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  • People news in brief: February 28, 2019

    HKEX makes several hires — JPM poaches Olympian from GS for Aus ECM — BOC’s Sebastian Ha resurfaces at Chinese rival

    • 28 Feb 2019
  • BOC’s Ha resurfaces at Chinese rival

    Former Bank of China syndicate head Sebastian Ha has joined SPDB International as its head of fixed income.

    • 25 Feb 2019
  • PBoC opens first central bank bills swap

    The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) made good on its promise to swap perpetual bonds for government bills on Wednesday, kicking off a Rmb1.5bn ($222m) swap that forced the central bank to start issuing bills again after a long hiatus.

    • 20 Feb 2019
  • Onshore perps still out of reach for small Chinese banks

    Bank of China’s Rmb40bn ($5.9bn) perpetual bond has opened up a possible path for other banks with similar funding needs, but smaller banks may still find it hard to attract investors, said analysts and bankers this week. Widening the scope of perpetual bonds so that insurance companies can purchase them will be key to solving the problem.

    • 29 Jan 2019
  • BOC loses debt syndicate head in Hong Kong

    Bank of China’s Hong Kong-based debt syndicate head Sebastian Ha is leaving the firm next month.

    • 28 Jan 2019

Latest market news

  • Shandong Iron navigates weakening market for $500m

    Shandong Iron & Steel Group Co was forced to pay 50bp more than it expected for a new $500m three year bond on Thursday, despite trying to appeal to investors with a positive spin on its future fundraising plans.

    • 30 Oct 2020
  • Zhongyuan Yuzi pulls deal as Chinese LGFVs face tricky funding environment

    Two Chinese local government financing vehicles (LGFVs) hit speed bumps in the dollar bond market this week amid rising volatility, as investors pushed back on the issuers’ attempts to get away with aggressive pricing. While one of the borrowers sealed its deal despite tepid demand, another was forced to scrap its transaction. Morgan Davis reports.

    • 29 Oct 2020
  • Gansu LGFV sees poor investor turnout for bond

    Gansu Provincial Highway Aviation Tourism Investment Group Co found lacklustre support for its $300m bond on Tuesday after its pricing strategy deterred investors from joining the deal.

    • 28 Oct 2020
  • Country Garden wraps up $1.5bn loan with 16 banks

    Chinese property developer Country Garden has closed a $1.5bn-equivalent dual currency loan, attracting seven participants during syndication.

    • 23 Oct 2020
  • Dim sum market surprises as ADBC sees hot demand for rare 10 year

    Agricultural Development Bank of China returned to the offshore renminbi market this week with a Rmb5.7bn ($854m) triple-tranche transaction. The deal featured a rare 10 year tenor in the dim sum market, showing the potential for more long-dated CNH funding. Addison Gong reports.

    • 22 Oct 2020

Bank of China In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $bn No of issues Share % STLY Share %
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  • Today
Global Syndicated Loan Volume 12 19 44.46 223 2.43% 1.58%
Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM 14 12 14.77 175 2.21% 2.18%
Bookrunners of Global FIG 15 9 29.10 129 1.96% 2.99%
Syndicated Loan Revenue - EMEA 20 45 0.01 16 1.77% 0.32%
All Corporate Bonds 25 20 27.57 274 0.95% 1.30%
Leveraged Syndicated Loans 6 7 33.38 183 4.50% 3.01%
Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans 17 16 0.45 3 2.56% 1.91%
Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM 7 8 13.51 164 3.57% 3.45%
Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM 22 16 2.50 22 0.83% 1.71%
Bookrunners of G3 Syndicated Loans (Asia Pacific ex-Japan) 9 4 1.86 13 3.64% 5.21%
Bookrunners of China Domestic DCM 4 2 44.47 226 5.88% 8.32%
Bookrunners of Singapore dollar DCM 10 20 0.03 1 0.36% 0.10%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 495.97 1926 9.10%
2 Citi 422.40 1597 7.75%
3 BofA Securities 419.86 1618 7.70%
4 Barclays 295.97 1191 5.43%
5 Goldman Sachs 289.83 1047 5.32%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 60.87 123 14.06%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 28.59 93 6.60%
3 Santander 25.41 90 5.87%
4 JPMorgan 23.88 61 5.52%
5 UniCredit 21.51 103 4.97%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 JPMorgan 15.76 106 9.17%
2 Morgan Stanley 15.71 67 9.14%
3 Goldman Sachs 14.87 82 8.65%
4 Citi 12.56 72 7.30%
5 BofA Securities 11.86 62 6.90%