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  • People news in brief: February 28, 2019

    HKEX makes several hires — JPM poaches Olympian from GS for Aus ECM — BOC’s Sebastian Ha resurfaces at Chinese rival

    • 28 Feb 2019
  • BOC’s Ha resurfaces at Chinese rival

    Former Bank of China syndicate head Sebastian Ha has joined SPDB International as its head of fixed income.

    • 25 Feb 2019
  • PBoC opens first central bank bills swap

    The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) made good on its promise to swap perpetual bonds for government bills on Wednesday, kicking off a Rmb1.5bn ($222m) swap that forced the central bank to start issuing bills again after a long hiatus.

    • 20 Feb 2019
  • Onshore perps still out of reach for small Chinese banks

    Bank of China’s Rmb40bn ($5.9bn) perpetual bond has opened up a possible path for other banks with similar funding needs, but smaller banks may still find it hard to attract investors, said analysts and bankers this week. Widening the scope of perpetual bonds so that insurance companies can purchase them will be key to solving the problem.

    • 29 Jan 2019
  • BOC loses debt syndicate head in Hong Kong

    Bank of China’s Hong Kong-based debt syndicate head Sebastian Ha is leaving the firm next month.

    • 28 Jan 2019

Latest market news

  • Sun Hung Kai jumps on strong market for tap

    Sun Hung Kai Properties took advantage of a favourable market backdrop and solid aftermarket performance of its latest dollar bond to return with a tap just four days after the original transaction was priced.

    • 20 Jan 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
  • New World China breaks five-year loan hiatus

    New World China Land, the mainland China property business arm of Hong Kong’s New World Development Co, has returned to the offshore loan market after five years for a HK$5bn ($643m) borrowing.

    • 14 Jan 2020
  • Greater China issuers flood market with dollar bonds

    Seven borrowers from Greater China raised about $2bn from new dollar bonds on Monday, while Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific tapped the Singapore dollar market.

    • 14 Jan 2020

Bank of China In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $bn No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
Global Syndicated Loan Volume 13 5 0.03 1 1.18% 4.90%
Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM 19 18 0.50 7 1.67% 0.97%
Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance 2 7 0.54 1 20.16% 4.20%
Syndicated Loan Revenue - EMEA 20 45 0.01 16 1.77% 0.32%
All Sterling Bonds 19 0.07 1 0.42%
Leveraged Syndicated Loans 10 1 0.03 1 1.99% 17.49%
European Sovereign Bonds 15 0.06 1 0.55%
Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans 22 0.56 3 1.66%
Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM 16 19 0.57 7 2.45% 2.00%
Bookrunners of G3 Syndicated Loans (Asia Pacific ex-Japan) 1 0.03 1 14.29%
Bookrunners of China Domestic DCM 5 4 0.54 1 8.33% 6.18%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Citi 44.89 154 8.67%
2 JPMorgan 38.43 144 7.42%
3 BofA Securities 30.55 121 5.90%
4 Barclays 29.38 116 5.68%
5 Goldman Sachs 25.17 88 4.86%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 HSBC 0.69 5 12.72%
2 Goldman Sachs 0.59 2 10.80%
3 BofA Securities 0.52 4 9.65%
4 Credit Suisse 0.48 3 8.80%
5 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 0.36 3 6.59%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 1.17 7 12.11%
2 JPMorgan 1.06 8 10.99%
3 Citi 0.98 7 10.18%
4 Goldman Sachs 0.84 4 8.75%
5 Barclays 0.78 8 8.05%