bank capital

Why China faces more TLAC challenges than Japan

Huge issuance requirements combined with a small international investor base pose unique challenges for China’s big four banks as they gear up to raise billions of dollars of capital.
February 14, 2019

UOB sells record S$750m tier-2 bond

It is the biggest Basel III-compliant, Singapore dollar-denominated tier-2 bond and met with robust demand, not least from private banking clients, reflecting the dearth of supply.
February 21, 2017

ICBC reopens dollar AT1 with punchy deal

ICBC Asia, the offshore subsidiary of China's largest bank, sells $1bn alternative tier one bond, becoming the first Asian lender to issue a dollar bond in the format this year.
July 14, 2016

Catering to Asia’s bank capital appetite

The perpetual tier-1 bond issue by Julius Baer in mid-November marks the latest example of European banks seeking Asian investor support to secure cornerstone capital bond issues.
November 30, 2015

StanChart debuts $2b bank capital hybrid

The British bank is the latest institution to raise an inaugural additional tier-1 note, obtaining a whopping orderbook size of $22 billion from global accounts.
March 27, 2015