Best Equity Deal of the Year, Best Privatization, Best Secondary Offering
Korea Telecom, $2.242 billion
Morgan Stanley, UBS Warburg
In an exceptionally difficult year for Asian equity issuance, Korea has proved to be the market's saving grace, producing a consistent number of high profile, well executed transactions. Korea Telecom was the biggest of the lot and for both the lead managers and Korean government it presented a number of challenges, all of which were successfully overcome.
Chief of these was...