KB Financial Group's rights issue 98.45% subscribed

KB Financial Group, the owner of Kookmin Bank, raises $914 million from the rights issue after the underwriters pick up $9 million worth of stock that wasn't subscribed for.

KB Financial Group's rights offering was 98.45% subscribed when it closed last week, according to a company statement filed to the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Although the deal was slightly undersubscribed, it was also fully underwritten, which meant the group was still able to raise the full W1.12 trillion $914 million at today's exchange rate that it was seeking, making it the second Korean bank to raise funds from a rights offering this year.

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