Awards: Why Kookmin, NH score big in Korea

We are setting out the rationale for the choices made in our Country Awards. In Korea, there were clear winners in the local and international categories.

In May, FinanceAsia named the winners of its annual Country Awards for Achievement. We'll present the awards at our annual awards dinner in Hong Kong tonight. Today, we present the rationale for our decisions to celebrate the best in banking in Korea.

Best Bank Kookmin Bank

The year of 2017 was an important year for Kookmin Bank’s expansion into Southeast Asia, which was part of the bank’s core strategy as it leverages on its large domestic network to serve customers outside its home country.

Among the major achievements was the establishment of KB KOLAO Leasing, an 80-20 auto financing joint...

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