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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

  • Updated: Investors snap up Xi’an LGFV as supply forecast dims

    Xi'an Municipal Infrastructure Construction Investment Group Corp has sealed a seven times subscribed bond to refinance an upcoming maturity. The deal was the first to price after China announced measures to curb local government debt by restricting new offshore issuance from their financing vehicles.

    • 18 Jun 2019
  • CEB navigates declining FRN demand for tight $500m

    China Everbright Bank has become the latest Chinese lender to tap the offshore market for floating rate notes (FRN), raising $500m at an aggressive level on Monday.

    • 18 Jun 2019
  • Impro opens books for $140m HKEX float

    Chinese components manufacturer Impro Precision Industries has opened books for its HK$1.1bn ($140.49m) IPO after receiving Hong Kong Stock Exchange approval for its float.

    • 17 Jun 2019
  • CGN ends 30 year hiatus from offshore loans, back with $500m green offering

    China General Nuclear Power Group has opted for a green loan for its first offshore syndication in almost 30 years. Despite tight pricing, the $500m fundraising is expected to receive a warm welcome from bank lenders who are eager to lend to a state-owned company with strong credentials, writes Pan Yue.

    • 13 Jun 2019
  • CMB doubles up with dollar, euro combo

    China Merchants Bank priced three year bonds on Wednesday that were split between a $600m floating rate note (FRN) and a €300m fixed rate tranche.

    • 13 Jun 2019

Bank of China In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $m No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 May 2019
Bookrunners of Global DCM 23 26 29,746.88 167 1.07% 0.93%
Global Syndicated Loan Volume 17 15 17,863.14 69 1.59% 2.12%
Bookrunners of Global ECM 18 56 2,706.59 11 1.16% 0.27%
Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM 14 10 5,549.03 69 2.00% 2.69%
Bookrunners of Global FIG 14 18 13,174.42 43 2.20% 1.23%
Syndicated Loan Revenue - EMEA 20 45 9.33 16 1.77% 0.32%
All Corporate Bonds 23 17 11,248.22 102 1.15% 1.44%
Leveraged Syndicated Loans 9 11 12,173.28 53 2.87% 2.95%
Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency) 25 24 1,055.17 3 0.68% 0.56%
Bookrunners of European Structured Finance 19 327.10 1 1.33%
Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM 9 6 5,459.92 64 3.24% 4.07%
Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM 9 28 2,706.59 11 3.35% 0.80%
Bookrunners of G3 Syndicated Loans (Asia Pacific ex-Japan) 2 2 2,758.52 7 7.60% 5.25%
Bookrunners of China Domestic DCM 2 2 22,268.88 88 7.49% 6.59%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 189,911.09 841 8.13%
2 Citi 180,336.48 737 7.72%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 150,026.03 618 6.42%
4 Barclays 142,467.32 568 6.10%
5 HSBC 119,450.83 621 5.11%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Credit Agricole CIB 21,924.17 77 8.18%
2 BNP Paribas 19,758.95 84 7.38%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 17,614.25 49 6.58%
4 Deutsche Bank 12,953.29 48 4.84%
5 UniCredit 12,369.61 66 4.62%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 6,404.49 28 10.34%
2 JPMorgan 5,770.67 35 9.31%
3 Goldman Sachs 5,595.50 27 9.03%
4 UBS 4,134.32 20 6.67%
5 Citi 4,045.71 28 6.53%