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  • Aussie rules out bail-in senior as part of TLAC regime

    The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has taken a very different approach from the rest of the world with its total loss-absorbing capacity (TLAC) rules, proposing that banks meet these new capital requirements with tier two rather than any new form of bail-inable senior debt.

    • 08 Nov 2018
  • First bond issue on blockchain for QTC

    Queensland Treasury Corp ran a prototype bond auction on Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s blockchain platform, the bank said on Tuesday. QTC generated a bond tender, viewed investor bids in real time, finalised investment allocation and settled the dummy issue instantly — although it was on both sides of the deal, as sole issuer and investor.

    • 25 Jan 2017
  • New syndicate tech platform passes CBA test

    Investor Access, a platform which allows investors to submit orders for a new bond issue directly into the order book was deployed for the first time last week on a Commonwealth Bank of Australia sterling covered bond. Now work is underway to convince more dealers of the initiative’s worth.

    • 09 Jan 2017
  • Australian banks: poised for change

    Australian banks are going through one of their toughest periods as slowing economic growth and greater regulatory oversight cause them to rethink their business models, especially when it comes to overseas activity. With new CEOs in place at three of the four big lenders, the industry is set for an overhaul. Ben Power reports.

    • 22 Mar 2016
  • China interbank bond access programme greenlights 13 foreign FIGs

    The China foreign exchange trade system (CFETS) published a list of the first institutions to be granted access to the Chinese interbank bond market (CIBM) since a streamlined programme was introduced in July.

    • 10 Sep 2015

Latest market news

  • Record demand for 10 year Aussie syndication

    Australia smashed its syndication record with a bumper A$19bn ($12.2bn) bond issue that attracted A$53.5bn of orders on Wednesday, while New Zealand set a record of its own as it upped its 2020-21 borrowing programme to NZ$60bn ($35.8bn).

    • 14 May 2020
  • Woolies deal sends signal to Aussie corporate market

    Woolworths reopened the Australian dollar corporate market with a A$1bn ($645m) dual tranche trade on Wednesday, the first from a corporate since the end of February.

    • 13 May 2020
  • Woolies deal could wake up Aussie corporate market

    Next week’s Woolworths deal, the first Australian dollar bond from a corporate since the end of February, could be a bellwether for issuance in the market.

    • 07 May 2020
  • Qingyuan seeks loan payment delay amid oil price plunge

    Shandong Qingyuan Group Co, a Chinese manufacturer and distributor of petrochemical products, is in talks with lenders to delay payment on a $1bn loan sealed last September as volatile oil prices take a toll on the company’s business.

    • 24 Apr 2020
  • Updated: BOC makes Covid-19 bonds international

    Bank of China took Covid-19-linked bonds offshore on Thursday with a dual currency two year transaction, which was offered through its Macau branch.

    • 27 Feb 2020

Commonwealth Bank of Australia In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $bn No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
All Sterling Bonds 25 0.33 1 0.35%
Bookrunners of G3 Syndicated Loans (Asia Pacific ex-Japan) 14 41 0.57 3 2.03% 0.62%
Australia DCM 5 4 6.28 14 9.04% 9.34%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 271.77 900 9.69%
2 BofA Securities 230.38 802 8.22%
3 Citi 225.56 749 8.04%
4 Goldman Sachs 154.73 485 5.52%
5 Barclays 151.95 557 5.42%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 56.48 82 18.88%
2 Santander 21.22 55 7.10%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 19.14 50 6.40%
4 HSBC 16.91 50 5.65%
5 Deutsche Bank 15.71 46 5.25%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 3.53 20 13.80%
2 Credit Suisse 3.26 8 12.77%
3 Morgan Stanley 2.58 8 10.11%
4 BofA Securities 2.56 15 10.01%
5 JPMorgan 1.75 14 6.85%