Baekyang Tunnel

 

Inner City tunnel connecting central business district to northwestern region of Busan, the second largest city in Korea

Asset overview

Baekyang Tunnel is a 2.3 km dual two-lane toll tunnel that runs underneath Baekyang Mountain in Busan, providing a link from the central business district to Busan port and the northwestern residential areas, including Kimhae International Airport. The tunnel is an important part of the major expressway routes connecting Busan port to the northwestern residential regions of Busan, such as Namhae Expressway, Yangsan-Soba Expressway, and New Daegu-Busan Expressway. Construction of the Baekyang Tunnel began in July 1993 and was completed in January 1998. The tunnel began operation in January 2000.

Investment details

MKIF has invested in Baekyang Tunnel Ltd. (“BYTL”), the concessionaire of Baekyang Tunnel, in the form of equity and senior loans. As of the record date, MKIF has 100% of the equity, and MKIF’s total investment amount is KRW 2.5 billion, which is comprised of equity of KRW 1.2 billion and senior loan of KRW 1.3 billion.

Concession agreement

Concession agreement
Government authority: Busan Metropolitan City
Concession term: 25 years
Guarantee duration: 25 years
Concession term commencement: January 2000
Minimum Guarantee: 90% of annual CA projected revenue
Revenue Cap: 110% of annual CA projected revenue

Facilities

Facilities
Length: 2.3 km
Capacity: Dual two-lane in both directions