Lotte Corp's corporate bond issue raises staggering $665 mn in demand
South Korean conglomerate Lotte Corporation saw overwhelming demand of 790 billion won ($665 million) from institutional investors on the issuing of c...
Aug 26, 2020 (Gmt+09:00)
KT issues $400 mn dollar-denominated bond with record-low 1% interest rate
South Korea’s telecom giant KT Corp. has set a record-low interest rate among privately-held Korean companies with the issue of a dollar-denomin...
Aug 25, 2020 (Gmt+09:00)
SK Hynix joins in $60 mn funding for US chip design startup SiFive
SK Hynix Inc. has recently participated in a $60 million funding for the US semiconductor startup SiFive, SK Hynix said on August 12.Saudi Aramco and ...
Aug 12, 2020 (Gmt+09:00)
Lotte Corp to include ESG bonds in $126.5 mn corporate bond offering in September
Lotte Corporation is set to become the first South Korean holding company to issue environmental, social, and governance (ESG) bonds, according to inv...
Aug 12, 2020 (Gmt+09:00)
Korean telecom giant KT to issue $400 mn dollar bond in August
South Korea’s telecom giant KT Corp. plans to raise $400 million by issuing a dollar-denominated bond around the end of August, according to inv...
Aug 11, 2020 (Gmt+09:00)
Kospi's 12-month P/E ratio hits a 13-year high
Kospi has posted a 13-year high with 12-month forward price-earnings ratio recording 12.84 times on August 6, according to financial data provider FnG...
Aug 10, 2020 (Gmt+09:00)
Korean game platform seeks $323 mn IPO in non-contact business boom
Kakao Games Corp., a unit of South Korea’s top mobile messaging app operator, is seeking to raise up to 384 billion won ($323 million) from an i...
Aug 05, 2020 (Gmt+09:00)
Korean REIT backed by Amazon’s Japan warehouse seeks Seoul IPO
A South Korean brokerage firm with a 50.1% stake in Amazon’s largest distribution center in Japan is seeking to list a real estate investment tr...
Jul 27, 2020 (Gmt+09:00)
IPO of Korea’s first overseas property-backed REIT receives tepid response
The initial public offering of JR Global REIT, set to be South Korea’s first listed REIT backed by overseas property, was undersubscribed 0.23 t...
Jul 26, 2020 (Gmt+09:00)
Unsold corporate bonds may hit a record-high in seven years
Institutional investors are becoming wary of investing in Korean corporate bonds due to uncertainties caused by the coronavirus. As of July 20, there ...
Jul 20, 2020 (Gmt+09:00)
Doosan Infracore issues $300 mn dollar bonds amid corporate restructuring
Doosan Infracore Co. Ltd., a Korean machinery manufacturer, has successfully issued dollar-denominated bonds worth $300 million despite concerns that...
Jul 15, 2020 (Gmt+09:00)
Export-Import Bank of Korea ups Aussie bond sale size to $460 mn on demand
The Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM) has nearly doubled the size of its planned new bond sale in Australia to A$700 million ($460 million) on stron...
May 20, 2020 (Gmt+09:00)
Korea’s first Europe-focused REIT eyes $200 mn IPO in 2020
South Korea’s first Europe-focused real estate investment trust (REIT) is poised to go public on the domestic stock market in early 2020 to rais...
Nov 25, 2019 (Gmt+09:00)
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