Top Stories

  • China’s Black Peony mulls options for $100m bond

    Black Peony (Group) Co is eyeing the international debt capital markets, having just received approval from its board to issue as much as $100m of foreign currency bonds.

    • 08:00 AM
  • Sogo operator Lifestyle shops for investors

    Lifestyle International Holdings is making a return to the dollar bond market after two years away, having mandating three banks for a roadshow in Hong Kong this week.

    • 04:30 AM
  • ‘Fire and fury’ rhetoric does not hold back Korean issuers

    US President Donald Trump’s unexpected threat against North Korean leader Kim Jong-un last week alarmed investors, pushing down South Korean offshore bonds. But Korean issuers this week shrugged off concerns of a long-term problem and are already making plans to return to the market. Morgan Davis reports.

    • 17 Aug 2017

Comment

  • Masala bonds: between a rock and a hard place

    For every step forward that the Masala bond market takes, it goes two steps backwards, with the Reserve Bank of India recently putting up barriers to keep high yield issuers out of offshore rupees. Cutting off low grade Masala issuance isn’t the worst thing to come out of the central bank’s announcement — the rules could also stifle investment grade deals.

    • 20 Jun 2017

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RMB

  • Bond Connect investors test drive Ford China ABS

    Ford Automotive Finance (China) has pulled off an impressive return to China’s auto ABS market. The company raised an eye-catching Rmb3.46bn ($518.4m) from its latest deal — and brought in the first crop of foreign investors tapping Chinese ABS through Bond Connect.

    • 18 Aug 2017

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From Our Global Coverage

  • Euro HY funds grow outflows ahead of September reopening

    Although bankers predict the euro high yield bond pipeline will be varied and busy for September, investors sent a message of caution as they took out some €730m from European high yield funds last week.

    • 21 Aug 2017
  • Kimberly-Clark first to line up autumn roadshow

    European corporate bond market participants are expecting supply to start again after the UK bank holiday on August 28. Kimberly-Clark was the first issuer into the pipeline when it announced a European roadshow on Monday morning.

    • 21 Aug 2017


More from Asia

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 CITIC Securities 30.19
2 China CITIC Bank Corp 12.38
3 Bank of China (BOC) 11.61
4 Everbright Securities 10.84
5 China Merchants Bank Co 10.06

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 8,260.06 48 5.51%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,255.09 35 5.51%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 7,824.36 37 5.22%
4 UBS 6,618.00 48 4.42%
5 Citi 6,128.50 41 4.09%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 23,832.57 153 8.84%
2 Citi 19,977.91 128 7.41%
3 JPMorgan 16,609.75 95 6.16%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 12,715.21 93 4.72%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,122.46 70 4.50%

Asian polls & awards

  • RMB internationalisation: 10 questions for the market, part 2

    Every year, our sister publication Asiamoney carries out an Offshore RMB Poll. As part of that process, the magazine asks the market for its thoughts on important renminbi topics. In this third year, we received around 2,300 valid responses, up 3% on a year ago. The ten questions included a new one on the inclusion of onshore RMB assets in global indices. Here we present the answers to the final five questions.

  • RMB internationalisation: 10 questions for the market, part 1

    Every year, our sister publication Asiamoney carries out an Offshore RMB Poll. As part of that process, the magazine asks the market for its thoughts on important renminbi topics. In this third year, we received around 2,300 valid responses, up 3% on a year ago. The ten questions included a new one on the inclusion of onshore RMB assets in global indices. Here we present the answers to the first five questions.

  • Made in China: The best banks and deals of 2016

    You know who won, now find out why. GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney present the extended results of our 2016 China Deals and Investment Bank of the Year awards, recognising achievement both on and offshore.

  • Asia’s standout deals

    GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney present the extended results for our 2016 Best Country Deals. Discover why these bond, equity and loan transactions delivered outstanding outcomes for issuers and investors.

  • Aussie award winners: The best banks and deals of 2016

    The names have been announced, now find out why they stood out from the crowd. GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney present the extended results for our 2016 Australia Deals and Investment Bank of the Year awards, recognising achievement in equities, bonds, loans and investment banking.