• Virscend IPO survives global sell-off

    Virscend Education Co has raised HK$1.8bn ($232.2m) after pricing its Hong Kong IPO near the bottom of the range, emerging relatively unscathed from the volatility that rocked global equity markets last week.

    • 11 Jan 2016
  • Basket case: making sense of the RMB chaos

    China’s attempts to allow markets forces to play a bigger role in the currency seemed to have backfired this week with both the onshore RMB (CNY) and its offshore (CNH) counterpart experiencing a tumultuous ride. Further depreciation is expected but the big unknown remains how policy makers will act.

    • 08 Jan 2016
  • Ronshine China seals Asia’s first IPO in 2016

    Ronshine China Holdings has sealed Asia’s first IPO this year, pricing its HK$1.81bn ($233.5m) Hong Kong float at the bottom of guidance after a low turnout during bookbuilding.

    • 07 Jan 2016
  • A shares' MSCI inclusion coming in 2016 despite volatility, says Macquarie

    The Chinese circuit breaker mechanism shut down stock trading for the second time in just four days on January 7. Despite the 12% drop in the Shanghai Composite Index (SHCOMP) since end of 2015, Macquarie expects MSCI to finally green light A-shares inclusion for its popular global stock indices in June.

    • 07 Jan 2016
  • Severed Middle East ties spark crude oil hedging cost spike

    Options traders took Monday's oil volatility seriously, sending prices for near-dated contracts to some of the highest levels of recent months.

    • 05 Jan 2016
  • Virscend and Ronshine out with Hong Kong IPOs

    Virscend Education Co launched the institutional bookbuild for its HK$2.19bn ($282.50m) Hong Kong IPO on Monday, even as the slump in Chinese shares triggered a market-wide trading halt and sent global equities tumbling.

    • 04 Jan 2016

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 17.75
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.95
3 China Merchants Bank Co 11.64
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 10.50
5 China Construction Bank (CCB) 9.48

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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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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