Latest leveraged/non-investment grade loans news

  • Turk Eximbank make quick comeback for €300m

    Turk Eximbank, which wrapped up a €412m refinancing in March, has turned its attention to the Asian loan market for a fresh money €300m borrowing.

    • 23 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
  • GLP, Hutchison M&A loans keep bankers on their toes

    The Asian M&A market is heating up, providing loans bankers with some welcome relief following a relatively quiet first half. Promising opportunities from the potential spin-off of Hutchison Global Communications (HGC) and the sale of Singapore’s Global Logistic Properties have set the stage for more activity. Shruti Chaturvedi reports.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • Indo FIs line up syndicated loans totalling $700m

    Two Indonesian financial institutions, Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) and Adira Dinamika Multi Finance, are scheduled to hit the loan market in July.

    • 20 Jun 2017
  • REC Solar exercises greenshoe, allots $330m loan

    High-end solar panel maker REC Solar has tasted success with its first Asian syndicated loan attracting enough demand for it to raise $330m after exercising a $25m greenshoe.

    • 20 Jun 2017
  • Dongying Lufang smelts $200m refinancing

    Dongying Lufang Metals Material HK has rolled out a $200m syndicated deal with two mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners. It is looking to refinance a one year loan from last year that falls due soon.

    • 19 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
  • Three launch $235m loan for SPi Global acquisition

    Invitations are out for a $235m triple tranche loan for private equity firm Partners Group’s acquisition of business process outsourcing company SPi Global.

    • 16 Jun 2017
  • Lenders eye LBO loan for HGC spin off

    Lenders that worked on a HK$4.851bn ($622m) leveraged buyout loan to support MBK Partners and TPG Capital’s acquisition of telecom firm Wharf T&T have thrown their weight behind the same sponsors for a potential bid for Hutchison Global Communications, said bankers.

    • 16 Jun 2017
  • Taiwanese banks rethink Panamanian syndications

    Panama severed diplomatic ties with Taiwan this week in favour of supporting China, leaving syndicated loans bankers in Taiwan divided about how the move will affect their business, as several Panamanian institutions have tapped Taiwanese bank liquidity for funds in the past. Shruti Chaturvedi reports.

    • 15 Jun 2017

Leveraged/non-investment grade loans news archive

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.