KoFC makes Samurai debut amid dollar market turmoil

15 Sep 2011

Korea Finance Corp (KoFC) made its debut in the Samurai bond market this week, avoiding the battered dollar bond market and turning to a more reliable investor base for funds.

Barclays Capital, Daiwa Securities Capital Markets, Deutsche Securities and Mizuho Securities managed the ¥30bn ($391.6m) deal, which was split between a ¥15.5bn two year bond, a ¥7.5bn three year note and a ¥7bn five year deal.

The leads had initially only marketed the two and three year tranches, and ...

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