Latest senior debt/covered bond news

  • Zhongtai International to make offshore bond debut

    Hong Kong-based Zhongtai Financial International has turned to offshore investors with an inaugural dollar bond backed by a keepwell deed from Chinese brokerage Zhongtai Securities.

    • 05:00 AM
  • Formosa bonds win over issuers with clear pricing advantages

    Export-Import Bank of India priced a rare dollar Formosa bond from the country this week, bagging $400m. Cash-swamped dollar investors in Taiwan are desperate for diversification amid falling loan volumes, so the stage is set for borrowers to push for tighter pricing. Addison Gong reports.

    • 10 Aug 2017
  • Canara follows Axis success with $400m bond

    Canara Bank priced a $400m five year senior bond on Thursday, marking the second dollar deal from an Indian bank in a week.

    • 04 Aug 2017
  • Canara quickly follows Axis for new senior issuance

    Canara Bank is offering investors starved of paper from India’s FIG sector something to feast on, marketing a senior five year bond on Thursday.

    • 03 Aug 2017
  • US investors help push Axis notes inside curve

    Axis Bank became the first Indian financial institution to offer a bond to US investors this year, sealing $500m on Tuesday and leveraging its rarity value to price inside its existing curve.

    • 02 Aug 2017
  • Axis Bank returns for senior dollar offering

    India’s Axis Bank is in the market with a five year dollar bullet through its Dubai International Finance Centre branch, wooing the buy-side a year after its debut green bond.

    • 01 Aug 2017
  • Investors snap up rare CDB Leasing dollar bonds

    It has been a rough week for Asia’s high yield issuers. But China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co showed that higher-rated names can still get plenty of demand, raising $1bn from a dual-tranche bond that appeared to price in line with fair value.

    • 26 Jul 2017
  • CDB Leasing, Lionbridge out for bonds as Greenland prices tap

    China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co is back with its second dollar bond, following its international debut in November 2014. Financial leasing firm Lionbridge Capital Co is also looking to price its debut deal on Tuesday.

    • 25 Jul 2017
  • Singapore takes slice of green financing as DBS pioneers

    DBS Group Holdings made a triumphant debut in the green bond market this week, earning bragging rights for the deal’s heavy placement with bona fide green investors. But there is still a long road ahead before Singaporean issuers flock to the market en masse. Addison Gong reports.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • DBS sets new benchmark for Singapore green bonds

    DBS Group Holdings sold Singapore’s inaugural international green bond on Tuesday in style. The strength of its credit, coupled with the green label and a conducive market backdrop, helped the bank print inside the curves of its global peers.

    • 19 Jul 2017

Senior debt/Covered bonds news achive

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
  • 16 Aug 2017
1 CITIC Securities 8,097.43 46 5.53%
2 Goldman Sachs 7,852.12 33 5.37%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 7,824.36 37 5.35%
4 UBS 6,615.59 48 4.52%
5 Citi 6,126.08 41 4.19%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Aug 2017
1 HSBC 23,545.07 151 8.81%
2 Citi 19,731.61 125 7.38%
3 JPMorgan 16,539.95 93 6.19%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 12,677.71 92 4.74%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,943.66 69 4.47%

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.