• Bond bonanza in Asia as corporates go for dollars

    Asia’s dollar bond market has been swamped with new deals this week. Thursday was no different, with corporate borrowers from Greater China alone raising just over $3bn between them.

    • 16 Oct 2020
  • SMC gives investors a break from China bonds

    SMC Global Power Holdings Corp was one of the few Asian issuers outside of China to turn to the dollar market this week. The Philippine borrower attracted ample investor support, allowing it to raise more money than it had first planned.

    • 15 Oct 2020
  • Star Energy’s rare project bond attracts investors

    Indonesia’s Star Energy Geothermal found solid investor demand for Asia’s first dollar-denominated project bond of the year. The deal was helped by the issuer’s investment grade rating and a green label that helped reduce pricing. Morgan Davis reports.

    • 07 Oct 2020

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 19.21
2 China Merchants Bank Co 12.60
3 China Construction Bank (CCB) 10.26
4 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 9.99
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 9.30

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • 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 %
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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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