6-K 1 d822865d6k.htm FORM 6-K Form 6-K





Washington, D.C. 20549



Form 6-K




PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16


For the month of December 2019

Commission File Number: 000-53445



KB Financial Group Inc.

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)



26, Gukjegeumyung-ro 8-gil, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul 07331, Korea

(Address of principal executive office)



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Termination of Trust Agreement for Acquisition of Treasury Shares

KB Financial Group Inc. (“KB Financial Group”) announced on December 4, 2019 that the trust agreement it had entered into on December 5, 2018 to acquire treasury shares has been terminated.


Total Contract Amount (KRW)    Before Termination    300,000,000,000
   After Termination    0
Contract Period (Before Termination)    Effective Date                December 5, 2018
   Termination Date    December 4, 2019
Reason for Termination    Expiration of the term of the agreement
Counterparty    Samsung Securities Co., Ltd.
Expected Date of Termination    December 4, 2019
Method of Return of Trust Properties upon Termination    Return of cash and treasury shares
Number of Treasury Shares Held Prior to Termination    Acquisitions from Profits Available for Dividend    Common Shares (percentage)    28,477,202 shares (6.81%)
   Other Shares   
   Other Acquisitions    Common Shares (percentage)   
   Other Shares   
Date of Resolution by the Board of Directors   
Other Matters to Consider Before Making an Investment Decision   

-   Pursuant to Article 176-2 of the Enforcement Decree of the Financial Investment Services and Capital Markets Act of Korea, no separate resolution of the board of directors is required as the trust agreement is being terminated upon the expiration of the term of the agreement.

-   The number of treasury shares acquired upon termination of the trust agreement is 6,599,339, which will be kept in KB Financial Group’s corporate account.

-   The total number of treasury shares held by KB Financial Group is 28,477,202.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.



KB Financial Group Inc.

Date: December 4, 2019    

By: /s/ Ki-Hwan Kim

    Name:   Ki-Hwan Kim
    Title:   Deputy President and Chief Finance Officer