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Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

133 TEHERAN-RO, GANGNAM-GU, SEOUL 06133, SOUTH KOREA
Tel:
Work +82 2 3404 0000
Fax:
Fax +82 2 3404 0001
Email:
Web:
www.bkl.co.kr
Beijing, Dubai, Gyeonggi-do, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong and 3 more

Eui Jong Chung

Tel:
Work 82.2.3404.0139
Email:
Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

Work Department

Banking & Finance

Position

Capital Market; Financial Services; Structured Finance

Career

Eui Jong Chung is a partner of Bae, Kim & Lee LLC and head of Banking & Capital Market Team. Starting his career with BKL in 1991, Mr. Chung focuses on finance (including acquisition finance and project finance), capital market, financial institution restructuring and M&A, equity fund, and corporate restructuring and insolvency procedure. He also has many experiences in cross-border financial transactions advising major global financial institutions and private equity funds on investment in Korea and issues related to regulation. He was an advisor to the Korean government in the Korea-EU free trade agreement and a member of the economic policy committee of the Ministry of Strategy & Finance and of the Financial Disputes Mediation Committee of the Financial Supervisory Service.

Languages

Korean, English

Member

Korean and Seoul Bar(1991); New York Bar(1998)

Education

Columbia University School of Law (LL.M., 1996); Seoul National University Graduate School of Law (LL.M., 1988); Seoul National University Law School (LL.B., 1986)


South Korea: Banking and finance

Banking and finance – Local firms

Within: Banking and finance – Local firms

Bae, Kim & Lee LLC has a strong track record advising well-known Korean and foreign financial institutions, private equity and asset management companies. The practice stands out among its competitors with its expertise in advising Korean lenders on the financing of nuclear and hydro power projects. The ‘responsive and quality team’ has been active in a number of significant transactions; Eui Jong Chung, Ho Jin Kim, Dongwook Kang and Seung Il Hong collectively advised Shinhan Alternative Investment Management in relation to a  mezzanine loan of $190m to finance the operations of One Worldwide Plaza in New York City. Annie Eunah Lee and Chung acted as Korean counsel for Deutsche Bank in drafting a security package for a term loan facility to be used in the acquisition of an 80% interest in Lumileds, a leading supplier of LED components.

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South Korea: Capital markets

Capital markets – Local firms

Within: Leading individuals

Eui Jong Chung - Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

Within: Capital markets – Local firms

Bae, Kim & Lee LLC’s distinguished equity practice continues to be regularly instructed by domestic issuers and underwriters and counts The Export-Import Bank of Korea, Korea Development Bank and Citigroup Global Markets as recent clients. Standout work examples in this area include Hee-Gang Shin and Mi Eun Roh advising Daegu Bank on its issuance of $300m 3.75% fixed rate notes due 2023; he and Young-Joon Cho also acted for NongHyup Bank in the issuance of $500m 2.87% notes due 2022 under its US $8bn GMTM Programme. Shin, Roh, Seung Il Hong and practice head Eui Jong Chung represented the underwriters, Citigroup Global Markets and Goldman Sachs, on the issuance of GDRs of Kakao and the listing of the GDRs on the Singapore Exchange. Roh and Ho Jin Kim are also active on the debt side. The team has been joined by five foreign attorneys and advisers.

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