Latest local currency loans news

  • Belle HK$28bn take private loan allotted among 10

    The sub-underwriting phase of a HK$28bn ($3.6bn) financing to support the take private of Hong Kong-listed footwear company Belle International Holdings has wrapped up, with nine lenders joining original mandated lead arranger and bookrunner Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

    • 26 Jun 2017
  • Times Property builds $160m dual currency loan

    Chinese real estate developer Times Property has hit the loan syndications market for a dual currency financing, about two months after issuing an offshore bond.

    • 23 Jun 2017
  • Zhuhai Holdings back after two-year gap for HK$1.5bn

    Transport and tourism services provider Zhuhai Holdings Investment has returned to the syndicated loan market after two years for a HK$1.5bn ($192m) borrowing.

    • 19 Jun 2017
  • Essence International out for HK$1bn dual trancher

    Chinese firm Essence International Financial Holdings has approached lenders for a HK$1bn ($128m) borrowing.

    • 14 Jun 2017
  • Three open books for AL Learning S$178m recap loan

    AL Learning, an education company backed by private equity firm Advent International, has approached banks for a S$178m ($128.8m) loan through three mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners.

    • 09 Jun 2017
  • ONGC Videsh slides in for dollar-yen combo loan

    ONGC Videsh (OVL), the overseas investment arm of Indian state-owned ONGC, is seeking a dual currency $844m-equivalent loan from the offshore syndication market.

    • 07 Jun 2017
  • Agile Group raises HK$624m facility

    Chinese real estate developer Agile Group has sealed a HK$624m ($80m) financing with one bank.

    • 05 Jun 2017
  • Belle laces up for HK$28bn take private loan

    A HK$28bn ($3.6bn) financing to support the take private of Hong Kong-listed footwear company Belle International Holdings is open for participation at the sub-underwriter level.

    • 05 May 2017
  • Goldin builds HK$8bn construction financing

    Syndication of a HK$7.991bn ($1.027bn) loan for a subsidiary of Hong Kong conglomerate Goldin Financial Holdings is set to wrap up soon, with the money to be used to develop a residential complex in the city’s Kowloon area.

    • 24 Apr 2017
  • ONGC Videsh taps banks for $500m bridge takeout

    ONGC Videsh (OVL), the overseas investment arm of Indian state-owned ONGC, has selected three banks for a $500m term loan to replace a bridge from last year. The oil firm is also raising funds in yen, and has picked two Japanese lenders for the financing, said a source.

    • 05 Apr 2017

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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.