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  • 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
  • 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

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GlobalRMB Panda Bonds league table

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 22.39
2 CITIC Securities 13.39
3 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 12.17
3 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 12.17
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 10.95

Panda Bond Database

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 13-Jul-18 Global Logistic Properties Singapore 2,000
2 13-Jul-18 Hang Lung Properties Hong Kong 1,000
3 28-Jun-18 China Water Affairs Group China 200
4 26-Jun-18 Want Want China Holdings Taiwan 500
5 14-Jun-18 Bank of China Group Investment China 1,000

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