The Export-Import Bank of Korea in $1.5 Billion Dual Tranche Notes Offering

January 14, 2014

Cleary Gottlieb represented The Export-Import Bank of Korea in its SEC-registered offering of $750 million floating rate notes due 2017 and $750 million 4.00% notes due 2024. The transaction was a takedown from KEXIM’s shelf registration statement under Schedule B. The offering priced on January 7 and closed on January 14.

The notes were listed on the Singapore Exchange. Barclays, BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan and Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking were the joint bookrunners for the offering.

KEXIM was established in 1976 as a special governmental financial institution pursuant to the Export-Import Bank of Korea Act to promote the sound development of the Korean economy and economic cooperation with foreign countries by extending the financial aid required for export and import transactions, overseas investment and the development of natural resources abroad.