The Asset
Country Awards 2016

Best Deals - North Asia

China
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Best IPO
Shanghai Film Corporation RMB 908 million A-share IPO
Sole sponsor and lead underwriter:
CICC
Best cross-border M&A
Qingdao Haier US$5.4 billion acquisition of General Electric’s appliances business
Financial advisers:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, CICC, Goldman Sachs
Best domestic M&A
Meituan/Dianping Strategic Cooperation
Exclusive financial adviser:
China Renaissance
Best corporate bond
State Grid Corporation of China US$1 billion and €1 billion multi-tranche bond
Joint global coordinators:
BOC International, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ICBC International, Morgan Stanley
Joint bookrunners and lead managers:
BOC International, CCBI, Citi, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ICBC International, J.P. Morgan, Mizuho Securities, Morgan Stanley, Santander, UBS
Best corporate green bond
Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Company US$400 million green bond
Joint global coordinators, lead managers and bookrunners:
Bank of China, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Societe Generale CIB
Best FIG green bond
Bank of China US$2.25 billion, CNH 1.5 billion, €500 million green bond offering
Joint global coordinators (USD/Euro):
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bank of China, Credit Agricole CIB, HSBC
Joint global coordinators (CNH):
Bank of China, Citi, Wells Fargo Securities
Joint bookrunners and lead managers:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Bank of China, BNP Paribas, CCBI, Credit Agricole CIB, Commerzbank, HSBC, ING, SEB
Best panda bond
Republic of Korea RMB 3 billion panda bond offering
Joint lead underwriters:
Bank of Communications, Citi, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Standard Chartered
Best high-yield bond
361 Degrees International US$400 million senior unsecured bond
Sole global coordinator, bookrunner and lead manager:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Best hybrid bond
China Huarong Asset Management US$500 million perpNC5 hybrid capital
Joint global coordinators:
China Huarong, HSBC
Joint bookrunners:
China Huarong, CCBI, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Morgan Stanley, Standard Chartered
Best new bond
Sunshine Life Insurance US$1.5 billion multi-tranche debut issue
Joint global coordinators:
HSBC, ICBC International, J.P. Morgan
Joint bookrunners:
CCBI, CMB International Capital Limited, China Merchants Securities, HSBC, ICBC International, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley
Best equity-linked
China Overseas Holdings US$1.5 billion exchangeable into China Overseas Land and Investment Limited
Joint global coordinators:
Citi, Goldman Sachs, HSBC
Joint bookrunners:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, BOC International, CICC, Citi, Goldman Sachs, HSBC
Best acquisition financing
ChemChina US$32.7 billion acquisition financing
Joint mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners:
China Citic Bank, BNP Paribas, Credit Agricole CIB, Credit Suisse, HSBC, Industrial Bank, Natixis, Shanghai Pudong Development Bank, Unicredit
Mandated lead arranger:
Rabobank
Lead arrangers:
Banco Santander, First Gulf Bank, Societe Generale CIB, Taipei Fubon Bank
Lead managers:
CTBC, Taishin International Bank, The Bank of East Asia
Best privatization
Privatization of Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties
Financial advisers:
CICC, Halcyon Capital
Best securitization
Goldwind US$190 million green asset-backed securities
Arranger:
Agricultural Bank of China
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Best corporate bond
Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings US$1.2 billion fixed-for-life perpetual securities
Sole global coordinator:
Deutsche Bank
Joint bookrunners and lead managers:
Deutsche Bank, HSBC, J.P. Morgan
Best investment grade bond
CK Hutchison Holdings €2 billion dual tranche senior note
Joint bookrunners and lead managers:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Credit Agricole CIB, HSBC
Best bank capital bond
ICBC Asia US$1 billion Basel III-compliant additional tier 1 capital
Joint global coordinators:
Goldman Sachs, ICBC International
Joint bookrunners and lead managers:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ICBC International, UBS
Best green bond
Link REIT US$500 million green bond
Joint green advisers:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, HSBC
Joint bookrunners:
Bank of China, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, HSBC, J.P. Morgan
Best new bond
Television Broadcasts Limited US$500 million senior unsecured bond
Joint bookrunners and lead manager:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse
Best syndicated loan
Hutchison Port Holdings Trust US$1 billion 5-year syndicated term loan facility
Joint lead arranger, bookrunner, underwriter:
ANZ, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Best privatization
US$2.8 billion privatization of New World China Land
Financial advisers:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, HSBC
Japan
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Best follow-on
Recruit US$2.3 billion follow-on offering
Joint global coordinators:
Morgan Stanley, Nomura
International joint bookrunners:
Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Nomura, Mizuho Securities, Goldman Sachs, SMBC Nikko
Domestic joint bookrunners:
Nomura, SMBC Nikko, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities, Mizuho Securities, Merrill Lynch Japan Securities (institutional), Daiwa (retail)
Best equity-linked
Softbank’s US$10 billion monetization of Alibaba
Joint bookrunners:
Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley
Best M&A
Softbank US$32 billion acquisition of ARM Holdings
Financial advisers:
Mizuho Securities, Goldman Sachs, Lazard, Raine Group, Robey Warshaw
Best corporate bond
Central Japan Railway US$300 million 30-year bond
Joint bookrunners:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Mizuho Securities, Morgan Stanley
Best FIG bond
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation US$500 million green bond
Joint bookrunners:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, SMBC Nikko
Korea
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Best block trade
Korea Aerospace Industries US$255 million block trade
Sole bookrunner:
Credit Suisse
Best equity-linked
Kakao Loen US$200 million exchangeable bond
Joint bookrunners:
Citi, Morgan Stanley
Best M&A
KAKAO US$1.6 billion acquisition of Loen
Financial advisors:
Credit Suisse, E&Y Korea (Financial Advisory Arm)
Best quasi-sovereign bond
KEXIM US$2.5 billion bond offering
Joint bookrunners:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, Citi, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Nomura
Best corporate bond
Kia Motors Corporation US$700 million dual-tranche bond
Joint bookrunners and lead managers:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Nomura
Best green bond
Hyundai Capital Services US$500 million green bonds
Joint bookrunners:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, Credit Agricole CIB
Best bank capital bond
Shinhan Bank USD500m Basel III-Compliant Tier 2
Joint bookrunners:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Mizuho Securities, Morgan Stanley
Best securitization
KAL ABS 17 Cayman Limited USD 155 million Secured Floating Rate Notes and US$ 45 million Secured Floating Rate Loan
Sole lead arranger and lead manager:
Standard Chartered
Taiwan
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Best M&A
Hon Hai Precision Industry US$3.8 billion acquisition of Sharp
Financial advisers:
Plutus Consulting, J.P. Morgan
Best corporate bond
Hon Hai Precision Industry US$1 billion bond
Joint bookrunners and lead managers:
Bank of China (Hong Kong), Citi, Goldman Sachs, HSBC
Best corporate hybrid
Nan Shan Life US$780 million perpetual bond
Sole lead and bookrunner:
CTBC
Best syndicated loan
InnoLux Corporation NTD 35billion 5-year syndicated loan
Mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners:
Bank of Taiwan, Chang Hwa Commercial Bank, CTBC, DBS, Mega International Commercial Bank, Taipei Fubon Bank, Land Bank of Taiwan, Taiwan Business Bank
Co-arrangers:
Hua Nan Commercial Bank, KGI Bank, Taiwan Cooperative Bank
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