Latest supras and agencies news

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Environmental risk management: a must for banks, says PBOC expert

    One of the most promising vehicles for moving the financial system on to a greener path – risk management – is gathering momentum.

    • 08 Aug 2017
  • India Exim rolls out inaugural dollar Formosa

    Export-Import Bank of India is poised to make its debut in the dollar Formosa market, becoming only the second borrower from the south Asian country to sell a bond in Taiwan.

    • 07 Aug 2017
  • AIIB wins third triple-A rating, plans next steps to debut

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Tuesday completed a clean sweep of triple-A scores from the big three rating agencies, as S&P Global Ratings awarded the supranational its top score. AIIB will now focus on the next steps it must complete before entering the bond markets.

    • 18 Jul 2017
  • EIB sets up green bond 'Rosetta Stone'

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) and other market actors are working on a system to match investors’ views on what is a ‘green’ bond with suitable deals in the market.

    • 14 Jul 2017
  • JBIC feeds hungry dollar investors four tranche feast

    The Japan Bank for International Co-operation (JBIC) found traction with a stellar four tranche offering on Thursday, gratifying investors feeling the pinch from a year that has been somewhat light on dollar supply.

    • 13 Jul 2017
  • AIIB tipped for third quarter debut after Fitch award

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) could bring its debut bond issue as soon as the end of the third quarter this year, said public sector bankers, after the supranational on Thursday received its second triple-A credit rating.

    • 13 Jul 2017

Supras and agencies 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.