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  •   Hyundai Engineering CEO: To spend $1.3 bn on green projects with IPO

    Hyundai Engineering Co., the plant engineering and construction unit of South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Group, plans to spend as much as 1.5 trilli...

    Jan 26, 2022 (Gmt+09:00)

  • Korea’s biotech startup Voronoi to go public in March

    South Korea’s biotechnology startup Voronoi Inc. plans an initial public offering in March to raise up to 130 billion won ($108.4 million).Voro...

    Jan 25, 2022 (Gmt+09:00)

  • S.Korea's Jan. bond issues on track for record $6 bn

    South Korean companies are ramping up their local bond issuances to finance expansion into low-carbon and contactless platform businesses, with stron...

    Jan 23, 2022 (Gmt+09:00)

  • Behind the eye-popping numbers of LG Energy's IPO

    The initial public offering of South Korea's LG Energy Solution Ltd. drew a record 11,500 trillion won ($9.65 trillion) in bids from institutional in...

    Jan 21, 2022 (Gmt+09:00)

  • Hyundai Samho Heavy says no delay to 2022 IPO

    South Korea's Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co. this week reaffirmed its plan to go public by the end of this year, as agreed with its pre-IPO inves...

    Jan 20, 2022 (Gmt+09:00)

  • One in 10 Koreans rushes for LG Energy shares ahead of $8.6 billion IPO

    The world’s second-largest electric vehicle battery maker LG Energy Solution Ltd. has set a new record for initial public offering demand, with...

    Jan 19, 2022 (Gmt+09:00)

  • Stonebridge Ventures to set up $168 mn new fund in H1

    Stonebridge Ventures Inc., South Korea’s most profitable venture capital firm, plans to establish a fresh fund of $168 million, the largest in ...

    Jan 19, 2022 (Gmt+09:00)

  • LG Energy sets new IPO record with $9.65 trillion investor demand

    LG Energy Solution Ltd., the world’s second-largest battery maker, has set a new record for an initial public offering with demand for its shar...

    Jan 12, 2022 (Gmt+09:00)

  • SK Networks invests in AI-based US healthcare startup LVIS

    South Korea’s SK Networks Co. said on Tuesday it joined a $15 million in Series B-2 funding for US healthcare startup LVIS Corp.LVIS, headquart...

    Jan 11, 2022 (Gmt+09:00)

  • Tighter rules on business split-ups may benefit SK Inc.

    As South Korean securities regulators are moving to tighten their grip on the growing trend of splitting up businesses and listing the spun-off arms,...

    Jan 11, 2022 (Gmt+09:00)

  • LG Energy takes on CATL as it prepares for Korea’s largest-ever IPO

    LG Energy Solution Ltd. has vowed to outrival the world’s top battery player CATL as the South Korean company is preparing for the country&rsqu...

    Jan 10, 2022 (Gmt+09:00)

  • Export-Import Bank of Korea eyes $3 bn global bond sale

    The Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM) is planning to sell up to $3 billion worth of new global bonds this week, tipped to be the largest-ever bond ...

    Jan 04, 2022 (Gmt+09:00)

  • LG Energy to heat up Korea’s record IPO market in 2022

    South Korea’s initial public offering market is expected to set a record in 2022, heating up from the start of the year as LG Energy Solution L...

    Dec 31, 2021 (Gmt+09:00)

  •  Korea’s IPO market renews record highs

    South Korea’s initial public offering market continues to rewrite history this year. More than 20 million people have participated in the publi...

    Dec 27, 2021 (Gmt+09:00)

  • Kyobo Life eyes 2022 IPO to end feud with investors

    Kyobo Life Insurance Co. on Tuesday applied for a preliminary review of its public listing with the Korea Exchange, three years after it canceled the...

    Dec 22, 2021 (Gmt+09:00)

  • Nexen Tire invests in US urban air mobility startup ANRA Technologies

    Nexen Tire Corp., Korea’s third-largest tire maker, has made an undisclosed amount of equity investment in ANRA Technologies, a US urban air mo...

    Dec 20, 2021 (Gmt+09:00)

  • GS E&C secures €70 mn green loan from BNP Paribas for warehouses

    South Korea’s construction conglomerate GS Engineering & Construction (GS E&C) said on Dec. 16 it has become the first Korean construc...

    Dec 17, 2021 (Gmt+09:00)

  • LG Chem, LG Energy acquire 2.6% of battery startup Li-Cycle for $51 million

    South Korea’s top chemical manufacturer LG Chem Ltd. and its battery affiliate LG Energy Solution Ltd. have acquired a combined 2.6% stake in L...

    Dec 15, 2021 (Gmt+09:00)

  • Hyundai Oilbank applies for first-half IPO in 2022

    Hyundai Oilbank Co., part of South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings Co., on Monday submitted an application for an initial public offering, ...

    Dec 14, 2021 (Gmt+09:00)

  • Hyundai Eng seeks to raise up to $1 bn in Feb IPO

    Hyundai Engineering Co., part of South Korea's Hyundai Motor Group, will make a trading debut on the Korea Exchange next February, raising up to 1.2 ...

    Dec 10, 2021 (Gmt+09:00)

  • Simulation training developer Naviworks eyes 2022 IPO

    Naviworks Co., a South Korean developer of virtual reality-based military training software, looks set to join a growing pool of metaverse-themed sto...

    Dec 09, 2021 (Gmt+09:00)

  • LG Energy unveils IPO price band for Korea’s largest listing

    South Korea’s LG Energy Solution Ltd. has set an initial public offering price band for the largest-ever initial listing in the country next m...

    Dec 07, 2021 (Gmt+09:00)

  • Korea lawmakers approve record $515 bn budget for 2022

    South Korea’s parliament on Dec. 3 approved a record $515 billion spending for 2022 to support a recovery in Asia’s fourth-largest econom...

    Dec 03, 2021 (Gmt+09:00)

  • Hyundai Oilbank to start IPO process this month

    South Korean refiner Hyundai Oilbank Co. plans to begin the process for a stock market listing in the first half of 2022 as early as this month with ...

    Dec 02, 2021 (Gmt+09:00)

  • KTB Network to list at bottom of price range

    KTB Network Co., South Korea's first-generation venture capital firm, priced its public offering price at the bottom of the guidance range as the res...

    Dec 02, 2021 (Gmt+09:00)

  • Softbank joins $190 mn fundraising by Naver metaverse platform

    Naver Corp.’s metaverse platform secured $190 million from Softbank and other investors to expand its business in a market marked by fierce com...

    Dec 01, 2021 (Gmt+09:00)

  • Market Kurly raises $200 mn at over $3 bn valuation

    Kurly Inc., an operator of South Korea's online grocery delivery service Market Kurly, has raised 250 billion won ($212 million) in pre-IPO funding a...

    Dec 01, 2021 (Gmt+09:00)

  • KRX approves preliminary review of LG Energy IPO

    The Korea Exchange (KRX) on Nov. 30 approved a preliminary review of LG Energy Solution Ltd.’s listing, paving the way for one of the largest-e...

    Nov 30, 2021 (Gmt+09:00)

  • HealthQuest-backed Lunit applies for 2022 Kosdaq IPO

    Lunit Inc., a South Korean developer of AI-based diagnostic tools for cancer screening, has surpassed 1 trillion won ($841 million) in value in over-...

    Nov 30, 2021 (Gmt+09:00)

  • STIC invests $843 mn in Korean copper foil maker ILJIN

    South Korean private equity firm STIC Investment Inc. said on Nov. 30 it will invest 1 trillion won ($843.1 million) to expand Korean elecfoil manuf...

    Nov 30, 2021 (Gmt+09:00)

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