South Korea Analysis

Corporate Financing Analysis - Covered Bonds Being Embraced In Asia - 08 FEB 2016

Covered bonds are no longer just a European story, the market for such fixed-income securities backed by an asset pool are growing in popularity in Asia too. The latest reminder of the emerging expansion of the covered bond brand came on January 28 when South Korea's largest consumer lender Kookmin issued Asia's first covered bond of 2016. What is more, the deal marked the bank's second tapping...