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Lee & Ko

HANJIN BUILDING, 63 NAMDAEMUN-RO, JUNG-GU, SEOUL 04532, SOUTH KOREA
Tel:
Work +82 2 772 4000
Fax:
Fax +82 2 772 4001
Email:
Web:
www.leeko.com
Seoul, Seoul

Wonkyu Han

Tel:
Work +82-2-772-4382
Email:
Lee & Ko

Work Department

Capital Markets Group

Position

- Partner - Capital Markets, Securities, Derivatives, IPO, Private Equity, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Asset Management

Career

Lee & Ko: 1987 – Present

Languages

Korean and English

Member

Admitted to bar, New York: 1994 Admitted to bar, Korea: 1987

Education

Columbia Business School – MBA: 1995 New York University School of Law – LL.M.: 1992 Judicial Research & Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea: 1987 Seoul National University Graduate School of Law – LL.M.: 1985


South Korea: Capital markets

Capital markets – Local firms

Within: Capital markets – Local firms

Lee & Ko remains highly active on debt capital markets work advising blue-chip clients on their issuances or subscriptions on a wide range of bonds, for example on Korea National Oil Corporation's $285m 3% notes due 2022. It also retains strong capabilities in IPOs, derivatives, disputes and regulatory matters. Securities and derivatives expert Hyunjoo Oh and Seung-A Hyun assisted Korea Midland Power with the establishment of a €3bn MTN programme and issuance of €40m 1.7% notes due 2037. IPO leading figure Wonsik Choo and Jun Woo Cho  advised SD Bio-Tech and U-Bio Logics on their successful IPOs on the Korean Exchange. Je Won Lee focuses on private equity funds and Geen Kim specialises in financial investment products and compliance; they and Ji Young Lee are recommended for collective investment schemes. Wonkyu Han leads the practice which has been joined by partners Cheekwan Kim from Clifford Chance and former judge Jiwoong Lim.

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