OCBC makes first property renewable loan in South Korea

OCBC Bank has provided some sort of renewable loan of 114 million South Korean won (S$132. 6 million) in order to M&G Real Estate Asian countries to refinance an investment in Northgate, a green building in Seoul's central business district, while using loan company as the sole provider and green adviser.

The loan is South Korea's first green loan supporting the exact property sector, OCBC said in a new statement on Friday (Aug 21). It is usually furthermore the bank's first of all ecological finance transaction inside the country.

The money remains will be used in order to refinance existing advances inside M&G Asia Property Fund, that have been extended for typically the investment in Northgate. The particular fund is managed by way of M&G Real-estate Asia.


Northgate is a high-rise business office building with green capabilities, which include rainwater recycling devices, water-efficient fixtures, LED lamps in common areas, in addition to construction automation systems to control heating, ventilation, surroundings conditioning and lights. Environmentally-friendly materials are also used inside building's cleaning in addition to common upkeep.

In 2016, Northgate received the Management inside Energy and Ecological Design for Existing Buildings Businesses and Servicing Gold rating from US Green Making Council.

OCBC Bank scalp of global corporate banking Elaine Lam said the provider searching for to expand it has the lasting finance account to S$25 billion by 2025.

햇살론 저축은행 and shares of OCBC seemed to be all the way down eight pennies or perhaps zero. 9 per penny to $8. 75 about an ex-dividend time frame from the midday break on Friday.