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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

  • BMW shifts gears for Panda bond return

    BMW Finance returned to the Panda bond market with a Rmb3bn ($424m) dual-tranche private placement note. It was the company's third outing this year, but this time the German automaker substituted the three year tranche with a two year note.

    • 18 Oct 2019
  • Avic squeezes perp tight, nabs $200m

    Avic International Leasing Co followed the success of Chinese National Travel Service Group Corp's bond this week, raising $200m from its own aggressively-priced perpetual note on Thursday.

    • 18 Oct 2019
  • Citic Securities raises $700m from well-bid bond

    Citic Securities Co returned to the offshore market with a $700m dual-tranche transaction. The deal included a five year bond, a rarity from a Chinese securities house in recent years.

    • 18 Oct 2019
  • CCB nets $1.55bn from euro, dollar bonds

    China Construction Bank returned to the international bond market on Tuesday, turning to dollar and euro investors with two separately-executed deals worth a combined $1.551 billion.

    • 16 Oct 2019
  • China Three Gorges raises $850m in rare outing

    State-owned hydropower company China Three Gorges Corp made a rare visit to the dollar bond market, extending its maturity profile to 30 years.

    • 10 Oct 2019

Bank of China In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $b No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Oct 2019
Bookrunners of Global DCM 21 25 68.10 414 1.21% 0.99%
Global Syndicated Loan Volume 20 18 40.07 205 1.45% 1.55%
Bookrunners of Global ECM 24 42 3.12 19 0.62% 0.35%
Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM 13 8 12.56 172 2.19% 2.72%
Bookrunners of Global FIG 10 16 33.24 121 2.60% 1.47%
Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance 23 22 6.15 32 0.74% 0.79%
Syndicated Loan Revenue - EMEA 20 45 0.01 16 1.77% 0.32%
All Corporate Bonds 19 17 24.91 243 1.25% 1.39%
Leveraged Syndicated Loans 9 16 30.69 171 2.83% 2.02%
Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG 25 24 2.55 38 0.47% 0.53%
Bookrunners of Dollar Corporate Investment Grade Bonds 25 22 4.59 66 0.66% 0.81%
Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM 6 6 11.95 160 3.48% 3.80%
Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM 13 21 3.10 18 1.91% 1.05%
Bookrunners of G3 Syndicated Loans (Asia Pacific ex-Japan) 3 9 5.07 20 5.97% 3.28%
Bookrunners of China Domestic DCM 2 2 51.50 217 7.83% 6.90%
Bookrunners of Singapore dollar DCM 20 11 0.01 1 0.10% 0.20%
Global Green Bonds 22 29 2.12 14 1.39% 0.90%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 329.19 1505 8.44%
2 Citi 302.82 1293 7.76%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 259.71 1092 6.66%
4 Barclays 235.37 968 6.03%
5 HSBC 192.36 1061 4.93%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 38.80 175 7.35%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 36.89 155 6.99%
3 JPMorgan 29.35 74 5.56%
4 UniCredit 24.81 134 4.70%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 24.60 69 4.66%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 9.98 67 9.69%
2 Morgan Stanley 9.41 44 9.13%
3 Goldman Sachs 8.72 45 8.47%
4 Citi 6.91 54 6.71%
5 UBS 5.28 29 5.12%