• BMW on funding spree with new auto loan ABS

    BMW returned to China’s auto loan ABS market on Tuesday with a Rmb8bn ($1.2bn) two-tranche deal, its largest issuance so far, and received a big thumbs-up from investors.

    • 17 Jul 2019
  • Geely poised to launch second auto loan ABS

    Genius Auto Finance, a joint venture between Geely Automobile and BNP Paribas Personal Finance, is planning a return to the auto loan ABS market on July 18 with a Rmb4bn ($581.6m) four-tranche deal.

    • 12 Jul 2019
  • Well timed: BMW roars back into Panda market

    BMW returned to the Panda bond market on Wednesday, raising Rmb3.5bn ($509m) from a privately-placed deal. The shortest tranche got plenty of demand from local investors, helped by flush short-term liquidity.

    • 11 Jul 2019
  • BMW readies its biggest auto loan ABS

    After raising Rmb5.5bn ($799m) from its largest auto loan ABS deal in March, BMW’s Chinese auto finance arm is returning for more. The planned Rmb8bn deal will hit the market on July 16.

    • 10 Jul 2019
  • Updated: Dongfeng Nissan pays up for auto ABS

    Dongfeng Nissan sold its 13th Chinese auto loan ABS, a Rmb4.3bn ($621m) three-tranche note, on June 13. Both senior tranches were priced 25bp higher than the issuer's previous deal.

    • 05 Jun 2019
  • Portugal brings eurozone’s first Panda bond

    Portugal sold its long-awaited debut Panda bond on Thursday, becoming just the third European sovereign and the first from the eurozone to tap China’s bond market.

    • 30 May 2019
  • Geely ABS thrives after strong foreign bid

    Genius Auto Finance, a joint venture between Geely Automobile Holdings and BNP Paribas Personal Finance, has raised Rmb3bn ($446m) from a three-tranche auto ABS. It was the tightest such deal this year, after receiving plenty of demand from foreign banks.

    • 10 Apr 2019
  • Ping An to bring variety to surging China auto ABS market

    Geely and Dongfeng-Nissan will return to the Chinese auto loans ABS market next week with a total of Rmb7.4bn ($1.1bn) of paper. But while China’s auto loans ABS market has been dominated by auto finance companies (AFCs), Ping An Bank will soon bring the first internationally rated auto loan ABS originated by a commercial bank.

    • 03 Apr 2019
  • BMW’s early ABS heralds market boom

    BMW Auto Finance on Tuesday brought its biggest Chinese auto loan ABS since its market debut five years ago. The Rmb 5.5bn ($820m) deal, said bankers, showed that the market will boom this year.

    • 21 Mar 2019
  • BMW eyes ABS deal after Panda

    A week after BMW debuted in the Panda market with a Rmb3bn ($447m) three year private placement, its onshore financing arm, BMW Automotive Finance, returned to more familiar territory with a Rmb5.5bn auto loan ABS.

    • 13 Mar 2019
  • BMW enters Panda market made accessible by rules and Bond Connect

    BMW issued its first Panda bond on Wednesday, raising Rmb3bn ($447m) in a deal that one of the lead managers hailed as a "milestone” in opening up China’s domestic bond market to foreign issuers.

    • 06 Mar 2019
  • China’s SAIC-GMAC prints ABS comeback amid low yields

    SAIC-GMAC, one of the first issuers in China’s auto loan ABS market, returned with a Rmb10bn ($1.49bn) three-tranche transaction this week.

    • 06 Mar 2019

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 21.85
2 China Merchants Securities Co 14.67
3 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.44
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 8.89
5 China Securities 7.41

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 9,346.38 46 7.80%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,791.68 35 7.34%
3 Morgan Stanley 7,131.69 47 5.95%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 6,923.83 42 5.78%
5 UBS 6,281.96 46 5.24%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 21,772.21 186 8.61%
2 Citi 15,676.35 116 6.20%
3 JPMorgan 13,488.58 90 5.33%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 10,739.32 105 4.25%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,668.56 74 3.82%

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