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  • Updated: Geely-BNPP JV to debut in China securitization

    A Shanghai-based joint venture between carmaker Geely and BNP Paribas is to enter the Chinese auto loans securitization market for the first time next week. The company will test demand with a Rmb1.94bn ($284m) deal, selling just one tranche to investors in the interbank bond market.

    • 08 Aug 2018
  • Policy turn drives Ford’s ABS home

    The lending arm of Ford’s China operation took advantage of bullish sentiments in the onshore market on August 2, sealing a Rmb4.5bn ($662.3m) securitization. Bankers say Ford managed to price below Nissan, which offered a similar ABS recently, thanks to a major policy announcement that emerged last week.

    • 06 Aug 2018
  • Updated: Ford follows Nissan’s fixed, floating strategy

    Ford's Chinese auto lending subsidiary is selling a Rmb4bn ($587.1m) securitization in the renminbi market later this week, coming to the market a fortnight after Nissan. The originator is deploying the fixed-and-floating combo used by Nissan — a tactic which will help the company broaden its investor base, say bankers.

    • 30 Jul 2018
  • Banks give Nissan’s ABS an easy ride

    Dongfeng Nissan Auto Finance enjoyed strong support from its traditional investor base — Chinese banks and onshore arms of Japanese banks — as it sold a Rmb4.5bn ($665.7m) securitization on July 19. The deal came as looser onshore liquidity gave banks more cash to buy ABS papers.

    • 24 Jul 2018
  • Updated: Dongfeng-Nissan kicks off H2 ABS race

    Dongfeng Nissan Auto Finance is selling a Rmb4.5bn ($674.4m) ABS deal next week — the first by a foreign originator in the second half. Sources say the originator has been afforded a nice window to issue given the looser onshore liquidity, but it will enjoy less flexibility around the structure of the deal.

    • 13 Jul 2018
  • SAIC-GMAC prints jumbo Rmb10bn ABS deal

    General Motors’ joint venture sealed a Rmb10.4bn ($1.62bn) deal in the Chinese securitization market on June 6, marking its biggest outing so far. Bankers on the deal said the auto company wanted to bag the cash before onshore rates come under pressure in the second half of the year.

    • 07 Jun 2018
  • Updated: SAIC-GMAC raises the stakes in China ABS

    General Motors’ Shanghai-based joint venture is gearing up for its biggest securitization transaction in China. The Rmb10.4bn ($1.62bn) notes will be up for grabs not only for onshore investors, but also those tapping the market via Bond Connect.

    • 30 May 2018
  • 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

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GlobalRMB Panda Bonds league table

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 20.18
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.26
3 CITIC Securities 12.06
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 10.97
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 9.87

Panda Bond Database

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 19-Jul-18 Beijing Enterprises Water Group China 3,000
2 19-Jul-18 Global Logistic Properties via Iowa China Offshore Holdings Hong Kong 1,500
3 13-Jul-18 Global Logistic Properties via Iowa China Offshore Holdings Hong Kong 2,000
4 13-Jul-18 Hang Lung Properties Hong Kong 1,000
5 28-Jun-18 China Water Affairs Group China 200

Offshore RMB Bond Top Bookrunners

Rank Bookrunner Share % by Volume
1 Standard Chartered Bank 33.47
2 HSBC 19.33
3 Societe Generale 4.75
4 Bank of Taiwan 4.07
4 Cathay United Bank 4.07

Latest Offshore RMB Bonds

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 21-Jun-18 Shimao Property Holdings China 1,200
2 19-Jun-18 Korea Development Bank (KDB) South Korea 1,750
3 07-Jun-18 Export-Import Bank of Korea (Kexim) South Korea 1,500
4 23-May-18 QNB Finance Qatar 600
5 16-May-18 First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC United Arab Emirates 1,100