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  • Kia Motors turns on engine for dual-trancher

    Kia Motors Corp is returning to the international bond market, opening books for a dual-tranche 144A/Reg transaction on Thursday morning.

    • 05:30 AM
  • Genting pulls off $500m bond tap

    Malaysia’s Genting Group grabbed an additional $500m on Tuesday from the tap of its debut bond sale earlier this year.

    • 11 Oct 2017
  • Genting re-opens $1bn debut bond

    Malaysian conglomerate Genting Group is looking to add to its inaugural bond sale from earlier this year.

    • 10 Oct 2017
  • Investors eat up $300m green Masala from Ireda

    Nearly three months without Masala bond issuance has left investors hungry. But Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency gave investors something healthy to chew on this week — using the structure to sell a Rp19.5bn ($297m) green bond.

    • 29 Sep 2017
  • Kia Motors revs up for dollar bond

    Kia Motors Corp has mandated banks for a new dollar deal, with a global roadshow kicking off in early October.

    • 29 Sep 2017
  • Chinese LGFV default fears rise as bond maturities loom

    A default from a Chinese local government financing vehicle (LGFV) is looking increasingly likely, showing how fragile the dollar debt market in the region can be. The risk is certainly there, but DCM bankers are sceptical it could cause a repricing in the offshore bond market, writes Addison Gong.

    • 28 Sep 2017
  • Ireda kicks open the Masala market

    Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (Ireda) launched its long anticipated green Masala bond on Thursday, just days after the country’s regulators re-opened the tap for offshore rupee issuance.

    • 28 Sep 2017
  • US investors drive CK Hutchison’s $2.25bn deal

    US investors led the charge to CK Hutchison Holdings’ triple-tranche bond on Tuesday, with their strong, and unexpected, support pushing the final deal size beyond the issuer’s expectations.

    • 27 Sep 2017
  • Hanjin battles tense backdrop for $300m green deal

    Hanjin International Corp hit its goal of raising $300m from its debut green bond on Monday, but rising tensions between the US and North Korea forced it to pay up.

    • 26 Sep 2017
  • Nan Fung hits price and size goals

    Nan Fung International Holdings managed to get the best of both worlds on Monday, finding the ideal price for its bond while also bagging a size within its target.

    • 26 Sep 2017

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 28.15
2 CITIC Securities 21.52
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 9.93
4 China Merchants Bank Co 9.38
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 7.73

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Oct 2017
1 CITIC Securities 11,427.98 67 5.99%
2 China Securities Co Ltd 9,276.15 41 4.87%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 9,104.08 44 4.78%
4 UBS 9,093.85 67 4.77%
5 Goldman Sachs 8,976.54 43 4.71%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 28,004.30 186 8.21%
2 Citi 25,094.34 154 7.35%
3 JPMorgan 21,049.54 121 6.17%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 17,836.24 92 5.23%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 14,573.61 109 4.27%

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