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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

  • Investors eat up Tingyi’s dollar return

    Instant noodle maker Tingyi (Cayman Islands) Holding Corp was back with a $500m deal on Thursday after an eight-year hiatus from the dollar bond market.

    • 18 Sep 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
  • AIIB and NDB plan Covid-19 response bonds

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the New Development Bank (NDB), two new supranational borrowers focused on the emerging markets, are preparing to issue new dollar bonds to support their member states in the fight against the pandemic.

    • 17 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
  • Three Gorges navigates China-US tensions for $1bn

    Tensions between the US and China dealt a blow to state-owned utility firm China Three Gorges Corp’s $1bn bond outing, which fell short of the lead banks’ pricing expectations.

    • 16 Sep 2020

Bank of China In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $bn No of issues Share % STLY Share %
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Global Syndicated Loan Volume 12 19 44.46 223 2.43% 1.58%
Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM 15 14 10.32 119 2.05% 2.21%
Bookrunners of Global FIG 14 9 20.20 82 1.81% 2.82%
Syndicated Loan Revenue - EMEA 20 45 0.01 16 1.77% 0.32%
All Corporate Bonds 25 17 20.78 197 0.91% 1.37%
Leveraged Syndicated Loans 6 7 33.38 183 4.50% 3.01%
Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans 17 16 0.45 3 2.56% 1.91%
Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM 8 6 8.86 111 3.30% 3.53%
Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM 21 27 0.89 8 0.98% 0.56%
Bookrunners of G3 Syndicated Loans (Asia Pacific ex-Japan) 9 4 1.86 13 3.64% 5.21%
Australia DCM 25 30 0.20 1 0.18% 0.35%
Bookrunners of China Domestic DCM 3 2 31.37 158 6.13% 8.29%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 376.57 1413 9.24%
2 BofA Securities 324.70 1237 7.97%
3 Citi 315.60 1194 7.74%
4 Goldman Sachs 228.62 803 5.61%
5 Barclays 217.30 861 5.33%

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 Goldman Sachs 7.32 38 14.80%
2 Credit Suisse 5.81 24 11.75%
3 BofA Securities 4.52 28 9.14%
4 JPMorgan 4.07 29 8.23%
5 Morgan Stanley 3.55 15 7.18%