China Bank Capital Corporation (China Bank Capital), the investment house arm of China Bank, clinched the Best Bank for Debt Capital Markets Philippines 2018 award of Global Banking & Finance Review, a leading UK-based financial portal and print magazine.
The award follows several recent honors, including being named Top Corporate Issue Manager/Arranger by the Philippine Dealing System, Best Fixed Income House by the Investment House Association of the Philippines, and Best Bond Adviser (Domestic) by The Asset.
“We are committed to provide our clients with best-in-class investment banking services and to connect them with investors through various channels of fund raising. This new award will motivate the China Bank Capital team to keep doing what we do best for our clients and to help in the development of the Philippine capital markets,” said China Bank Capital President Ryan Martin L. Tapia.
China Bank Capital was registered and licensed as an investment house in November 2015 as a result of the spin-off of China Bank's Investment Banking Group. In just two years, China Bank Capital has made its mark in the capital markets, becoming one of the top choices of issuers. In 2017, it ranked number 1 in both retail bond issues and preferred shares issues and participated in a total of 41 debt & equity transactions. Its recent transactions include the P17.55 billion IPO of Del Monte Philippines, P20B retail bonds of SM Prime Holdings, the P5 billion corporate notes of Sta. Lucia Land, the P10 billion retail bonds of Ayala Land, Inc.
The Global Banking & Finance Review Awards reflect the innovation, achievement, strategy, progressive and inspirational changes taking place within the global financial community. Since its inception in 2011, the awards recognize companies of all sizes which are prominent in particular areas of expertise and excellence within the financial world.