Asia's G3 bond markets return to action

Woori Bank is lining up a subordinated-debt issue, while Industrial Bank of Korea, GS Engineering & Construction, Lotte Shopping, KDB and Hong Leong Bank are waiting in the wings.

After a short break in February, Asia's G3 bond markets are alive and kicking once again. March is expected to be a busy month after three Korean banks mandated deals and several Korean companies took to the road to meet investors.

Woori Bank plans to raise about $500 million of subordinated debt, arranged by a group of seven banks Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, UBS and Woori...

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