• FX bankers bask in Asia’s growing influence

    There has never been a better time to be an FX banker in Asia as the region captures a bigger share of global activity driven by the rise of the renminbi and increased capital flows to and from the continent. Technology is also playing a bigger role but the best franchises from Asiamoney’s FX Poll 2016 combine that with top notch advisory, and geographical and product clout. Lorraine Cushnie reports.

    • 29 Sep 2016
  • MBK Healthcare rakes in MR1bn from IHH block

    Mitsui & Co subsidiary MBK Healthcare has pocketed MR1.0bn ($249.7m) after offloading a chunk of its shares in IHH Healthcare, with the leads having to walk investors up from the bottom of the price range.

    • 27 Sep 2016
  • MBK Healthcare eyes $254m from IHH block

    MBK Healthcare, owned by Mitsui & Co, is looking to raise up to MR1.05bn ($253.6m) from a sale of shares in Malaysia's IHH Healthcare.

    • 26 Sep 2016
  • Evergreen Products, Hebei Yichen set sights on HK IPOs

    Evergreen Products Group, which makes hair goods like wigs, hairpieces, braids and extensions, is seeking a listing in Hong Kong and has filed a preliminary prospectus with the regulator.

    • 26 Sep 2016
  • Lippo Malls trust checks out with S$140m perp

    Lippo Malls Indonesia Retail Trust priced a S$140m ($103m) perpetual non call five on Tuesday at a level that was considered fair value by both the issuer and investors.

    • 21 Sep 2016
  • Issuers rush out for deals ahead of Fed decision

    A handful of issuers decided to turn to the bond market on Tuesday, looking for a crucial window just one day before the US Federal Reserve makes its decision on the trajectory of interest rates.

    • 20 Sep 2016
  • Khazanah nets $289m with Tenaga sell-down

    Khazanah Nasional has raised MR1.2bn ($295.3m) after offloading a chunk of shares in Malaysian utility company Tenaga Nasional.

    • 09 Sep 2016
  • Lippo S$350m loan launches into general

    A S$350m ($259m) loan signed between Lippo Malls Indonesia Retail Trust (LMIR) and a group of lenders has opened into syndication.

    • 05 Sep 2016
  • Khazanah ends two year slumber with equity linker

    Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional threw open Asia’s equity-linked market this week, issuing a $398.8m exchangeable sukuk to much fanfare. The deal has revived Khazanah’s presence in the market and comes two years after it struggled to pull off a similar transaction. Jonathan Breen reports.

    • 01 Sep 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%

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.