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Asia-Pacific 2022
South Korea Capital Markets: International Firms
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Capital Markets: International Firms - South Korea
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What the team is known for

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett boasts a respected team with a long track record of handling all types of private and public securities transactions. Represents multinational Korean corporations, banks and financial institutions, including major Korean issuers and international underwriters. Known for its expertise as underwriters' counsel on major IPOs, and also handles a range of debt work, including note issuances and GMTN programme updates. Key clients include Citigroup, Mizuho Securities and SK Biopharmaceuticals.

Strengths

A client notes that the team are "extremely prompt and offer high expertise while caring for the client."

A second client highlights the team's "full knowledge and experience of IPOs," describing the lawyers as "efficient."

Work highlights

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett assisted BNP Paribas, Cathay United Bank, Capital Securities, Taishin International Bank and SinoPac Securities as joint managers with the offering of USD100 million floating rate notes by Woori Card.

Notable practitioners

Jin Hyuk Park leverages two decades' experience in leading Simpson Thacher & Bartlett's Korea practice from Hong Kong, advising on a range of debt mandates in addition to high-value IPOs. A client describes him as "experienced, fast and diligent."

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