Benchmark Research
Asset Benchmark Research
The Best syndicate manager in Asian G3 Bonds for 2020
Rank
Name of syndicate manager
Institution
1
Citi
2
Morgan Stanley
3
HSBC
4
Standard Chartered
5
Citi
6
Citi
7
Standard Chartered
8
Barclays
9
UBS
10
Standard Chartered
Highly commended

Note: Highly commended individuals are ranked in alphabetical order by their last name.

Methodology
In 2020, about 180 astute investors replied to Asset Benchmark Research's invitation to nominate five best syndicate managers of the year, based on the following criteria:

1) Pricing and sizing deals efficiently
2) Balancing the objectives of investors and issuers
3) Outreach to investors for pre-deal sounding
4) Understanding of market technicals and deal timing
5) Ability to underwrite deals

The nominations collected are subject to the weighting of the astute investors casting the vote.