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Latham & Watkins LLP

29F ONE IFC, 10 GUKJEGEUMYUNG-RO, YEONGDEUNGPO-GU, SEOUL 07326, SOUTH KOREA
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South Korea: Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A – Foreign firms
Corporate and M&A – Foreign firms - ranked: tier 3

Latham & Watkins LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP has boosted its capabilities with the recruitment of Wonsuk Kang, previously counsel at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, to head its corporate and capital market practice. The practice draws on cross-departmental expertise to advise on investment and divestment activities for Korean businesses, as well as aiding foreign corporates on inbound transactions in Korea. The practice boasts an impressive list of well-known international clients including BNP Paribas, Barclays, Morgan Stanley and Temasek Holdings. Key contact Ji-Hyun Helena Kim is experienced in equity and debt capital markets transactions and cross-border M&As.

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South Korea: Projects and energy

Projects and energy – Foreign firms
Projects and energy – Foreign firms - ranked: tier 2

Latham & Watkins LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP's recently opened its Seoul office attracts international blue-chip financial sector clients who regularly instruct the ‘exceptional and client-focused’ team on project development and financial transactions.  Wonsuk (Steve) Kang has joined the practice from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. In recent highlights, co-heads Joseph Bevash and Sungjin Kang are advising a group of Korean lenders in connection with the Duqm Refinery Project in Oman. Bevash and Clarinda Tjia-Dharmadi are working on project development and financing on the Cirebon 2 Power Project, an expansion of the Cirebon fired power plant in Indonesia.

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