Iksoo Kim

Iksoo Kim: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP (2024 Attorneys)
  • Seoul Finance Center, 23F, 84 Taepyeongno 1-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea 100-768
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Biography

Iksoo Kim represents issuers and underwriters in a wide variety of capital markets transactions, including registered and unregistered offerings of equity, debt and hybrid securities by U.S. and Korean corporations, banks, and governmental entities. He also has broad experience representing strategic and private equity clients in a number of domestic and cross-border M&A transactions.

Concentrations

•Capital markets
•Mergers & acquisitions
•Private equity
•Leveraged buyouts

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Listed, IFLR 1000, 2019
•Listed, Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide, 2017-2019
•Listed, Chambers Global, 2017-2019

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Corporate & Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
+82 (0) 2 369 1010  Phone
+82 (0) 2 369 1090  Fax
www.gtlaw.com/People/Iksoo-Kim?wosView=website
University Attended:
Seoul National University, B.A., with honors, Economics, 2000; London School of Economics, MSc, Economics, with distinction, 2001
Law School Attended:
Columbia University Law School, J.D., 2008
Year of First Admission:
2009
Admission:
2009, New York
Memberships:

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, New York State Bar Association
•Member, CFA Institute

Languages:
Korean and English
Reported Cases:
Experience: Capital Markets Transactions: Represented underwriters in connection with LG Display Co., Ltd.'s offering of US$300 million 3.875 percent senior unsecured green notes guaranteed by The Korea Development Bank.; Represented underwriters in connection with KEB Hana Bank's CHF100 million 0.4075 percent notes offering under its global medium term note program.; Represented BNP Paribas as arranger in connection with an establishment of Medium Term Note Program by Korea Railroad Corporation.; Represented underwriters in connection with Korea Gas Corporation's CHF200 million 0.2075 percent notes offering under its global medium term note program.; Represented The Korea Development Bank in connection with SKC, Inc.'s private placement of $40 million floating rate notes.; Represented underwriters in connection with KEB Hana Bank's $315 million floating rate notes offering under its global medium term note program.; Represented BNP Paribas in connection with Korea Railroad Corporation's private placement of CHF100 million 0.20 percent notes.; Represented Nomura International in connection with Korea Railroad Corporation's private placement of HK$631 million 3.375% notes.; Represented KDB Life Insurance Co., Ltd. in connection with its $200 million 7.5percent subordinated capital securities offering.; Represented underwriters in connection with KEB Hana Bank's $425 million floating rate notes offering under its global medium term note program.; Represented TissueGene Inc. in connection with its $180 million initial public offering.; Represented Doosan Bobcat Inc. in connection with its $783 million initial public offering.; Represented underwriters in connection with $1.97 billion initial public offering of Samsung BioLogics.; Represented underwriters in connection with $1.1 billion dual-listed initial public offering of LINE Corporation.; Represented underwriters in connection with $301 million initial public offering of Innocean Worldwide.; Represented initial purchasers in connection with Rule 144A/Reg S offering of $300 million subordinated capital securities by SK E&S Co.; Represented J.P. Morgan in connection with Reg S offering of $300 million convertible bonds by Celltrion Inc.; Represented Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs in connection with $150 million offering of global depositary shares by Kolao Holdings.; Represented Hyundai Rotem Company in connection with its $585 million initial public offering.; Represented Sirius XM Radio in connection with its Rule 144A/Reg S offering of $800 million senior notes.; Represented Sealy Corporation in connection with a series of debt refinancing transactions, including issuance of $350 million senior secured first lien notes and completion of a new asset-based revolving credit facility.; Represented issuers, dealers and initial purchasers in connection with numerous Rule 144A/Reg S debt offerings by Korean corporations and banks, including offerings under global medium term notes programs.; Represented placement agents and selling shareholders in connection with various block trade transactions in Korea.; Mergers and Acquisitions Transactions: Represented SJL Partners, KCC Corporation and Wonik QnC Corporation in connection with their $3.1 billion acquisition of MPM Holdings, Inc. (Momentive), a leading global specialty chemicals and materials company based in Waterford, NY. (pending); Represented a Korean conglomerate in connection with its acquisition of a solar energy power project in Minnesota, United States.; Represented Tyco International in connection with its $1.93 billion sale of Korean security business to The Carlyle Group.; Represented Woori-Blackstone Fund in connection with its minority investment in NS Shopping.; Represented Blackstone Real Estate Partners in connection with its sale of Korean commercial real estate portfolios.; Represented Charles Schwab in connection with its $1.0 billion acquisition of optionsXpress Holdings.; Represented The Blackstone Group in connection with its $9.4 billion acquisition of U.S. shopping mall business of Centro Properties Group.; Represented Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Silver Lake Partners and Technology Crossover Ventures in connection with a strategic partnership with The Go Daddy Group.; Represented L-3 Communications in connection with its spin-off of Engility, a government services company.; Represented JPMorgan Chase in connection with its sale of credit card assets to GE Capital Retail Consumer Finance.; The above representations were handled by Mr. Kim prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.; Noteworthy Experience: Investment Banker, Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., 2001-2005; CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Charterholder since 2005
ISLN:
920358519

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