Woori’s AT1 debt gets tepid response

South Korea's second-biggest lender taps bond market ahead of US Fed's interest rate decision but finds a poor reception from investors.
September 21, 2016

Woori prepares AT1 ahead of Fed meeting

South Korea's second-largest lender set to print new additional tier one debt, turning to the market on the cusp of a crucial interest rate meeting in the US.
September 19, 2016

Korean block trades raise $582 million

KDIC sells its remaining stake in Kepco on the back of a surge in the share price to raise $260 million, while another government entity sells $322 million worth of shares in Daewoo Shipbuilding.
November 20, 2013

Banks line up for Woori sales

The phased privatisation of parts of the South Korean group, including regional banks and a securities arm, has investment banks signing up to provide advice.
August 29, 2013

KDIC sell-down in Kepco upsized to $547 million

A delay in allocating the shares triggers some initial confusion, but the deal eventually comes together and Kepco’s share price closes 1.2% above the placement price.
October 11, 2012

IBK's confusing message

A muddle over a planned block sale of IBK shares highlights the Korean government's clumsy performance in the banking sector.
June 22, 2011