• MicroPort, Basecare Medical launch HK IPOs

    Chinese healthcare duo MicroPort CardioFlow Medtech Corp and Suzhou Basecare Medical Corp have kicked off their Hong Kong IPOs after a week of pre-marketing.

    • 26 Jan 2021
  • BYD nabs $3.6bn from new share placement

    Chinese car manufacturer BYD has closed Hong Kong’s largest primary share placement in more than half a decade, raising HK$29.9bn ($3.86bn). The issuer tapped the market as the local benchmark Hang Seng Index hit a record high, getting strong demand from mainland investors. Jonathan Breen reports.

    • 21 Jan 2021
  • Chinese firms Adagene, Cloopen eye US listings

    Cloopen Group Holding, a cloud-based communication provider, is planning to raise at least $100m from a US IPO of American depositary shares (ADS).

    • 20 Jan 2021
  • HK IPO market gathers steam with Kuaishou leading the way

    Kuaishou Technology, a video-sharing and social media platform, has begun drumming up interest among investors for a multi-billion-dollar Hong Kong IPO.

    • 18 Jan 2021
  • Nio adds to funding spree with $1.3bn dual-tranche CB

    Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer Nio is tapping the equity-linked market for a jumbo convertible bond, as it looks to add more to its coffers just a month after a multi-billion-dollar share sale.

    • 12 Jan 2021
  • Tencent-backed Linklogis eyes Hong Kong listing

    Linklogis, a technology-based supply chain finance company, is planning to float in Hong Kong, and has filed a draft IPO prospectus with the city’s stock exchange.

    • 11 Jan 2021
  • Hansoh Pharma, Hongqiao tap Asia CB market

    Hong Kong-listed Hansoh Pharmaceutical Group and China Hongqiao Group have added to the burst of convertible bond activity in the first week of 2021, raising a combined $900m from the equity-linked market on Thursday.

    • 08 Jan 2021
  • Zhejiang Expressway nets €230m from year's debut Asia CB

    Chinese toll road operator Zhejiang Expressway kick-started Asia's equity-linked market this week, dipping into euros for the year’s first convertible bond. It plans to use all the proceeds to repay debt.

    • 06 Jan 2021
  • Yidu Tech, Strawbear set to be 2021's first HK listings

    A trio of Chinese companies, including healthcare technology provider Yidu Tech and television series producer Strawbear Entertainment Group, kicked off their IPOs in Hong Kong at the end of December as they prepare to be the first new firms to start trading on the bourse in 2021.

    • 04 Jan 2021

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 17.59
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.82
3 China Merchants Bank Co 12.42
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 10.40
5 China Construction Bank (CCB) 9.39

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 Goldman Sachs 4.39 15 12.46%
2 Morgan Stanley 3.74 14 10.62%
3 UBS 3.44 13 9.76%
4 CITIC Securities 3.11 13 8.84%
5 China International Capital Corp Ltd 2.86 11 8.13%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 3.01 18 8.07%
2 JPMorgan 2.54 22 6.81%
3 HSBC 2.28 26 6.12%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 1.97 18 5.28%
5 BofA Securities 1.86 15 4.99%

Asian polls & awards

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    In the final part of GlobalCapital China’s awards announcements, we reveal the year’s key innovation – and the individual who has made the greatest contribution to reforming and internationalising the onshore market.

  • GlobalCapital China 2020 awards winners: Part II

    In the second part of GlobalCapital China’s awards announcements, we reveal the winning banks across Panda bonds and ABS, as well as the best bank for securities services.

  • GlobalCapital China announces 2020 awards winners: Part I

    GlobalCapital China is pleased to announce the winners of its annual awards, recognising the banks, issuers and individuals that have made the biggest contribution to developing China’s onshore markets. In part one, we reveal the most impressive issuers in the FIG, corporate and SSA categories.

  • GlobalCapital Asia awards 2020: Investment banks

    In the final instalment of GlobalCapital Asia’s awards announcements, we reveal the best Asian investment bank and the best investment bank in the region for 2020, as well as the bank that stands out for its response to the Covid pandemic.

  • GlobalCapital Asia awards 2020: Bonds

    In part three of GlobalCapital Asia's awards results announcements, we reveal the winning bond deals across different categories, as well as the best debt houses and the best bank for SRI financing.