Kookmin makes AT1 debut with sustainability label

South Korea’s Kookmin Bank has sold its maiden dollar-denominated Basel III compliant additional tier one bond, opting for a sustainability label to entice investors.

  • By Morgan Davis
  • 26 Jun 2019
The Aa3/A+ rated bank sold a sustainability labeled tier two bond in January. That transaction made waves as the first sustainability bank capital deal to come out of Asia and one of just a few globally. The Korean firm also sold a sustainability labeled senior bond ...

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 21.85
2 China Merchants Securities Co 14.67
3 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.44
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 8.89
5 China Securities 7.41

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 CITIC Securities 9,346.38 46 7.79%
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3 Morgan Stanley 7,131.69 47 5.94%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 6,923.83 42 5.77%
5 UBS 6,281.96 46 5.24%

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 21,623.09 187 8.54%
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3 JPMorgan 13,488.58 90 5.33%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 10,556.88 105 4.17%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,701.88 75 3.83%

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