• Japan’s QE: bad for banks, good for DCM in Europe

    Japanese banks are unlikely to enjoy any let-up from razor-thin net interest margins in 2019. This is worrying for their long-term sustainability, but it’s potentially a bonanza for DCM specialists in Europe and the US.

    • 24 Jan 2019
  • VW Bank sells €2.5bn deal as it awaits MREL quota

    Volkswagen Bank started its funding for 2019 with a hefty four tranche deal on Thursday that will contribute to its minimum requirement of own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL) when the German regulator decides what that should be.

    • 24 Jan 2019
  • SMBC Nikko’s fixed income sales and trading head makes CFO switch

    Isabel Mahony, who had been head of fixed income sales and trading EMEA and Asia ex-Japan at SMBC Nikko Capital Markets, has left to the firm to join children's magazine Scoop as chief financial officer.

    • 21 Jan 2019

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 18.15
1 Bank of China (BOC) 18.15
3 China Construction Bank (CCB) 14.11
4 Ping An Bank 12.10
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 10.08

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 Morgan Stanley 7.04 25 18.55%
2 Goldman Sachs 5.69 24 15.00%
3 JPMorgan 5.24 20 13.80%
4 UBS 2.88 21 7.59%
5 HSBC 2.49 9 6.56%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 15.25 71 9.05%
2 HSBC 14.83 95 8.80%
3 BofA Securities 9.58 39 5.68%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 7.67 58 4.55%
5 Goldman Sachs 7.15 30 4.25%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital China 2019 awards winners: Part III

    In the final part of GlobalCapital China’s awards announcement, we discuss the key innovation of 2019, and reveal the individual that has made the greatest contribution to reforming and internationalising the Chinese onshore market.

  • GlobalCapital China 2019 awards winners: Part II

    In the second part of GlobalCapital China’s awards announcement, we reveal the winning banks across Panda bonds, G3 bonds and ABS, as well as the best bank for securities services and the most impressive law firm.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2019: Investment banks

    In the fourth and final instalment of GlobalCapital Asia’s capital markets awards announcements, find out which firms have been named the Best Asian Investment Bank and the Best Investment Bank in the region for 2019.

  • GlobalCapital China announces 2019 awards winners: Part I

    GlobalCapital China, previously GlobalRMB, is pleased to announce the winners of its annual capital markets awards, honouring the banks, companies and individuals that have made the biggest contribution to bridging the gap between China’s markets and the rest of the world. In part one of the awards, we reveal the most impressive issuers in the FIG, corporate and SSA categories.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2019: Bonds

    In part three of GlobalCapital Asia's awards results announcements, we reveal the winning bond deals across a variety of categories. In addition, we also name the Best G3 Bond House, Best High Yield Bond House and the winner of the Best House for SRI Financing.