• Breaking point feared as banks crowd new issue market

    Citigroup and Svenska Handelsbanken were both offering senior bonds in euros on Wednesday, as bankers started to question whether the primary market could continue to support large volumes of new issuance.

    • 14 Mar 2018
  • Alberta opens up dollar 10s but fives expected to rule supply

    The Province of Alberta printed a strong 10 year dollar benchmark on Thursday — the first in that maturity from an SSA since late January — leading the way for others to follow, said SSA bankers. Elsewhere, five years was very much in vogue in the dollar market — although there were some signs of investor fatigue by the end of the week, despite more issuers being expected to look at the tenor next week.

    • 08 Mar 2018
  • Alberta praised for reopening 10 year dollar supply line, as more expected

    The Province of Alberta printed a strong 10 year dollar benchmark on Thursday — the first from an SSA since late January — leading the way for others to follow, said SSA bankers. Elsewhere, Export Development Canada was unable to move from price thoughts on a five year global.

    • 08 Mar 2018
  • SEK brings ‘textbook’ execution in dollars as Alberta looks long

    Swedish Export Credit Corporation on Wednesday priced what bankers away from the deal said was a “very strong trade”, as it printed in the same five year tenor that has brought success for SSAs over the last few weeks. But one borrower is set to attempt a tenor that has not been visited since late January.

    • 07 Mar 2018

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) 17.83 1 Bank of China (BOC) 18.51
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 9.23 2 China Merchants Bank Co 11.71
3 Everbright Securities 7.37 3 China Construction Bank (CCB) 11.39
4 China Merchants Bank Co 7.06 4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 10.28
5 China Bohai Bank 5.41 4 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 10.28

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%

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