• Rare dollar issuers return to the market post-Fed

    The Province of British Columbia has weathered volatility from the fallout of last week's meeting of the US Federal Reserve to return to the dollar market for the first time in four years. Another rare SSA issuer, IDB Invest, also plans a return to the dollar market, with investor calls set up for this week ahead of its five year debut.

    • 23 Sep 2019
  • Metro lines up after mega week in sterling

    It has been an explosive week in the sterling market, with foreign and domestic names raising £2.9bn of debt on the back of £13.05bn of combined demand in the space of just three days. But there are more big tests for sterling funders in near future, with a bond market comeback for the UK’s Metro Bank being chief among them.

    • 19 Sep 2019
  • CIBC GBP300m 1.625% Sep 25

    • 19 Sep 2019
  • CIBC nails fair value on sterling debut despite FIG supply boom

    Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce did not have to pay any premium to investors on Wednesday to launch its first fixed rate senior deal in the sterling market, which has coped well with a mass of supply in recent days.

    • 18 Sep 2019
  • SSAs satisfy niche currency demand

    SSA issuers turned towards niche currencies this week to meet a range of demand across the Australian and Canadian dollar curves. KfW and the Asian Development Bank started the week printing in Australian dollars, before the World Bank joined them in the currency while also returning to the Maple market.

    • 12 Sep 2019
  • SSA names turn screws on dollar spreads

    SSA issuers of dollar bonds were able to push harder on spread than they have in recent weeks on Wednesday, surprising syndicate bankers away from the deals.

    • 04 Sep 2019
  • Primary lights up in tricky dollar SSA market

    The dollar SSA market burst into life on Tuesday, but some bankers say that the tight spreads and low yields on offer mean there is little guarantee any of the trades will be easy.

    • 03 Sep 2019

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) 18.40
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 9.23 2 China Merchants Bank Co 11.64
3 Everbright Securities 7.37 3 China Construction Bank (CCB) 11.32
4 China Merchants Bank Co 7.06 4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 10.22
5 China Bohai Bank 5.41 4 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 10.22

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.