Latest bank capital news

  • South Korean names talking bonds with buy-side

    Kyobo Life Insurance Co and Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co have mandated banks for new dollar outings.

    • 26 Jun 2017
  • FWD’s zero coupon structure doesn’t scare off investors

    FWD Group wowed the Asian dollar bond market with a rare $500m zero coupon subordinated perpetual non-call five deal this month, catching investor interest thanks to its backing by high-profile investor Richard Li.

    • 15 Jun 2017
  • Huarong AMC looks to replenish AT1 capital

    China Huarong Asset Management Co is planning to raise funds through a non-public issuance of offshore preference shares.

    • 13 Jun 2017
  • FWD stuns Asia market with zero-coupon first

    FWD Group raised $500m from a rare zero coupon subordinated perpetual non call five on Thursday, which bankers said works for the Richard Li backed company but is unlikely to catch on with other issuers.

    • 09 Jun 2017
  • FWD, AMTD keep perp momentum going

    Hong Kong’s FWD Group and AMTD Group Company have started taking orders for their respective unrated perpetual bonds. The former is seeking a zero coupon subordinated deal, while the latter is marketing a senior transaction — its second international offering.

    • 08 Jun 2017
  • Swedbank eyes yen with Pro-Bond programme

    Swedbank listed a new programme on the Tokyo Pro-Bond market on Wednesday, as the Swedish bank looks to dip its toes into ever more attractive yen funding.

    • 07 Jun 2017
  • Many firsts for HSBC’s S$1bn CoCo perp

    HSBC Holdings stormed into the Singapore dollar bank capital market on June 1 with a S$1bn ($722m) additional tier one that notched up a number of firsts, as the issuer took advantage of the liquidity and stability of the currency.

    • 02 Jun 2017
  • DBS, HSBC, Chexim seek out debt investors

    DBS Group Holdings and HSBC Holdings are wooing debt investors, with the former seeking a dollar senior deal, and the latter a Singapore dollar perpetual. The Export-Import Bank of China (Chexim) is also collecting bids for its fundraising.

    • 01 Jun 2017
  • NCB boosts capital with $1.2bn AT1

    Nanyang Commercial Bank added $1.2bn to its coffers on Thursday with an additional tier one bond, managing to price its deal close to fair value.

    • 26 May 2017
  • Four vie for dollar investor attention

    The Asia ex-Japan G3 bond market saw a slew of issuers from a variety of backgrounds hit the market on Thursday, with borrowers from Greater China as well as Indonesia venturing offshore.

    • 25 May 2017

Bank capital news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 CITIC Securities 38.46
2 China Merchants Bank Co 22.73
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 19.23
4 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 8.74
4 Bank of China (BOC) 8.74

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Jun 2017
1 China International Capital Corp Ltd 7,142.62 32 6.46%
2 CITIC Securities 7,084.43 35 6.40%
3 Goldman Sachs 5,862.83 22 5.30%
4 UBS 5,062.96 30 4.58%
5 China Securities Co Ltd 4,866.64 27 4.40%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Jun 2017
1 HSBC 19,498.75 114 9.27%
2 Citi 16,632.93 100 7.91%
3 JPMorgan 12,891.37 69 6.13%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 10,679.29 69 5.08%
5 Morgan Stanley 9,451.45 45 4.49%

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.