• GAC-Sofinco drives home tightly priced auto ABS

    GAC-Sofinco Auto Finance, a joint venture between Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance and Guangzhou Automobile Corp, wrapped up a Rmb6bn ($851m) four tranche internationally rated auto ABS deal on Thursday. The trade was priced tightly thanks to the issuer’s good relationship with banks.

    • 06 Dec 2019
  • GAC-Sofinco joins China auto ABS party

    GAC-Sofinco Auto Finance, a joint venture between Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance and Guangzhou Automobile Corp, will hit the Chinese auto ABS market with a Rmb6bn ($854m) four-tranche transaction next Thursday, marking its largest deal so far.

    • 29 Nov 2019
  • CCB’s latest RMBS welcomes record-high international bid

    China Construction Bank, the largest originator of Chinese RMBS, wrapped up a Rmb11.52bn ($1.64bn) four tranche deal on Wednesday. It was just the latest of a regular series of mortgage-backed deals from the bank — but this time, it doubled-down on marketing to foreign investors.

    • 28 Nov 2019
  • CCB gets S&P on board for latest China RMBS offering

    China Construction Bank, the largest originator in the Chinese RMBS market, is planning to launch a Rmb11.52bn internationally rated four tranche deal next Wednesday. It will include ratings from S&P Global Ratings and, for the first time, its local subsidiary.

    • 21 Nov 2019
  • Volkswagen prices come-back deal tightly

    Volkswagen Finance (China) has returned to the Chinese auto loan ABS market after a two-year break. The company priced the senior tranche of its Rmb5.97bn ($851) deal at the lower end of guidance.

    • 14 Nov 2019
  • SAIC-GMAC, Beijing Hyundai wrap up ABS deals

    Beijing Hyundai Auto Finance and SAIC-GMAC Automotive Finance priced their Chinese auto loan ABS transactions on Tuesday.

    • 13 Nov 2019
  • BMW finishes year strong with Rmb8bn dual-tranche ABS

    BMW Auto Finance (China) has wrapped up its last foray of the year into the Chinese auto loan ABS market with a tightly priced deal. A diverse group of investors took up the senior tranche of the Rmb8bn ($1.14bn) trade, said bankers.

    • 12 Nov 2019
  • Volkswagen returns to China auto ABS after long break

    Volkswagen Finance (China) will come back to the Chinese auto loan ABS market after a two-year break on November 13. The Beijing-based originator is offering a Rmb5.97bn ($851m) dual-tranche note equipped with two international ratings.

    • 07 Nov 2019
  • SAIC-GMAC, Beijing Hyundai plot ABS comebacks

    SAIC-GMAC and Beijing Hyundai Auto Finance are both planning their returns to the auto loan ABS market next week.

    • 06 Nov 2019
  • BMW looks to wrap up year with another large ABS trade

    BMW Auto Finance (China) is planning a return to the auto loan ABS market next week with a Rmb8bn ($1.1bn) deal.

    • 04 Nov 2019
  • BMW drives home second auto lease ABN

    Herald International Financial Leasing, a subsidiary of BMW, bagged its second Rmb2.5bn ($353m) auto lease asset-backed note on Tuesday, pricing the dual-tranche deal at the tighter end of the price guidance range.

    • 18 Sep 2019
  • BMW returns for second auto lease ABN

    BMW Auto Finance (China) is planning a comeback to asset-backed notes on September 17, and will replicate the structure of its April debut in the market.

    • 12 Sep 2019
  • Geely returns with popular auto loan ABS

    Geely Automobile Holdings has made a rapid return to China’s auto loan ABS market with a Rmb4bn ($581.5m) deal that was a hit with the onshore arms of international banks. While the class A1 tranche was priced tightly, the issuer had to pay up for the mezzanine portion.

    • 22 Jul 2019
  • 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) 18.45
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 13.56
3 China Merchants Bank Co 12.10
4 China Construction Bank (CCB) 9.85
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 8.93

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 22.44 89 7.39%
2 CITIC Securities 19.78 121 6.52%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 19.76 95 6.51%
4 Goldman Sachs 17.76 107 5.85%
5 China Securities Co Ltd 15.52 60 5.11%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 28.85 223 7.62%
2 Citi 28.41 169 7.50%
3 JPMorgan 19.37 134 5.12%
4 BofA Securities 18.70 103 4.94%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 17.89 163 4.72%

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