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Jul. 7, 2004:
The idea of an enterprise credit rating institute is devised as one of several measures to strengthen the competitiveness of small to medium sized enterprises
Sep. 15, 2004
A steering committee composed of 6 state-run organizations including the Korea Credit Guarantee Fund, the Industrial Bank of Korea, etc., is formed.
Jan. 12. 2005
11 institutions, including 5 non-governmental entities, invest in the new enterprise credit rating institute.
Feb. 22, 2005
KED is established.
Mar. 25, 2005
The national Financial Services Commission grants KED with a license to operate in the credit information sector.
Mar. 29, 2004
KED establishes 8 branches across the nation and starts operations.
Dec.30, 2005
The National Agricultural Cooperative Federation makes an investment in KED (Paid-up capital: KRW 73.2 billion).
Apr. 26, 2005
Daegu Bank, Busan Bank, and Jeonbuk Bank also invest in KED (KRW 1 billion each, KRW 76.2 billion after the increase in capital).
Sep. 17, 2007
The National Federation of Fisheries Cooperatives invests in KED (KRW 1.5 billion, KRW 77.7 billion after increase in capital).
Jul. 17, 2008
The Corporate Information Council is founded. (The council is related to the database pooling operations of financial institutions.)
Jan. 06, 2009
The Seoul Evaluation Center is established.
Feb. 28, 2012
Financial Service Commission announces that it will support KED to become a SME specialized credit bureau.
Sep. 18, 2012
KED was privatized through equity adjustment, increasing the percentage of shares owned by private banks.
June. 25, 2014
KED was designated as the 1st Technology Credit Bureau in the private sector.