Latest bank strategy/results news

  • HSBC secures Asia business growth

    HSBC has reported a drop in overall profits for the first quarter of 2017, but strong growth in its Asian businesses as it continues to focus on the region.

    • 04 May 2017
  • ANZ posts strong profits for first half

    ANZ’s cash profit jumped 23% in the six months ending March 31, buoyed by the lender’s moves to restructure its business and hive off some of its retail and wealth units.

    • 04 May 2017
  • WM&C operations drive strong Credit Suisse Q1 results

    Credit Suisse’s Asia Pacific business performed strongly in the first quarter of 2017, with robust results coming from the wealth management and connected business (WM&C).

    • 27 Apr 2017
  • StanChart sets up private markets business unit

    Standard Chartered has created a new unit to house its private financial markets business, to bring more focus to its debt product structuring and distribution.

    • 19 Apr 2017
  • China Renaissance, ICBCI join forces

    China Renaissance Group and ICBC International Holdings this week unveiled a partnership to provide financial services across mainland China, Hong Kong and the US.

    • 27 Mar 2017
  • HSBC mulls moving London banker for top Apac levfin job

    HSBC is understood to be considering transferring a banker from London to take over leveraged and acquisition finance responsibilities for Asia Pacific. This follows the departures of senior Hong Kong-based bankers from the levfin and sponsor coverage teams last month.

    • 08 Mar 2017
  • HSBC makes senior changes at commercial bank

    HSBC has made some high profile appointments to its commercial banking teams in Hong Kong and Mainland China, according to an announcement on Thursday.

    • 23 Feb 2017
  • HSBC investment bank sheds Q4 profit in Asia

    HSBC's Asia profit before tax from global banking and markets slipped 33% to $654m in the fourth quarter of last year from $972m in Q4 2015, mirroring a fall in income.

    • 21 Feb 2017
  • HSBC sticks to bets on RMB, China markets

    HSBC outlined in its annual results announcement on Tuesday some of the difficulties it is facing in the Chinese market, but also said it was raising its revenue targets for the RMB business in 2017.

    • 21 Feb 2017
  • HSBC reshapes Apac levfin as new global head takes over

    HSBC is overhauling the leadership of its leveraged and acquisition finance and sponsor coverage teams in Asia Pacific, with some senior changes taking place this week. While sources emphasised this does not signify a retreat, the moves have put a focus on what some consider a somewhat “static” job market for acquisition and leveraged finance in the region. Shruti Chaturvedi reports.

    • 16 Feb 2017

Bank strategy/results 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.