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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

  • Sanctioned Avic pays premium for bond

    China's Avic International Holding Corp had to offer investors a premium for its latest dollar bond, to compensate them for the risk associated with its inclusion on a US sanctions list.

    • 07.30 AM
  • ADB readies long-awaited Panda return

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has hired banks to arrange a roadshow for its first Panda bond in over a decade, to be launched after Chinese New Year.

    • 22 Jan 2021
  • SJM gets $10bn book for $1bn bond debut

    Macau casino operator SJM Holdings generated a $10bn-plus book for its $1bn debut bond this week, despite tight pricing and the lack of US investors. Its credit profile, the transaction’s timing and a comprehensive marketing strategy worked in its favour.

    • 21 Jan 2021
  • Chinese borrowers keep up bond flow

    Chinese companies were undeterred from selling bonds last Friday, usually a quiet day of the week for deal flow, with four borrowers raising funds.

    • 18 Jan 2021
  • Everbright Water seals Rmb1bn Panda

    Frequent Panda bond issuer China Everbright Water priced a three year deal on Thursday, meeting its maximum size target of Rmb1bn ($155m).

    • 15 Jan 2021

Bank of China In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $bn No of issues Share % STLY Share %
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  • Today
Global Syndicated Loan Volume 12 19 44.46 223 2.43% 1.58%
Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM 16 13 1.30 17 2.06% 2.14%
Syndicated Loan Revenue - EMEA 20 45 0.01 16 1.77% 0.32%
Leveraged Syndicated Loans 6 7 33.38 183 4.50% 3.01%
European Sovereign Bonds 17 21 0.11 1 0.36% 0.16%
Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans 17 16 0.45 3 2.56% 1.91%
Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM 11 9 1.06 15 2.82% 3.02%
Bookrunners of G3 Syndicated Loans (Asia Pacific ex-Japan) 9 4 1.86 13 3.64% 5.21%
Bookrunners of China Domestic DCM 25 6 0.07 1 0.77% 4.34%
Bookrunners of Singapore dollar DCM 1 0.20 1 25.38%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 28.16 118 8.09%
2 Citi 27.35 87 7.86%
3 BofA Securities 20.32 74 5.84%
4 BNP Paribas 19.76 67 5.68%
5 HSBC 19.56 72 5.62%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 60.87 123 14.06%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 28.59 93 6.60%
3 Santander 25.41 90 5.87%
4 JPMorgan 23.88 61 5.52%
5 UniCredit 21.51 103 4.97%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 0.94 4 13.47%
2 Goldman Sachs 0.78 5 11.09%
3 Credit Suisse 0.67 3 9.64%
4 HSBC 0.61 3 8.77%
5 BofA Securities 0.61 2 8.70%