Cbonds announces the publication of the league table for investment banks – the bookrunners of domestic corporate bonds in the Singapore market by the end of 2018. Only domestic corporate bonds are represented in the league table. Securitized bonds, structured products, and bonds with a maturity of less than 365 days are not taken into account.At year-end of 2018, the cumulative volume of the registered issues amounted to 13 751 mln US dollars. DBS Bank is ranked the highest with a result of 5 603 million US dollars and 37 issues. It is followed by OCBC, which arranged 24 issues for a total of 2 811 million US dollars, and United Overseas Bank, which took part in arranging the placement of 18 issues for 2 255 million US dollars.
Top five investment banks – bookrunners of placement of domestic corporate bonds in Singapore, 2018
|Investment bank||Volume, million USD||Market share, %||Number of issuers||Number of issues|
|DBS Bank||5 603||40.75||28||37|
|United Overseas Bank||2 255||16.40||13||18|
|Standard Chartered Bank||1 157||8.41||7||8|
You can find the full league table at the following link. The website also offers a league table generator allowing you to generate league tables based on selected filters such as branches, sectors, and issue currency.
Cbonds expresses its gratitude to the investment banks involved in validation of deals included in the Cbonds rankings. To all participants of the primary bonds and Eurobonds market we suggest cooperation that makes our rankings more equitable and reflective the real market situation.