Equity Capital Markets
A total of $2.1 billion has been raised by Asia ex-Japan issuers in the equity capital markets so far this week through 16 deals, compared with $4.1 billion raised via 34 deals in the same period last week.
Public Bank’s $1.5 billion follow-on through bookrunners RHB Capital and UBS was the largest deal of the week. The deal is the largest Southeast Asia ECM transaction so far in 2014, and helps to bring Malaysia ECM volume to $5.3 billion in 2014 YTD, more than double the $2.5 billion raised in 2013 YTD.
Goldman Sachs leads the league table ranking with $7.2 billion in 2014 YTD. Followed by UBS and Morgan Stanley, respectively.
Debt Capital Markets
Three issuers have tapped the Asia ex-Japan G3 bond markets for $1.2 billion so far this week, compared to $7.6 billion raised through eight transactions in the same period last week.
The largest deal of the week was Chinese property issuer Greenland Hong Kong Holding’s $500 million issue through bookrunners JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley, HSBC, Bank of China and Credit Suisse.
China Real Estate sector G3 bond volume stands at a record $17.2 billion so far in 2014, up from $12.5bn raised in 2014 YTD. Similarly, Asia ex-Japan real estate sector G3 bond volume at $21.6 billion so far this year is up 30% year-on-year, also the highest YTD level on record.
HSBC continues to top the league table ranking with $15.6 billion in 2014 YTD, followed by Citi and Deutsche Bank, respectively.