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  • Banks must pay attention to Kiwi climate disclosures

    New Zealand will be an important test case for mandatory reporting on climate risks. Financial firms everywhere would be wise to sit up and take notice.

    • 20 Apr 2021
  • 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

Latest market news

  • Yorkshire Water floats above headlines for negative premium

    Yorkshire Water priced a £350m bond inside fair value on Tuesday, shrugging off allegations that it had failed to properly report dumping wastewater, though a few investors did raise the allegations during the marketing process.

    • 20 Apr 2021
  • ESR bags $400m loan

    Hong Kong-listed ESR Cayman, a logistics real estate company, has raised a $400m dual-tranche borrowing.

    • 20 Apr 2021
  • BMW opts for simple structure for new auto lease ABN

    China-based Herald International Financial Leasing Co, a unit of BMW Group, has returned to the onshore securitization market. It switched to a straightforward two-tranche structure for the Rmb3bn ($461m) auto lease asset backed notes (ABN), pricing the senior tranche at a competitive spread.

    • 20 Apr 2021
  • IG corporate market lights up as earnings start

    A handful of investment grade corporate borrowers are out with mandates on Monday, with market conditions improving for them after last week’s bonds have traded tighter despite pricing with small premiums.

    • 19 Apr 2021
  • CCB goes global for sustainability bonanza

    China Construction Bank Corp turned to the bond market on Thursday to sell a $2.4bn equivalent multi-currency transaction, with each tranche carrying a socially responsible investment (SRI) label. But recent volatility in the region’s credit market, and the issuer’s own ‘ambiguous’ approach to the trade, posed challenges.

    • 16 Apr 2021

Bank of China In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $bn No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
Global Syndicated Loan Volume 12 19 44.46 223 2.43% 1.58%
Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM 19 17 2.29 34 1.41% 1.59%
Bookrunners of Global FIG 25 35 2.67 23 0.97% 0.67%
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%
Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans 17 16 0.45 3 2.56% 1.91%
Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM 14 9 1.82 31 2.16% 2.91%
Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM 13 56 0.85 3 1.85% 0.09%
Bookrunners of G3 Syndicated Loans (Asia Pacific ex-Japan) 9 4 1.86 13 3.64% 5.21%
Bookrunners of China Domestic DCM 9 7 2.89 17 3.81% 5.02%
Bookrunners of Singapore dollar DCM 1 0.20 1 20.50%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 92.59 388 8.96%
2 Citi 85.30 278 8.25%
3 BofA Securities 63.15 265 6.11%
4 Barclays 58.01 223 5.61%
5 Deutsche Bank 55.74 184 5.39%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
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 %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 2.07 11 10.42%
2 BofA Securities 1.40 6 7.01%
3 Citi 1.37 7 6.87%
4 Morgan Stanley 1.36 6 6.85%
5 JPMorgan 1.31 7 6.59%