SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of September 2008
(Translation of registrants name into English)
9-1, 2-Ga, Namdaemun-Ro, Jung-Gu, Seoul, Korea 100-703
(Address of principal executive office)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
Form 20-F X Form 40-F
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):
Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submitted solely to provide an attached annual report to security holders.
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):
Note: Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7) only permits the submission in paper of a Form 6-K if submission to furnish a report or other document that the registration foreign private issuer must furnish and make public under the laws of the jurisdiction in which the registrant is incorporated, domiciled or legally organized (the registrants home country), or under the rules of the home country exchange on which the registrants securities are traded, as long as the report or other document is not a press release, is not required to be and has not been distributed to the registrants security holders, and if discussing a material event, has already been the subject of a Form 6-K submission or other Commission filing on EDGAR.
Indicate by check mark whether by furnishing the information contained in this Form, the registrant is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Yes No X
Report regarding Treasury Stock Purchases
On September 8, 2008, Kookmin Bank filed a report regarding its purchases of treasury shares. The details are as follows:
|1.||Date of submission of treasury stock purchase notice: August 14, 2008|
|2.||Purchase period: August 18, 2008 to September 3, 2008|
|3.||Details of purchases:|
|(Unit: KRW, Share)|
|Volume||Purchase price per
|Total purchase price (2)|
|Order volume||Purchased volume|
August 18, 2008
August 19, 2008
August 20, 2008
August 21, 2008
August 22, 2008
August 25, 2008
August 26, 2008
August 27, 2008
August 28, 2008
August 29, 2008
September 1, 2008
September 2, 2008
September 3, 2008
(1) Date of purchase.
(2) Excludes fees.
|4.||Number of treasury shares owned as of September 3, 2008: 16,840,000 shares of common stock (representing a 5.01% equity stake)|
|5.||As of September 3, 2008, our largest shareholder, the Korean National Pension Service, owned 16,370,205 shares of our common stock.|
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.
|Date: September 8, 2008||By:|
|Name:||Kim, Ok Chan|
|Executive Vice President|