Top Stories

  • KDB debuts in Swedish krona with MTN

    Korea Development Bank (KDB) has made its debut in the Swedish krona market, becoming the second Korean public sector entity to do so this year.

    • 10 Aug 2017
  • 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
  • India Exim snaps up $400m from inaugural Formosa

    Export-Import Bank of India took advantage of reverse enquiry from Taiwanese investors to sell its debut dollar Formosa bond, marking only the second Formosa from the south Asian country and the first from an Indian bank.

    • 08 Aug 2017

Comment

  • ‘Tis the season to fund early

    The Republic of Indonesia re-opened G3 sovereign bonds for emerging market issuers last week with a $3bn triple-trancher — the second December in a row that it has made an early start on its funding plans. While its timing has come under criticism from some market watchers, the country made a savvy move given the circumstances.

    • 07 Dec 2016

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RMB

  • Updated: NDB lays out 2017 RMB funding plans

    The Brics New Development Bank (NDB) is seeking further renminbi financing, preparing a return to the bond market for up to Rmb5bn ($746m) before the year-end, according to KV Kamath, president of NDB.

    • 10 Aug 2017

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From Our Global Coverage

  • World Bank prepares jumbo dollar test

    World Bank will find out whether what has been a resilient market for public sector dollar issuance over the summer can support a jumbo trade, after mandating for what will be the first such deal in dollars from an SSA since the spring. Swedish Export Credit Corporation is also out in the currency, going ahead despite some geopolitical and US governmental turmoil over the last few days — and more issuers are lining up to follow.

    • 21 Aug 2017
  • BAML and Deutsche seek settlement in SSA lawsuit

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank, two of the institutions named in a US lawsuit alleging manipulation in the dollar SSA market, have filed preliminary settlements for a total $65.5m, court documents show.

    • 21 Aug 2017


More from Asia

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
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 8,260.06 48 5.51%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,255.09 35 5.51%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 7,824.36 37 5.22%
4 UBS 6,618.00 48 4.42%
5 Citi 6,128.50 41 4.09%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 23,832.57 153 8.84%
2 Citi 19,977.91 128 7.41%
3 JPMorgan 16,609.75 95 6.16%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 12,715.21 93 4.72%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,122.46 70 4.50%

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.