Investment Banking

South Korea’s Hana Bank floats $600m in ESG bonds: report

It carries an annual interest rate of 1.25%.
2 days ago

South Korea’s Hana Bank floats $600m in ESG bonds: report

It carries an annual interest rate of 1.25%.
2 days ago

APAC banks face time bomb of risks amidst new climate change policies

Those who drag their feet when it comes to ESG compliance face a future of impairments, reputational damage.
16 days ago

Thailand’s KBank unveils sustainability fund for institutional clients

K-SUSTAIN-UI will invest in a sustainability-focused fund managed by JP Morgan.
17 days ago

Citi APAC adds nearly 650 new wealth professionals in 2021 so far

The group has added over $5b in net new money in Q1 alone.
26 days ago

Goldman Sachs ramps up China ambitions with hiring spree: report

It is planning to add over 400 new people in its headcount in 2021 alone.
27 days ago

Citi APAC rolls out gender diversity program for investment, securities arm

The program’s 50 top candidates will have the chance to be recruited by the bank.
1 month ago

Strong IPO turnout buoys Thailand's investment banks in 2020

Market rebounded in H2 2020 and raised higher capital compared to 2019.
1 month ago

Chart of the Week: Singapore card payments to rebound 10.2% in 2021

Card payments are expected to reach $96.5b in three years’ time.
2 months ago

Thailand IPO boom to buoy Siam Commercial Bank's bottom line

The country is Asia's second most active IPO market in 2020.
2 months ago

Singapore investment banking fees up 79% to $176.5m in Q1

M&As are off to a slow start whilst there was only one IPO by a local company so far.
2 months ago

APAC investment banking fees hit record-high $20.7b in 9M 2020

ECM and DCM fees both hit record-high levels.
8 months ago

Singapore investment banking fees down 39.9% in 2020 YTD

Although M&A activity has picked up in Q3 it is still lower than levels recorded last year.
8 months ago

South Korea investigates freeze on Singapore-linked notes: reports

Regulators are reviewing at least $234m of securities.
10 months ago

BNP Paribas floats Australia's first climate-linked green bond

The bond adds to the $350b in green bonds to be issued this year.
10 months ago

Citi APAC's virtual programme attracts 500 Singaporean students

It has modules on investment banking and markets and securities services.
10 months ago

Goldman Sachs to pay $3.9b over 1MDB scandal

Malaysia will drop all criminal charges against the bank.
10 months ago