Latest local currency loans news

  • CCB names Tian to chairman, exec director role

    China Construction Bank has appointed respected senior banker Tian Guoli as chairman and executive director, effective Monday, the lender has said in a Hong Kong stock exchange filing.

    • 10 Oct 2017
  • PFC sends RFP for $300m five year borrowing

    Indian state-owned company Power Finance Corp (PFC) has sent a request for proposals for a loan of up to $300m, seven months after a failed attempt to raise $100m-equivalent from a 10 year deal.

    • 06 Oct 2017
  • Tian Lun Gas fires up HK$1.25bn borrowing

    Hong Kong-listed China Tian Lun Gas Holdings has enlisted two lenders to arrange a HK$1.25bn ($160m) five year loan, invitations for which were sent out this week.

    • 04 Oct 2017
  • Far East Horizon slashes margin by half for $500m loan

    Far East Horizon has returned to the international loan market after a gap of two years for a $500m deal, and is paying a margin that is about half of what it offered last time.

    • 27 Sep 2017
  • China Forestry gets bumper response for HK$2bn debut

    A HK$2bn ($256m) three year maiden loan for China Forestry Group Corp has been received warmly by international banks, resulting in a huge oversubscription, said a banker.

    • 27 Sep 2017
  • I Squared $900m LBO loan finds overwhelming demand

    I Squared Capital’s $900m-equivalent Hong Kong dollar loan backing its acquisition of Hutchison Global Communications (HGC) pulled in more than 20 banks during senior syndication, with more expected to join before the deal wraps up this week.

    • 25 Sep 2017
  • Samson Paper bags HK$780m in loan return

    Samson Paper raised HK$780m ($100m) from its latest outing to the syndicated loan market, with strong demand lifting the deal from an initial size of HK$570m.

    • 22 Sep 2017
  • Waskita raises profile with Rph5tr syndication

    Indonesia’s Waskita Karya sealed a Rph5tr ($375m) loan this week, in a rare syndication with international banks. While the borrower raised its profile as it tapped into pockets of rupiah liquidity from foreign lenders, the deal also illustrated the push by north Asian banks to deploy their balance sheet in Indonesia. John Loh writes.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • Kingboard Chemical breaks loans lull for HK$5bn

    Kingboard Chemical Holdings is tapping banks for a HK$5bn ($641m) four year borrowing, after a two year hiatus from the loan syndication market.

    • 20 Sep 2017
  • SHK Financial bags HK$4.5bn in offshore loan debut

    Hong Kong’s Sun Hung Kai Financial had a rousing welcome to its debut in the offshore loan market, raising HK$4.5bn ($576m) versus the HK$1bn it had initially sought.

    • 20 Sep 2017

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1 Bank of China (BOC) 28.15
2 CITIC Securities 21.52
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 9.93
4 China Merchants Bank Co 9.38
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 7.73

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1 CITIC Securities 11,427.98 67 5.99%
2 China Securities Co Ltd 9,276.15 41 4.87%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 9,104.08 44 4.78%
4 UBS 9,093.85 67 4.77%
5 Goldman Sachs 8,976.54 43 4.71%

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2 Citi 25,094.34 154 7.35%
3 JPMorgan 21,049.54 121 6.17%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 17,836.24 92 5.23%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 14,573.61 109 4.27%

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