• International investors return for LGFV bonds

    Chinese local government debt issuance ramped up in the first quarter of 2019, with investors at home and abroad more enthusiastic about offshore bonds from local government financing vehicles (LGFVs). But they continue to be selective over which credits they buy — just as more deals are set to be launched, writes Addison Gong.

    • 25 Apr 2019
  • Saudi Telecom roadshows, Aramco still below reoffer

    Saudi Telecom Company is embarking on investor meetings to market a debut benchmark dollar Reg S/144A sukuk. However, investor enthusiasm for Saudi corporate bonds may have been dented as the $12bn bond Aramco printed a fortnight ago remains wide of reoffer.

    • 25 Apr 2019
  • Investors show everlasting love for perpetuals

    SMC Global Power Holdings Corp (SMCGP) sold a rare perpetual bond on Tuesday, proving that investors still like the format and the rarity of a Philippines credit.

    • 17 Apr 2019
  • US investors back Shriram again

    Shriram Transport Finance Co turned to US investors on Monday to help seal a $500m high yield bond, just weeks after selling a $400m Reg S trade.

    • 16 Apr 2019
  • Vedanta digs for $1bn dual tranche deal

    Indian metals and mining company Vedanta Resources courted the market on Thursday for its first bond since delisting from the London Stock Exchange late last year. While the delisting raised some questions for investors, the deal ultimately pulled in $1bn for the issuer.

    • 12 Apr 2019
  • JSW Steel returns to dollar market after two years

    India’s JSW Steel raised $500m in an opportunistic transaction on Wednesday, marking the company’s first dollar bond in two years.

    • 11 Apr 2019
  • LG Chem’s first euro and dollar bonds are green blowouts

    LG Chem, the chemical and battery producing arm of South Korean group LG, launched its first euro and dollar bonds this week, after a long sojourn in the won market. All three tranches, which were also green bonds, were heavily oversubscribed.

    • 08 Apr 2019
  • Ghattas gets Apac financing and solutions co-head job at Deutsche

    Deutsche Bank has promoted Haitham Ghattas to co-head of its financing and solutions group in Asia Pacific, following Jake Gearhart’s relocation to the US.

    • 03 Apr 2019
  • Steel maker Jisco shows its mettle to make long-waited debut

    China’s Jiuquan Iron & Steel (Group) Co, or Jisco for short, was able to find enough demand on Tuesday to cover its first international bond — a deal months in the making — raising $300m.

    • 03 Apr 2019
  • Investors, bankers call for wider China bond roadshows

    Chinese issuers have become too focused on Hong Kong when marketing their dollar bonds, panelists at Euromoney's China Debt Capital Markets Summit said last week.

    • 01 Apr 2019

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 92.59 388 8.96%
2 Citi 85.30 278 8.25%
3 BofA Securities 63.15 265 6.11%
4 Barclays 58.01 223 5.61%
5 Deutsche Bank 55.74 184 5.39%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 60.87 123 14.06%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 28.59 93 6.60%
3 Santander 25.41 90 5.87%
4 JPMorgan 23.88 61 5.52%
5 UniCredit 21.51 103 4.97%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 2.07 11 10.42%
2 BofA Securities 1.40 6 7.01%
3 Citi 1.37 7 6.87%
4 Morgan Stanley 1.36 6 6.85%
5 JPMorgan 1.31 7 6.59%