Latest corporate local currency bond news

  • Citic Envirotech rakes in S$240m with ease

    Citic Envirotech turned to the Singapore dollar market for a perpetual non-call three year bond this week, revising pricing 40bp from initial guidance. The company was helped by its deep roots in Singapore and its ownership by China’s Citic Group.

    • 12 Oct 2017
  • Dim sum gets shot in the arm: BOC Avi, BMW issue

    Don’t write an obituary for the dim sum bond market just yet. BOC Aviation and BMW showed there are still signs of life this week, pricing a pair of three year bonds that added variety to a market that clearly needs it.

    • 12 Oct 2017
  • Dim sum still alive: BOC Aviation, BMW return for deals

    BOC Aviation and BMW set out to sell offshore renminbi bonds on Wednesday, marking a return to the market for both issuers.

    • 11 Oct 2017
  • China Singyes, Citic Envirotech out with bonds

    China Singyes Solar Technologies Holdings started marketing a 364-day dollar bond on Wednesday while Singapore-listed water and wastewater treatment company Citic Envirotech took bids for a new senior perpetual in Singapore dollars.

    • 11 Oct 2017
  • Chinese absence an opportunity, and a test, for Asia bonds

    Chinese issuers and investors are likely to be largely absent from the dollar bond market for the next few weeks, as the country prepares for a crucial meeting of Communist Party officials. The slowdown will be a good chance for issuers from elsewhere in the region to tap the market — and demonstrate whether Asia’s bond market can remain standing without Chinese liquidity.

    • 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
  • 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
  • Investors tune in for Skyworth’s debut Panda

    In an unusual debut in the Panda bond market, television manufacturer Skyworth approached investors with an equity-backed note. The effort grabbed attention and helped Skyworth bag Rmb2bn ($303.6m) – the maximum it could raise – from a five year non put three on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange on September 19.

    • 25 Sep 2017
  • China’s high yield issuers face unrelenting battle with NDRC

    It has been a tough year for Chinese issuers as they battle with the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) to get go-aheads for offshore bond sales. But the regulator’s snail-like approval process appears to be crawling to a near standstill ahead of the National Congress of the Communist Party, leaving bankers befuddled about what to expect for the rest of the year. Morgan Davis reports.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • Rusal's Panda bond ends market siesta

    Russian aluminium producer Rusal priced its second Panda bond of the year on September 1, reopening the market after a quiet month.

    • 04 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
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 10,183.83 64 5.56%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,976.54 43 4.90%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 8,901.21 43 4.86%
4 UBS 8,890.80 66 4.85%
5 Citi 7,644.83 55 4.17%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 27,924.87 185 8.23%
2 Citi 25,014.91 153 7.37%
3 JPMorgan 20,970.12 120 6.18%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 17,836.24 92 5.26%
5 Deutsche Bank 14,203.43 78 4.19%

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