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25 August 2015

CIMB Tops Malaysian Bonds and Equities, ASEAN Bonds and Global Sukuk League Tables

· No.1 in Bloomberg Malaysian Ringgit Bonds league table for 10 consecutive years
· No.1 in Bloomberg ASEAN Domestic Bonds league table for 4 consecutive years
· No.1 in Bloomberg Global Sukuk league table for 6 out of the last 8 years
· No.1 in Dealogic Malaysia ECM league table for the last 10 years
· No.1 in Dealogic and Bloomberg Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand ECM league table collectively over the past 10 years

Kuala Lumpur: CIMB Investment Bank (“CIMB”) has retained its leading positions as the No.1 local bonds and equities, ASEAN bond and global sukuk arranger year-to-date (as at 24 August 2015). CIMB made an outstanding achievement by sustaining the No.1 position in Bloomberg's Underwriter League Table for Malaysian Ringgit bonds for the past 10 consecutive years and year-to-date (as at 24 August 2015). For this period, CIMB captured 23.8% of the market share, with 52 issuances totaling RM8.62 billion.

As a regional leader, CIMB maintained its long-standing position by being No. 1 in the Bloomberg Underwriter League Table for ASEAN domestic bonds for the past 4 consecutive years and year-to-date (as at 24 August 2015) with a total of USD4.37 billion issued, capturing 13.6% market share in the ASEAN region, with a total of 127 issuances. CIMB also retained its leadership in the Bloomberg Underwriter Global Sukuk League Table with 14.4% market share and deals totaling USD3.23 billion. In the global sukuk space, CIMB has been No. 1 for 6 out of the last 8 years and Top 2 for the last 8 consecutive years and year-to-date (as at 24 August 2015).

On the equity front, CIMB ranked No. 1 in the Dealogic Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Indonesia (“MIST”) Equity Capital Markets (“ECM”) league table ranking for 2015 year-to-date, having successfully led and marketed deals which raised a total of USD2.68 billion. In the same period, CIMB led the Dealogic Malaysia ECM league table with 29.5% market share, raising RM9.27 billion in equity capital. The next competitor came in 13.8% lower at 15.7% market share.

CIMB consistently topped the Dealogic Malaysia ECM league table for the last 10 years. CIMB has also retained the top position in the Dealogic and Bloomberg MIST ECM league table ranking over the past 10 years, raising in total USD55.08 billion of equity capital since 2005.

Tengku Dato’ Zafrul Aziz, Group Chief Executive, CIMB Group commented, “Our dominance in both bond and equity fundraising over the past decade is a testament of our deep regional expertise coupled with strong presence across ASEAN. Despite economic indicators pointing towards a softer outlook for the region caused by internal and external headwinds, we see growth opportunities in selected segments and markets across the region this year. I would also like to express our thanks to our long-standing clients for their continued support over the years.”

A detailed overview of CIMB Investment Bank’s rankings is tabled below: 

 

Rank

Market Share (%)

Volume (billion)

Malaysian Ringgit Bonds (1)

1

23.8

RM8.62

ASEAN Domestic Bonds (1)

1

13.6

USD4.37

Global Sukuk (1)

1

14.4

USD3.23

MIST Equity Capital Markets (2,3)

1

8.9

USD2.68

Malaysian Equity Capital Markets (2)

1

29.5

RM9.27

Source:
1. Bloomberg Underwriter league tables (year-to-date as at 24 August 2015)
2. Dealogic (year-to-date as at 24 August 2015)
3. MIST means Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand collectively