KNOC next in line for bonds as aggressive pricing continues despite buyer frustration

Korea National Oil Corp (KNOC) looks set to become the next Korean bond issuer to tap the international bond market — and if recent history is a guide, it will take an aggressive stance in pricing discussions with bankers.

  • 28 Oct 2010

But although there were signs this week that investors were growing frustrated with the aggression of Korean funding officials, for now bankers are still managing to close the issues at tight levels.

BNP Paribas, Barclays Capital, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank and KDB are managing a deal for Korea National ...

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