Bank of China Bank of China top stories

News dashboard

  • 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
  • BOC HK loses senior loans banker

    A senior loans syndicate banker at Bank of China (Hong Kong) has left the firm, according to a source close to the situation.

    • 07 Jan 2019
  • Bank of China hires Skeet amid ambitious plans

    Bank of China (BoC) plans to play to its strengths by deploying its balance sheet and providing liquidity to parched investors. With syndicate and trading operations in place, it has hired Tim Skeet as head of Western European origination.

    • 03 May 2018

Latest market news

  • Cinda AMC goes conservative on bond size

    China Cinda Asset Management Co raised $1bn from a foray into the bond market, going for the lower-end of its size target despite what bankers on the deal called an ‘overwhelming’ response from investors.

    • 15 Feb 2019
  • Right Lane pays up for dual currency loan return

    Right Lane, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chinese conglomerate Legend Holdings, has paid a higher margin than previously for a $300m-equivalent dual currency borrowing. It is the latest in a series of Chinese and Hong Kong companies that have hiked margins on their return to the loan market this year.

    • 14 Feb 2019
  • Chinese banks will go where the West fears to tread

    Chinese state banks take a lot of criticism for the amount of lending they do in Africa. But what the detractors fail to acknowledge is the lack of competition from Western banks, especially from US houses. As borrowing needs across Africa grow, the question must be asked: if the Chinese banks don't lend to Africa, which ones in the West will?

    • 12 Feb 2019
  • Sino Biopharma keeps flat margin for $700m refi

    Sino Biopharmaceutical has turned to banks for a $700m refinancing loan. It is offering the same price as it paid for the original deal, a club loan sealed in 2016.

    • 11 Feb 2019
  • BOC goes tight with first onshore perp

    Last-minute help from China’s regulators allowed Bank of China to sell the first perpetual bond from a Mainland commercial bank, with the Rmb40bn ($5.94bn) note more than twice subscribed.

    • 28 Jan 2019

Bank of China In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $m No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • 12 Feb 2019
Bookrunners of Global ECM 12 29 772.70 4 2.45% 0.56%
Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM 18 11 828.01 10 1.33% 2.32%
Bookrunners of Global FIG 14 28 3,127.75 3 2.03% 0.61%
Syndicated Loan Revenue - EMEA 20 45 9.33 16 1.77% 0.32%
Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM 16 7 828.01 10 2.07% 4.67%
Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM 5 19 772.70 4 5.65% 1.40%
Bookrunners of China Domestic DCM 2 9 3,208.97 3 12.90% 3.38%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 58,137.72 186 8.23%
2 JPMorgan 57,032.77 202 8.08%
3 Barclays 49,551.65 159 7.02%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 42,095.04 147 5.96%
5 Deutsche Bank 38,217.89 137 5.41%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,045.16 4 18.58%
2 BNP Paribas 1,742.18 7 5.36%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 1,539.94 8 4.73%
4 MUFG 1,257.24 4 3.87%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,165.08 6 3.58%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UBS 998.25 3 13.49%
2 Citi 693.55 2 9.37%
3 Morgan Stanley 572.72 3 7.74%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 509.34 3 6.88%
5 Jefferies LLC 409.89 4 5.54%