• Well timed: BMW roars back into Panda market

    BMW returned to the Panda bond market on Wednesday, raising Rmb3.5bn ($509m) from a privately-placed deal. The shortest tranche got plenty of demand from local investors, helped by flush short-term liquidity.

    11 Jul 2019
  • Shanghai's Star board set to open with 25 names

    The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) has pledged to host at least 25 companies on the Star board by July 22, when it opens for trading. That tight deadline caused nine companies to open books on the same day this week.

    11 Jul 2019
  • China banking: long-term solutions needed

    Baoshang Bank’s takeover by the People’s Bank of China, and the continuing after-effects on the country’s banking sector, have forced regulators to adopt short-term measures to save smaller and weaker banks and securities houses.

    20 Jun 2019

China DCM News

  • Ford kicks off 2019 China auto ABS series

    Ford Automotive Finance is set to join the Chinese auto loan ABS issuance spree with a Rmb4.776bn ($695m) four-tranche deal on July 23. After this transaction, the originator will have raised a chunky Rmb31.6bn from the market since its debut five years ago.

    • 11:00 AM
  • Fantasia sees sluggish demand while Hongqiao prices tight

    Heavy bond supply last week from Chinese property developers took a toll on Fantasia Holdings Group Co, which failed to tighten pricing on a $200m bond on Monday. But China Hongqiao Group, an aluminium maker, found solid response from investors due to a lack of issuance from industrial credits.

    • 08:45 AM
  • NDRC tightens screws on Chinese property firms

    China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has tightened restrictions on Mainland property companies raising offshore bonds, prompting DCM bankers to take stock and determine the impact on the debt market.

    • 15 Jul 2019
  • LGFV bond falls through amid Tianjin debt woes

    Chinese local government financing vehicle (LGFV) Tianjin Binhai New Area Construction & Investment Group Co’s decision to postpone a planned three year bond has highlighted the debt crisis in the Tianjin area.

    • 12 Jul 2019
  • Bonds news in brief: Mengniu Dairy, LGFVs rush out post Powell hearing

    A wave of issuers — mostly Chinese — including China Mengniu Dairy Co and local government financing vehicle Guangzhou Development District Financial Holdings flooded the bond market on Thursday, riding the positive sentiment after the US Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell signalled a rate cut later this month.

    • 12 Jul 2019

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Comment

  • China’s LGFV problem is far from solved

    China’s tighter grip on offshore bonds from local government financing vehicles (LGFVs) has given a short-term boost to issuance volume in the past few weeks. But although the deal flow from the sector is set to slow down, concerns over LGFV risks are far from over.

    • 27 Jun 2019
  • China banking: long-term solutions needed

    Baoshang Bank’s takeover by the People’s Bank of China, and the continuing after-effects on the country’s banking sector, have forced regulators to adopt short-term measures to save smaller and weaker banks and securities houses.

    • 20 Jun 2019
  • UBS’s ‘pig-gate’ serves as warning for banks

    A UBS economist’s allegedly offensive comment about "Chinese pigs" has ensnared the Swiss bank in a series of unfortunate events, including being kicked off a planned dollar bond deal for China Railway Construction Corp. The backlash is overblown but serves as a warning for banks dealing with China.

    • 18 Jun 2019

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Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 21.85
2 China Merchants Securities Co 14.67
3 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.44
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 8.89
5 China Securities 7.41

Panda Bond Database

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 10-Jul-19 BMW Finance N.V. Germany 3,500
2 20-Jun-19 Maybank Malaysia 2,000
3 30-May-19 Portugal Portugal 2,000
4 17-May-19 Trafigura The Netherlands 540
5 16-May-19 CITIC Pacific China 1,000

Offshore RMB Bond Top Bookrunners

Rank Bookrunner Share % by Volume
1 Standard Chartered Bank 25.05
2 Credit Agricole 7.04
2 HSBC 7.04
4 Bank of China (Hong Kong) (BOCHK) 6.90
4 Bank of Communications Hong Kong Branch (BOCOM HK) 6.90

Latest Offshore RMB Bonds

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 22-May-19 Agricultural Development Bank of China (ADBC) China 3,000
2 16-Apr-19 ICBC Singapore Branch China 1,000
3 10-Apr-19 Bank of China Macau Branch (BOC Macau) China 4,500
4 15-Mar-19 Bank of Communications Hong Kong Branch (BOCOM HK) China 2,500
5 13-Mar-19 Daimler International Finance Germany 1,000