Kospo plans dollar bond via ABN, Citi and Deutsche as gloom lifts

Improving conditions in the global bond markets spread to Asia this week, with talk that Korea Southern Power, the Korean state-linked electricity generator, could price a new dollar issue as early as next week.

  • 03 Apr 2008

Korea Southern, better known as Kospo, will meet investors on a roadshow from Monday and is understood to be ready to launch a deal if market conditions allow.

ABN Amro, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank are lead managers.

At least one other South Korean issuer was preparing to announce ...

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