• CDB entices investors with dollars, euros

    China Development Bank (CDB) raised nearly $3bn from dollar and euro bonds on Monday, appealing to investors due to its rarity in the debt market.

    • 20 Oct 2020
  • ABC, BOC Investment add to FIG spree

    Agricultural Bank of China and Bank of China’s investment arm tapped the bond market on Thursday, joining a host of other issuers that also sought fresh funding.

    • 16 Oct 2020
  • Chinese issuers flood offshore bond market

    Bond sales from Chinese issuers continued unabated on Thursday despite heavy supply in the first half of the week, with firms raising a combined $1.1bn from the debt market.

    • 18 Sep 2020
  • BOC dives deeper into sustainability with blue bond

    Bank of China took yet another step this week to build China’s sustainability market by selling Asia’s first blue bond to benefit ocean-related projects — opening the door for similar deals from the region. Morgan Davis reports.

    • 17 Sep 2020
  • BOC makes waves with first blue bond

    Bank of China printed Asia’s first blue bond on Monday, with plans to use the roughly $940m raised to benefit ocean-related sustainability projects.

    • 15 Sep 2020
  • BOC goes blue in first for Asia’s bond market

    Bank of China rolled out a dual-currency blue bond on Monday, making it the first borrower in Asia to market a marine sustainability transaction.

    • 14 Sep 2020
  • BoCom mixes fixed, FRN for $1.15bn

    Bank of Communications used its Hong Kong arm for a tightly priced dual-tranche deal on Thursday, bringing back floating rate and fixed rate combo bonds for Chinese financial credits.

    • 04 Sep 2020
  • AMC bond supply back with a bang as Great Wall takes $500m

    China Great Wall Asset Management Co reopened bond supply from the country's bad debt managers this week with a tightly priced $500m deal.

    • 13 Aug 2020
  • CMB Leasing revives 10yr bonds for China FIG

    CMB Financial Leasing Co returned with five year and 10 year dual-tranche bonds on Wednesday, selling the first decade bond from a Chinese FIG credit in more than a month as costs for longer-dated notes fall.

    • 06 Aug 2020
  • ICBCI nets $700m inside fair value

    ICBC International Holdings found a positive window to sell a five year bond on Tuesday, riding the uptick in market sentiment to price a $700m transaction inside fair value.

    • 22 Jul 2020
  • SPDB rakes in $500m from FRN

    Shanghai Pudong Development Bank Co has added to the growing presence of Chinese financial credits in the international debt market with a $500m deal.

    • 21 Jul 2020
  • ICBC, BoCom bonds widen in aftermarket

    Dollar bonds sold by Bank of Communications and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China widened in the aftermarket on Tuesday after both firms took a tight approach to pricing.

    • 14 Jul 2020
  • ABC scores $450m in senior deal

    ABC International Holdings raised $450m from a three year bond on Wednesday, thanks in part to backing from the 23 banks that ran its transaction.

    • 09 Jul 2020
  • Covid-19 fears push up Cinda’s funding costs

    China Cinda (HK) Holdings Co priced a $2bn four-tranche transaction on Wednesday, paying a premium to reach its size target as the fast-spreading novel coronavirus, or Covid-19, continued to rattle global markets.

    • 12 Mar 2020
  • Updated: BOC makes Covid-19 bonds international

    Bank of China took Covid-19-linked bonds offshore on Thursday with a dual currency two year transaction, which was offered through its Macau branch.

    • 27 Feb 2020
  • BoCom puts more weight on dollars in new triple-trancher

    China’s Bank of Communications came out with a $1.95bn-equivalent three-tranche deal on Thursday. It opted for a bigger dollar portion and a slimmer offshore renminbi (CNH) bond, compared with its last outing.

    • 16 Jan 2020
  • Bond flurry continues but Vietnamese bank falls short

    The overwhelming supply of international bonds from Asia continued on Tuesday, as issuers dashed to raise dollars, and in one case, sterling. But not every borrower was able to cross the finish line.

    • 15 Jan 2020

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 18.45
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 13.56
3 China Merchants Bank Co 12.10
4 China Construction Bank (CCB) 9.85
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 8.93

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 22.44 89 7.39%
2 CITIC Securities 19.78 121 6.52%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 19.76 95 6.51%
4 Goldman Sachs 17.76 107 5.85%
5 China Securities Co Ltd 15.52 60 5.11%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 28.85 223 7.62%
2 Citi 28.41 169 7.50%
3 JPMorgan 19.37 134 5.12%
4 BofA Securities 18.70 103 4.94%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 17.89 163 4.72%

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