Latest news on RMB and Securitization

  • RMBS: Chinese banks take aim at Bond Connect

    While Bond Connect has opened up China’s booming securitization market, most international investors are only tapping deals originated by foreign auto finance companies. But this is starting to change as Chinese banks prepare to sell residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) through the bond link.

    • 21 May 2018
  • China ABS: Liquidity boost lifts FAF’s floating combo

    Fortune Auto Finance sold two floating tranches in China’s securitization market on April 20. It captured the onshore market’s optimism on the back of the People’s Bank of China’s announcement last week to release extra liquidity through a reserve requirement ratio (RRR) cut.

    • 24 Apr 2018
  • FAF leads charge as foreign autos eye ABS, vanilla RMB bonds

    Fortune Auto Finance (FAF) is approaching onshore investors with a Rmb3bn ($477.5m) transaction on Friday. The auto company is coming to the market as a number of foreign originators unveil their plans to raise more onshore RMB — from both structured and vanilla fixed income deals.

    • 20 Apr 2018
  • GAC-Sofinco undeterred by rising cost in China ABS

    Despite bagging Rmb4bn ($633.2m) from the Chinese asset-backed securities market on Tuesday, GAC-Sofinco Auto Finance failed to attract offshore interest and priced the deal wider than it did in its last transaction. But these upsets have not affected the carmaker’s appetite for more onshore deals.

    • 22 Mar 2018
  • Crédit Ag’s JV joins China auto ABS race

    GAC-Sofinco Auto Finance is preparing to sell a Rmb4bn ($633m) deal in the Chinese asset-backed securities market on March 20, set to be the third foreign name origination in three weeks.

    • 14 Mar 2018
  • Nissan’s JV returns with fixed-floating ABS combo

    Dongfeng Nissan Auto Finance stuck to the strategy from its last transaction in October 2017 — of selling a fixed-rate note accompanied by a floating-rate tranche — as it returned to the Chinese asset-backed securities market on Thursday, raising Rmb4.5bn ($709.2m).

    • 09 Mar 2018
  • The price is right: SAIC-GMAC seals ABS in China

    SAIC-GMAC Automotive Finance has sealed its first asset-backed securities deal this year in the Chinese interbank bond market, raising Rmb3bn ($473.3m) from two floating-rate tranches on Monday.

    • 06 Mar 2018
  • SAIC-GMAC lines up Rmb3bn ABS comeback

    China's SAIC-GMAC Automotive Finance wants to raise Rmb3bn ($473.7m) from an asset-backed securitization on Monday.

    • 02 Mar 2018
  • Updated: Nissan’s China JV prepares year’s third foreign ABS

    Dongfeng Nissan Auto Finance will be returning to the Chinese asset-backed securities market on March 8 with a Rmb4.5bn ($710m) dual-tranche deal on the interbank market — the largest transaction by a foreign name originator so far this year.

    • 01 Mar 2018
  • Local investors keep Ford’s ABS on track

    Ford Automotive Finance (China) started the year in China’s asset-backed securities market by selling a Rmb4bn (Rmb618.3m) deal on Thursday. The deal was open to foreign investors, but onshore demand formed the core support for Ford’s sale, sources on the deal told GlobalRMB.

    • 19 Jan 2018

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GlobalRMB Panda Bonds league table

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 21.76
2 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 15.11
2 CITIC Securities 15.11
4 China CITIC Bank Corp 13.60
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 10.58

Panda Bond Database

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 09-May-18 Daimler Germany 5,000
2 26-Apr-18 Global Logistic Properties via Iowa China Offshore Holdings Hong Kong 1,500
3 26-Apr-18 Trafigura Singapore 500
4 23-Apr-18 CAR Inc Hong Kong 730
5 11-Apr-18 China Jinmao Holdings China 3,000

Offshore RMB Bond Top Bookrunners

Rank Bookrunner Share % by Volume
1 Standard Chartered Bank 36.83
2 HSBC 14.94
3 Bank of Taiwan 4.77
3 Cathay United Bank 4.77
5 Societe Generale Securities Services 4.13

Latest Offshore RMB Bonds

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 23-May-18 QNB Finance Qatar 600
2 16-May-18 First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC United Arab Emirates 1,100
3 04-May-18 Busan Bank South Korea 500
4 27-Apr-18 Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) Honduras 2,000
5 24-Apr-18 CAR Inc China 350