• Meitu hits the road for HK$5.5bn listing

    Chinese selfie app maker Meitu has cracked open books for its potential HK$5.5bn ($710.4m) IPO, a deal notable for coming from the technology sector — a rarity in Hong Kong’s primary market.

    • 29 Nov 2016
  • CSC Financial kicks off order-taking for $1.1bn IPO

    State-owned CSC Financial Co has opened books on its HK$8.2bn ($1.1bn) IPO in Hong Kong, with value seen for the shares at the low end of the price range.

    • 28 Nov 2016
  • Chinese financials kick off week with new outings

    CMB Financial Leasing Co launched its debut international dollar bond on Monday with three and five year tranches, as ICBC London rolled out a three year floating rate note.

    • 21 Nov 2016
  • Updated: VPower nets HK$1.6bn from listing

    Hong Kong’s VPower Group International Holdings has raised HK$1.61bn ($206.3m) after pricing its IPO just off the bottom of guidance.

    • 18 Nov 2016
  • Former UBS banker joins CMBI equity syndicate team

    Former UBS banker Christopher Fok has resurfaced at CMB International in Hong Kong with a wider role covering both ECM syndicate and origination.

    • 15 Nov 2016
  • CMB Financial Leasing picks banks for debut

    CMB Financial Leasing Co has picked banks and is starting a roadshow this week for its debut international bond, in a sign that it's business as usual in Asia.

    • 09 Nov 2016
  • Yangtze Power seals rare dual currency EB

    Hydropower firm China Yangtze Power Co debuted in the equity-linked bond market this week, raising $521.9m with a dual currency exchangeable bond — a product rarely seen in Asia. The liquid nature of the underlying stock and the credit quality of the issuer helped reel in demand, writes Jonathan Breen.

    • 03 Nov 2016
  • Chinese banks train sights on LBO financing

    Chinese banks have been winning loan mandates for corporate M&A and management buyouts originating from their home market. Now they turning their attention to financing more sponsor driven activity, as two mainland lenders have shown by joining a leveraged buyout loan for an acquisition by Carlyle Group. Shruti Chaturvedi reports.

    • 03 Nov 2016
  • Huishang lays foundation for city bank AT1s

    China’s Huishang Bank Corp rolled out its inaugural dollar-denominated additional tier one bond on Thursday, the first from a city commercial bank in the country.

    • 03 Nov 2016
  • Debut NBC Panda takes Belt and Road route

    National Bank of Canada became the first North American lender to sell a Panda bond on Wednesday, raising Rmb3.5bn ($517m) from a three year note. What stood out, however, was not the deal execution but how the lender managed to convince the regulators that the sale aligns with China’s Belt and Road initiative.

    • 03 Nov 2016
  • Chinese banks help serve up $630m LBO loan for Carlyle

    Two Chinese banks and one Taiwanese lender have banded together to supply a $630m leveraged buyout financing to support Carlyle’s acquisition of VXI Global Solutions.

    • 01 Nov 2016

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 Morgan Stanley 3.43 12 18.65%
2 CITIC Securities 2.34 7 12.75%
3 Goldman Sachs 1.69 7 9.21%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 1.43 9 7.76%
5 Citi 1.24 5 6.74%

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%

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