 Morgan Stanley 3.39 11 9.23%
5 Goldman Sachs 1.70 13 4.65%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Citi 7.40 42 7.56%
2 HSBC 6.26 54 6.39%
3 UBS 4.99 32 5.10%
4 JPMorgan 4.59 31 4.69%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 4.47 37 4.57%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital China 2019 awards winners: Part III

    In the final part of GlobalCapital China’s awards announcement, we discuss the key innovation of 2019, and reveal the individual that has made the greatest contribution to reforming and internationalising the Chinese onshore market.

  • GlobalCapital China 2019 awards winners: Part II

    In the second part of GlobalCapital China’s awards announcement, we reveal the winning banks across Panda bonds, G3 bonds and ABS, as well as the best bank for securities services and the most impressive law firm.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2019: Investment banks

    In the fourth and final instalment of GlobalCapital Asia’s capital markets awards announcements, find out which firms have been named the Best Asian Investment Bank and the Best Investment Bank in the region for 2019.

  • GlobalCapital China announces 2019 awards winners: Part I

    GlobalCapital China, previously GlobalRMB, is pleased to announce the winners of its annual capital markets awards, honouring the banks, companies and individuals that have made the biggest contribution to bridging the gap between China’s markets and the rest of the world. In part one of the awards, we reveal the most impressive issuers in the FIG, corporate and SSA categories.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2019: Bonds

    In part three of GlobalCapital Asia's awards results announcements, we reveal the winning bond deals across a variety of categories. In addition, we also name the Best G3 Bond House, Best High Yield Bond House and the winner of the Best House for SRI Financing.