South Koreans reaffirmed as Swiss favourite as K-Water debuts

Korea Water Resources (K-Water) has issued a Sfr200m five year Swiss franc bond, confirming South Korea as the biggest source of foreign bond issuance in the currency.

  • By Silas Brown
  • 21 Aug 2018

K-Water, the state company responsible for the construction, operation and management of facilities related to the use and development of water resources and renewable energy, has never issued in Swiss francs before — only having issued in dollars and its native currency.

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