• Kookmin pays tiny NIP for first euro social

    Kookmin Bank has priced its debut euro covered bond flat to where its higher rated compatriot, Korea Housing Finance Corporation (KHFC) would have been expected to come. The deal was said to have attracted additional demand due to its social theme, spurring hopes that further similar issuance would follow.

    • 08 Jul 2020
  • Kookmin to debut with euro covered bond as supply scarcity looms

    Kookmin Bank is expected to surface later this week with its first euro covered bond which will fund social housing. The deal is to emerge amid mounting concern that diminishing supply, rising redemptions and aggressive central bank buying will cause an unprecedented technical squeeze in the covered bond market.

    • 06 Jul 2020
  • Issuers turn to sustainable covereds amid uncertainty

    Syndicate bankers are scrambling to make sense of the covered bond market, where sentiment has been changeable in recent weeks. Amid volatility and small issuance windows, sustainable bonds have proven a safe strategy to ensure successful deals.

    • 02 Jul 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 %
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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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