Tongeun KIM

  • Senior Foreign Attorney
  • T. +82-2-3404-0256
  • F. +82-2-3404-7305
  • E. tongeun.kim@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Tongeun Kim is a senior foreign attorney in Bae, Kim & Lee LLC's Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group and Financial Services Practice Group.

Mr. Kim has a broad range of experience on cross-border M&A, joint venture and foreign investment transactions as well as general corporate matters. He also advises on asset management (funds) and securities regulatory issues and assists in obtaining regulatory approvals and licenses as well as registering securities and fund products under the Financial Investment Services and Capital Markets Act. He has represented major international financial institutions and blue chip companies on their investments and other projects in Korea. Mr. Kim has been consistently ranked as a leading corporate/M&A expert and also in the banking/finance/funds area for Korea in Chambers Global Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers and other international legal publications including ALB's annual“Hot 100”list of practitioners in 2011. He previously worked at Clifford Chance in Hong Kong.

Representative Experience

2003-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2000-2003 Clifford Chance LLP, Hong Kong
1997-2000 Bae, Kim & Lee LLC

Representative Matters

Advised Daewoo International on its sale of shares in Kyobo Life Insurance
Advised Barclays Private Equity on its sale of shares in Global Blue
Advised Inteva on its acquisition of automobile body systems unit from ArvinMeritor
Advised ING on the sale of its Asian private banking business to Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (OCBC Bank)
Advised CVC Asia on its acquisition of business units from Acument Global Technologies
Advised Daewoo International on its sale of shares in Kyobo Life Insurance
Advised Barclays Private Equity on its sale of shares in Global Blue
Advised Inteva on its acquisition of automobile body systems unit from ArvinMeritor
Advised ING on the sale of its Asian private banking business to Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (OCBC Bank)
Advised CVC Asia on its acquisition of business units from Acument Global Technologies
Advised Bumrungrad on its sale of Asia Renal Care to Fresenius Medical Care
Advised Autoliv on the acquisition of Asian automobile safety system operations from Delphi
Advised Interpublic Group on its investment in Weber Shandwick Korea
Advised client on the sale of Barclays Global Investors to BlackRock
Advised client on the investment in Hanshin Energy 33MW wind power project
Adivised AZ Electronics on its reorganization
Advised client on the investment in Kumho Group companies
Advised client on the investment in Hanaro Telecom
Advised UBS Global Asset Management on its investment in Daehan Investment Trust Management
Advised Macquarie on its investment in Hanjin Shipping port business
Advised Accord Logistics on the sale of its shares to CJ GLS
Advised Zuellig Pharma on its investment
Advised McCann Healthcare Worldwide on its investment in Medicomm

Education

1996 University of Southern California Gould School of Law (J.D.)
1991 University of Chicago (M.A.)
1989 Brown University (B.A.)

Qualifications

1997 California