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Kirkland & Ellis LLP

601 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10022, USA
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Work +1 212 446 4800
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Fax +1 212 446 4900
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http://www.kirkland.com

Michael Kim

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Work +1 212-446-4746
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Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Michael Kim has a broad transactional practice, including capital markets transactions, mergers & acquisitions transactions and corporate governance matters. His capital markets practice focuses on complex securities matters, including initial public offerings, high yield offerings, spin-offs, tender offers and investment grade debt offerings. His mergers & acquisitions practice includes public and private acquisitions and divestitures for private equity funds and public companies.

Education

Yale Law School, J.D., 2002; Yale School of Management, M.B.A., 2002; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.S., 1998; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S., 1996.


United States: Finance

Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings

Within: Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings

Kirkland & Ellis LLP’s issuer-focused practice leverages its strong private equity credentials to excel in advising sponsors on high-yield debt offerings, such as Joshua Korff’s advice to Blackstone as sponsor on Marble II Pte’s $500m notes offering. In addition, Chicago’s Dennis Myers advised Diamond (BC) and Bain Capital on a €450m notes offering. However, the group’s expertise goes far beyond private equity, with recent strong showings in the energy and technology sectors for clients including GenOn Energy, NRG Energy and Solera Holdings. The food and beverage industry also provided fertile ground for deals throughout 2017, with Korff and Michael Kim advising Burger King Worldwide on its $1.5bn notes issuance and Christian Nagler handling a $750m notes offering for Cott Corporation. The group also draws on the senior experience of Richard Aftanas and Chicago’s Gerald Nowak. Named lawyers are based in New York, unless otherwise stated.

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