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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

  • Xiaomi scores tight pricing in debut Panda bond

    Hong Kong-listed Xiaomi Corp sold its first private placement Panda bond on Thursday. The Rmb1bn ($141m) deal was priced tighter than banks and the issuer previously expected.

    • 03 Apr 2020
  • NDB finances emergency loan to China with Panda bond

    New Development Bank, a multilateral development bank established by the five BRICS countries, sold a Rmb5bn ($704m) three year Panda bond on Thursday. All proceeds will be used to fund an emergency loan NDB recently promised to three Chinese provincial governments to help them combat the Covid-19 outbreak. Rebecca Feng reports.

    • 02 Apr 2020
  • Cruise line launches rescue attempt with rights issue and $3bn bond

    Carnival Cruises, the world’s largest leisure travel company, is rolling the dice on a coronavirus rescue package, launching a $1.25bn underwritten rights issue, $1.75bn convertible bond, and a $3bn dual currency high yield bond.

    • 31 Mar 2020
  • Xiaomi gears up for debut private Panda offering

    China’s Xiaomi Corp is planning to print a Rmb1bn ($141m) private placement Panda bond next week, in what will be the smartphone and appliances maker’s first outing in the onshore bond market.

    • 24 Mar 2020
  • Mercedes-Benz uses rare revolver for auto ABS

    Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance broke an almost year-long break from the China auto ABS market this week with a Rmb6.316bn ($892m) deal. The company added a three month revolving period to its transaction, a rarity for issuers.

    • 20 Mar 2020

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 18 14 11.99 73 1.57% 2.14%
Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM 16 15 3.34 42 1.73% 1.74%
Bookrunners of Global FIG 16 14 5.80 30 1.29% 2.39%
Syndicated Loan Revenue - EMEA 20 45 0.01 16 1.77% 0.32%
All Corporate Bonds 22 22 6.89 60 1.04% 1.29%
All Sterling Bonds 19 0.41 4 0.65%
Leveraged Syndicated Loans 15 4 7.94 56 2.01% 4.78%
Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA 24 63 1.31 4 1.19% 0.18%
Bookrunners of European Marketed Syndicated Loans 24 63 1.31 4 1.19% 0.18%
Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans 3 0.38 1 7.75%
Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM 9 12 2.98 38 2.82% 2.76%
Bookrunners of G3 Syndicated Loans (Asia Pacific ex-Japan) 8 6 0.55 5 4.27% 5.42%
Australia DCM 22 0.20 1 0.54%
Bookrunners of China Domestic DCM 4 2 9.65 48 6.96% 8.35%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 164.80 545 9.83%
2 BofA Securities 139.54 459 8.33%
3 Citi 128.00 437 7.64%
4 Goldman Sachs 99.84 283 5.96%
5 Barclays 92.11 342 5.50%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 9.11 38 6.62%
2 UniCredit 7.52 36 5.46%
3 BofA Securities 7.39 29 5.37%
4 BNP Paribas 7.38 42 5.36%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 6.01 35 4.37%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Credit Suisse 3.10 7 9.18%
2 JPMorgan 3.10 21 9.18%
3 Citi 2.87 19 8.51%
4 Morgan Stanley 2.81 15 8.33%
5 Goldman Sachs 2.43 15 7.19%