Latest bank strategy/results news

  • ANZ posts profit rise for Q3

    ANZ’s cash profit rose 5.3% to A$1.79bn ($1.4bn) for the third quarter ending June 30, as the Australian lender continues to reshape its institutional banking business.

    • 15 Aug 2017
  • HSBC’s Q2 top, bottom lines in IB fall

    HSBC posted a decline in revenue and profit from its global banking and markets (GB&M) division in Asia during the quarter to June, even as the region turned in better numbers overall.

    • 31 Jul 2017
  • WM&C business drives Credit Suisse's Apac Q2 results

    Credit Suisse’s revenues from Asia Pacific slipped in the second quarter, dragged down by the markets business. But strong year-on-year growth from its wealth management & connected (WM&C) and private banking businesses offset most of the slide.

    • 28 Jul 2017
  • Nomura firms up Frankfurt plans

    Nomura confirmed that it has begun applying for a licence in Germany to operate a new Frankfurt-based entity, as a preparation for the UK’s exit from the European Union.

    • 27 Jun 2017
  • 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

Bank strategy/results news archive

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.