Asia's debut green borrower becomes the first to tap the market in 2016 and the only corporate credit globally to brave the dollar-denominated debt markets on Tuesday.
Unusual credit-enhanced deal from Korea kicks off the week's new issue calendar alongside the second three-year deal by an ICBC branch within the space of a month.
Korean policy bank returns to the dollar bond market backed by a supersized order book.
Kexim returns with its first baht-denominated bond deal in more than two years and its lowest ever coupon in the currency.
Korea's most active issuer takes advantage of a potentially temporary interval in the Greek debt drama to raise $1 billion in fresh funds.
The state-owned export credit agency rides on investors’ thirst for safe-haven assets, shedding at least 15bp from initial price guidance for its new bond.
Hanjin International’s inaugural dollar floating rate note prices 20bp tighter than closest comparables as investors prep for a rising rate environment.
The state-owned export credit agency raises a dual-tranche dollar bond, cutting short Korean borrowers’ month-long hiatus from international debt markets.
Kexim turns to Swiss francs as US dollar bonds stall, with more issuers expected to tap dim sums and other currencies.
Sung-hwan Choi was given the only individual award at FinanceAsia's annual awards dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel to celebrate the top deals and investment banks of 2013.
Both deals received whopping responses from investors pleased with Indonesia’s generous offering for its largest-ever bond and Kexim’s return to capital markets, riding on Korea’s safe haven status.
The Korean government-owned export credit agency said it would continue to support local currency markets next year, supported by the requirement for funding diversification and lower cost of capital.
Kexim, National Savings Bank and China Orient Asset Management tap bond investors.
We talk to Choi Sung-hwan, CFO of Export-Import Bank of Korea, the gatekeeper for one of Asia's biggest borrowing programmes.
Tree huggers rejoice. Kexim sells Asia’s first US dollar “green bond”, raising $500 million.
Pricing for the policy bank's $1 billion bond returns to pre-crisis levels.
As international banks withdraw from long-term financing in Asia, DBS takes advantage of an opportunity to grow its presence by forging an agreement with Korea Export-Import Bank.
Kexim strikes while the iron is hot, prefunding nearly half its US dollar funding requirements for 2012 in the first week of January.
The Philippines and Kexim are first out of the gate in 2012, but pundits say the debt markets may be difficult to access for much of the year.
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.