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  • Bankers vow tougher checks as HNA subsidiary in suspected default shock

    HNA Group’s Hong Kong subsidiary, CWT International, appeared to default on a secured Hong Kong dollar loan on Wednesday. Although the company has had debt problems in the past year, many bankers were still surprised by the default and said more thorough background checks will be carried out on Chinese borrowers in future. Pan Yue reports.

    • 17 Apr 2019
  • Formosa China, Vietnam units make loan comeback

    Two subsidiaries of Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Corp are in the syndicated loan market raising a China onshore facility and an offshore deal respectively.

    • 17 Apr 2019
  • Capital markets need an Extinction Rebellion

    Sustainable finance is bubbling with exciting new initiatives. But making people feel good is not enough. Activity needs to produce results, and so far there is more noise than movement. The tone is far too sedate — it needs some hard core activism to break the torpor.

    • 16 Apr 2019
  • HNA Hong Kong subsidiary suffers loan default

    CWT International, a Hong Kong-listed subsidiary of cash-strapped HNA Group, has defaulted on a HK$1.4bn ($179m) loan.

    • 16 Apr 2019
  • S&P goes its own way on ESG ratings

    Enel and NextEra Energy have, on a pilot basis, become the first companies to obtain one of S&P Global’s new ESG Evaluations. The product, launched last week, takes S&P into direct competition with providers of ESG ratings like MSCI and Sustainalytics — and with Moody’s, which a few days after S&P’s launch acquired Vigeo Eiris, the French-based ESG rating firm.

    • 16 Apr 2019

Latest Asia EM Equity news                 bonds | loans

  • Hollysys quits follow-on plans

    Chinese company Hollysys Automation Technologies withdrew its planned follow-on share offering on Wednesday.

    • 18 Apr 2019
  • Times China increases top-up to bag HK$1.6bn

    Mainland property developer Times China Holdings has raised HK$1.57bn ($200.2m) after boosting the size of an overnight top-up placement.

    • 18 Apr 2019
  • India’s Sterling and Wilson Solar preps Rp45bn listing

    Sterling and Wilson Solar, the solar power business of Indian conglomerate Shapoorji Pallonji Group, is eyeing a listing of up to Rp45bn ($648m), having filed a draft prospectus this week.

    • 17 Apr 2019
  • Chi-Med $500m IPO to bring size to HK biotech investors

    Hutchison China MediTech sparked life into the Hong Kong biotechnology IPO market this week, filing a draft prospectus for a $500m listing with the city’s stock exchange. The globally known name — already listed on two foreign exchanges — is a boost for biotech investors, who have been drip-fed smaller start-ups since Hong Kong allowed pre-revenue companies from the sector to begin listing last year. Jonathan Breen reports.

    • 17 Apr 2019
  • SSE sets guidelines for tech board IPOs

    The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) has published guidelines for companies looking to list on its new Science and Technology Innovation Board, as well as underwriters, including an unusual requirement for the sponsors of initial public offerings (IPOs) to commit to deals.

    • 17 Apr 2019

Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 19,628.25 101 7.91%
2 HSBC 18,727.38 146 7.55%
3 JPMorgan 18,558.41 89 7.48%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 16,316.66 103 6.58%
5 Deutsche Bank 11,500.06 60 4.63%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 3,412.89 11 12.24%
2 JPMorgan 2,926.36 10 10.50%
3 Citi 2,873.13 13 10.31%
4 Morgan Stanley 2,678.21 7 9.61%
5 Santander 2,138.87 10 7.67%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 10,384.27 32 11.76%
2 Citi 10,072.22 29 11.41%
3 Standard Chartered Bank 9,331.24 32 10.57%
4 HSBC 6,479.00 27 7.34%
5 Deutsche Bank 4,875.44 9 5.52%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 JPMorgan 195.08 50 10.55%
2 Goldman Sachs 162.26 37 8.77%
3 Morgan Stanley 141.22 46 7.64%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 114.20 33 6.18%
5 Citi 95.36 35 5.16%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 789.37 4 15.30%
2 MUFG 780.58 3 15.13%
3 Industrial & Commercial Bank of China - ICBC 742.79 3 14.40%
4 JPMorgan 301.80 3 5.85%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 225.64 3 4.37%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Standard Chartered Bank 1,783.30 14 17.83%
2 HSBC 1,156.32 12 11.56%
3 JPMorgan 1,015.66 11 10.15%
4 Citi 906.15 10 9.06%
5 Barclays 767.96 9 7.68%