• Ant makes history with $34bn listing on HK, Star exchanges

    Chinese financial technology company Ant Group has sealed the world’s largest ever IPO, raising $34.4bn from dual listings in Shanghai and Hong Kong. The company built two mammoth order books despite a turbulent week for equity markets globally — although that created serious challenges for bankers allocating the stock. Jonathan Breen reports.

    • 29 Oct 2020
  • China Merchants nabs S&P rating in RMBS first

    China Merchants Bank has sold its first mortgage-backed securitization (RMBS) with an international rating. Foreign demand helped with a smooth bookbuilding process, despite a weak market backdrop. Addison Gong reports.

    • 29 Oct 2020
  • US-listed New Oriental launches HK secondary offering

    New Oriental Education & Technology Group, one of China’s largest private education companies, has kicked off bookbuilding for a Hong Kong secondary listing worth around $1.4bn.

    • 29 Oct 2020
  • CMB debuts internationally rated RMBS

    China Merchants Bank has sold its first mortgage backed securitization (RMBS) transaction with an international rating. The foreign demand helped with a smooth bookbuilding process, despite a less than favourable market backdrop for the outing.

    • 28 Oct 2020
  • Ant covers $34bn Hong Kong-Shanghai IPO

    Chinese financial technology company Ant Group is set to raise $34.3bn from the world’s largest ever IPO, after covering the deal within minutes of launch.

    • 27 Oct 2020
  • GDS Holdings covers HK secondary offering

    Chinese data centre operator GDS Holdings has covered the books for its Hong Kong secondary offering, just hours after launching a deal that could be worth about $1.6bn.

    • 21 Oct 2020
  • Simcere Pharma nets $461m from top-end pricing

    Simcere Pharmaceutical Group has bagged HK$3.57bn ($460.6m) from its IPO, after sealing the offer at the top end of the price guidance, according to a source familiar with the deal.

    • 20 Oct 2020
  • KWG Living, Radiance kick off IPO roadshows

    KWG Living Group Holdings, a property manager, and real estate developer Radiance Holdings launched bookbuilding for their Hong Kong IPOs on Friday.

    • 16 Oct 2020
  • CMC Leasing sells maiden dollar bond

    China Merchants Commerce Financial Leasing Co (CMC Leasing) made its debut in the dollar bond market on Tuesday, selling a $350m five year deal.

    • 14 Oct 2020
  • Simcere Pharma kicks off $461m Hong Kong IPO

    Simcere Pharmaceutical Group has begun its Hong Kong listing, opening books for the up-to HK$3.57bn ($460.6m) deal.

    • 13 Oct 2020
  • Excellence Commercial closes books early for HK$3.2bn IPO

    Excellence Commercial Property and Facilities Management Group has closed its IPO early on the back of strong investor demand. It is looking to price its deal at the top of the range, according to a source close to the listing.

    • 09 Oct 2020
  • Weihai City Commercial Bank seals HK$2.9bn listing

    Weihai City Commercial Bank has bagged HK$2.9bn ($374.2m) after pricing its IPO at the bottom of the marketed range, according to a source close to the deal.

    • 07 Oct 2020
  • Excellence Commercial builds demand for HK IPO

    Excellence Commercial Property and Facilities Management Group has hit the road with its IPO in Hong Kong. It is looking to raise up to HK$3.2bn ($413.4m).

    • 06 Oct 2020

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Year To Date Same time last year
Rank Arranger Share % by Volume Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 21.99 1 Bank of China (BOC) 15.25
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 11.38 2 China Construction Bank (CCB) 13.14
3 China Merchants Bank Co 8.71 3 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 11.65
4 CITIC Securities 6.33 3 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 11.65
5 China International Capital Corp (CICC) 5.30 5 China Merchants Bank Co 11.44

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 4.98 19 10.86%
2 Goldman Sachs 4.62 16 10.07%
3 CITIC Securities 4.07 15 8.87%
4 UBS 3.44 13 7.49%
5 China International Capital Corp Ltd 3.20 13 6.98%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 7.37 37 8.71%
2 HSBC 6.74 55 7.98%
3 JPMorgan 5.95 40 7.03%
4 BofA Securities 4.82 30 5.70%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 4.69 37 5.55%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital China 2020 awards winners: Part III

    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.