• VW returns to China ABS with bigger revolver

    Volkswagen Finance (China) priced a nearly Rmb8bn ($1.2bn) auto loan asset-backed securities deal this week, the eleventh in its Driver China series.

    • 11 Nov 2020
  • Beijing Hyundai test drives revolving structure

    Beijing Hyundai Auto Finance decided to try a revolving structure for its Rmb4bn ($597m) return to the asset-backed securitization market in China, getting an around two times subscribed book.

    • 03 Nov 2020
  • GAC-Sofinco prices China auto ABS return

    GAC-Sofinco priced a Rmb4bn ($564m) four-tranche auto loan asset-backed securitization (ABS) on Tuesday, venturing into the market despite rising onshore yields in a move that puts it ahead of an expected surge of supply in the last quarter of the year.

    • 14 Oct 2020
  • GAC-Sofinco prepares for auto ABS return

    GAC-Sofinco Automobile Finance Co is readying a Rmb4bn ($589m) return to the auto loan asset-backed securities market, opting for the same structure as its last thinly priced deal.

    • 06 Oct 2020
  • CréditAg seals Panda bond after three-month hold-up

    Crédit Agricole printed its long-awaited Rmb1bn ($146m) Panda bond this week, after delaying its offering by nearly three months due to volatility in China’s onshore debt market.

    • 11 Sep 2020
  • Geely returns to auto ABS market for bigger deal

    Genius Auto Finance sealed a Rmb4.5bn ($651m) three tranche auto loan securitization trade on Thursday, setting the stage for a steady revival of the Chinese auto ABS market.

    • 21 Aug 2020
  • CréditAg mandates banks for second senior preferred Panda

    Crédit Agricole has mandated seven banks for its second outing in China's onshore renminbi market. The deal, again taking the form of a senior preferred bond, is expected to price next week.

    • 16 Jun 2020
  • Panda market welcomes flurry of deals

    Two foreign issuers and a red-chip company tapped China’s onshore renminbi bond market this week, taking home Rmb6.2bn ($875m). Two more red-chip borrowers are waiting in the wings, with their deals slated for next week.

    • 05 Jun 2020
  • Cambricon gets nod for Star IPO after fast approval

    Cambricon Technologies Corp is one step closer to debuting on China’s technology-focused Star Board, having received the go-ahead from the bourse in just over two months.

    • 03 Jun 2020
  • Toyota gets tight pricing on auto ABS return

    Toyota Motor Finance (China) sealed a Rmb4.5bn ($629m) dual-tranche auto securitization deal on Wednesday. Its return to the onshore market was the latest in a series of tightly priced auto ABS outings.

    • 27 May 2020
  • Foreign banks throw weight behind Toyota’s Rmb4.5bn auto ABS

    Toyota Motor Finance (China) Co is set to price a Rmb4.5bn ($633m) auto loan ABS next week, bringing to the market only its second deal in two and a half years. The 11-member underwriting group has eight foreign banks.

    • 19 May 2020
  • Geely jumps on the bandwagon for tightly priced ABS

    Genius Auto Finance sealed a Rmb4bn ($563m) three tranche auto loan ABS on Thursday, piercing through a razor-thin 2% coupon level for the senior tranches.

    • 15 May 2020
  • GAC-Sofinco scores record low pricing for ABS outing

    GAC-Sofinco Auto Finance priced a Rmb4bn ($564m) four-tranche auto loan ABS offering on Tuesday. The senior class A1 and A2 tranches were both sealed at coupons below 2%, setting a new record for Chinese auto ABS issuers.

    • 13 May 2020
  • Geely JV mulls second China ABS outing of the year

    Genius Auto Finance, a joint venture between Geely Automobile and BNP Paribas Personal Finance, is planning to kick off a Rmb4bn ($565m) auto loan ABS deal on Thursday.

    • 11 May 2020
  • GAC-Sofinco readies four-tranche auto ABS

    GAC-Sofinco Auto Finance is returning to China's auto ABS market next Tuesday with a Rmb4bn ($564m) four-tranche offering. The automaker is set to take advantage of falling bond yields onshore to score tight pricing.

    • 06 May 2020
  • Mercedes-Benz uses rare revolver for auto ABS

    Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance broke an almost year-long break from the China auto ABS market this week with a Rmb6.316bn ($892m) deal. The company added a three month revolving period to its transaction, a rarity for issuers.

    • 20 Mar 2020
  • Hengan seals second Panda, puts mask-making in focus

    Hengan International has sold a second Panda bond linked to combatting the Covid-19 pandemic, with 10% of the deal proceeds earmarked for buying raw materials used to produce face masks.

    • 16 Mar 2020
  • SAIC-GMAC, Geely show onshore ABS liquidity strength

    SAIC-GMAC Automotive Finance and Genius Auto Finance printed auto loan ABS deals on Monday and Tuesday. Both were sealed near the tight end of their price guidance ranges.

    • 11 Mar 2020
  • BMW sells tightly priced private placement Panda bond

    BMW Finance, a wholly owned special purpose vehicle of BMW, brought a Rmb3.5bn ($502m) dual tranche private placement Panda bond on Tuesday. Both tranches received plenty of demand from domestic investors, the result of flush liquidity onshore.

    • 03 Mar 2020
  • SAIC-GMAC kicks off China ABS plan with small deal

    SAIC-GMAC will sell a Rmb3bn ($430m) auto loan deal next week, marking its first securitization this year.

    • 03 Mar 2020
  • BMW scores tightly priced auto ABS, drives through virus outbreak

    BMW Automotive Finance’s Rmb8bn ($1.14bn) dual-tranche return to the Chinese auto ABS market this week was a success. The tight pricing is expected to allow other issuers to also lower their coupons, said bankers on the deal.

    • 21 Feb 2020
  • BMW prepares first auto loan ABS of 2020

    BMW Automotive Finance is readying a Rmb8bn ($1.15bn) dual-tranche auto loan ABS transaction. The deal, to be sold on February 20, will be the first auto ABS outing in the Chinese market since the Lunar New Year.

    • 14 Feb 2020
  • Roborock scores highest listing price on record in China

    Beijing Roborock Technology, a manufacturer of robotic vacuum cleaners, has sealed its Star board IPO at a hefty 58.76 times earnings ratio — the highest IPO price on record, not just on Star but also in the entire Chinese A-share market.

    • 11 Feb 2020
  • Toyota opens gate for new China auto ABS issuance

    Toyota Motor Finance (China), a Beijing-based wholly-owned subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corp, returned to the Mainland's auto loan ABS market on Tuesday after a two year break. The Rmb4.5bn ($648m) deal was tightly priced.

    • 08 Jan 2020

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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