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Ashurst

Corporate/M&A: International Firms

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What the team is known for

Hong Kong-based team with notable South Korea expertise. Regularly acts for Korean clients on joint ventures, investments and acquisitions. Experienced advising clients in the automotive, natural resources and real estate sectors.

Strengths

A client reports that the team "consistently produce high-quality work with practical solutions in a timely manner," adding: "Their work is top notch and I would not hesitate to work with them again."

Work highlights

Advised Hyundai Motors on a USD4 billion joint venture with Aptiv for the design of autonomous driving software.

Notable practitioners

John Kim remains highly active on a number of cross-border matters involving automotive, manufacturing and energy clients. A client highlights his "exceptionally broad and deep practice expertise."

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Overview

Ashurst's Korea Practice Group's has a dedicated Securitisation and Structured Finance team with very strong capabilities in handling high complex and multi-jurisdictional transactions in South Korea and other Asian jurisdictions. The transactions cover a full range of products from covered bonds to debt capital markets, securitisation, derivatives and structured products in the banking and financial services sectors. The team has acted on matters across sectors and jurisdictions.

Our key strengths include:-

  • ​Full services in capital markets area in South Korea. The key sub-areas we cover include securitisation, derivatives, debt capital markets and covered bonds.
  • Exceptional ability in planning and execution of complex and significant matters to help clients achieve their business goals.
  • Right and efficient team to meet the expertise, geographic locations and language needs of our clients; capabilities are augmented by the resource and support from Ashurst's wider network.
  • Diverse client base including leading international banks, top regional banks, Korean banks and financial institutions.


Corporate/M&A: International Firms Department

Ashurst

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Level 11, 5 Martin Place

Sydney

New South Wales

Australia

NSW 2000

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South Korea

Corporate/M&A: International Firms


John K.J. Kim
Band 3