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Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Macquarie Korea I F

Busan City's administrative order...

RNS Number : 4565M
Macquarie Korea Infrastructure Fund
27 August 2013




27 August 2013








Soojungsan Investment Co., Ltd. and Baekyang Tunnel Ltd., the concessionaires of Soojungsan Tunnel ("SICL") and Baekyang Tunnel ("BYTL") (together, the "Concessionaires") respectively, note that they have received an administrative order (the "Order") on 26 August 2013 from Busan City, the relevant government authority of the two concessions, to restore the capital structure of the Concessionaires to the original structure at the time of signing the initial respective Concession Agreements within 90 days from the receipt of the Order.


The Concessionaires will seek cancellation of the Order through the Busan District Court and file a court injunction to freeze the Order on the grounds that the current capital structure was placed in line with the Concession Agreements.


SICL and BYTL, 25-year concession toll tunnels, have been in operation since December 2001 and January 2000, respectively. SICL1 and BYTL1,2 represent 6.4% and 0.2% of MKIF's portfolio, respectively, on committed amount basis.


1   SICL (Equity - KRW 47.1 billion, Subordinated debt-KRW 19.3 billion & Senior debt - KRW39.5 billion)

     BYTL (Equity - KRW 1.2 billion & Senior debt - KRW1.5 billion)

2 MKIF also holds equity interest (representing 100% dividend rights) in BYTSecuritization Specialty Co., Ltd. 


For further information, please contact:


Jiroo Eoh

Investor Relations

Macquarie Korea Infrastructure Fund

+ 82 2 3705 8636

[email protected]


Ally An

Investor Relations

Macquarie Korea Infrastructure Fund

+ 82 2 3705 8565

[email protected]



This release is not an offer or solicitationfor sale of the securities of Macquarie Korea Infrastructure Fund('MKIF')in the United States or in any jurisdiction where any offer, sale or solicitation in respect of such securities is not permitted. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended(the "Securities Act"), or in any jurisdiction where such offer or sale is not permitted. The securities of MKIF has not been registered under the Securities Ac, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or exemption from registration under the Securities Act. There will be no public offer of the securities in the United States.  

Not for distribution in the United States or in any jurisdiction where any offer, sale or solicitation in respect of the contemplated securities is not permitted.


This document is only being distributed to and is only directed at (i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom or (ii) investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the "Order") or (iii) high net worth entities, and other persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated, falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as "relevant persons").  Any securities will only be available to, and any invitation, offer or agreement to subscribe, purchase or otherwise acquire any securities will be engaged in only with, relevant persons.  Any person who is not a relevant person should not act or rely on this document or any of its contents.


This release does not take into account the investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs of the investor. Before making an investment in MKIF, the investor or prospective investor should consider whether such an investment is appropriate to their particular investment needs, objectives and financial circumstances and consult an investment adviser if necessary.

MKIF or Macquarie KoreaAsset Management Co., Ltd. is not an authorised deposit-taking institution for the purposes of the Banking Act 1959 (Commonwealth of Australia).  The obligations of this entitydo not represent deposits or other liabilities of Macquarie Bank Limited ABN 46 008 583 542 (MBL).  MBL does not guarantee or otherwise provide assurance in respect of the obligations of these entities.


Investments in MKIF are subject to investment risk, including possible delays in repayment or loss of income and/or capital investment. Neither MKIF, nor any member of the Macquarie Group companies, including MKAM, guarantees the performance of MKIF, the repayment of capital or the payment of a particular rate of return on MKIF securities.

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