Dongwook KANG

  • Attorney
  • Partner
  • T. +82-2-3404-6538
  • F. +82-2-3404-7307
  • E. dongwook.kang@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Dongwook Kang is a partner in the firm's Financial Services Practice Group of Bae, Kim & Lee LLC. Mr. Kang's practice mainly focuses on advising on funds and investment management, financial regulations, and alternative investments. Mr. Kang mainly provides advice on the regulations and transactions regarding domestic investors' investment in overseas funds, overseas alternative investment (real estate, infrastructure, loans, etc.) and co-investment, as well as the establishment of domestic and overseas funds (including registration of overseas funds in Korea).

Representative Experience

2009-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2006-2009 Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army

Representative Matters

Advised a number of domestic institutional investors and financial institutions on their investments in overseas funds
Advised company A on the purchase of AB Logistics Center in Germany
Advised F Asset Management on its investment in a senior loan for the biomass power plant project in USA
Advised P Asset Management on the establishment of a senior blind fund
Advised T Asset Management, etc. on equity investment in a data center in USA
Investment in Overseas Funds (including SMA)
Advised a number of domestic institutional investors and financial institutions on their investments in overseas funds
Investment in Overseas Real Estate
Advised company A on the purchase of AB Logistics Center in Germany
Advised B Asset Management on its purchase of Sanctuary Building in U.K.
Advised company C on its purchase of Majunga Tower in Paris, France
Advised company D on its purchase of Chrystal Park in Paris, France
Advised company E on its investment in EA Logistics Center in Dortmund, Germany
Investment in Overseas Loan Obligations (including Debt Securities)
Advised F Asset Management on its investment in a senior loan for the biomass power plant project in USA
Advised G Securities on the investment in a loan for a natural gas midstream company in Texas, USA
Advised H Asset Management on the investment in a loan for construction of residential and commercial building in Toronto, Canada
Advised I Asset Management on the investment in Chicago Parking's PPP project in USA
Advised J Asset Management on the investment in a loan for a British private railway vehicle leasing company
Advised K Asset Management on the investment in a loan for a road in Lombardy, Italy
Advised L Investment Asset Management on the investment in a HoldCo loan for a gas power plant in USA
Advised M Asset Management on the investment in a Mezzanine Loan for a solar photovoltaic power station in USA
Advised N Asset Management on the investment in a loan for a gas combined cycle power plant in PJM, USA
Advised O Asset Management on the investment in senior and mezzanine loans for One Worldwide Plaza in New York, USA
Establishment of Blind Fund within and Outside Korea
Advised P Asset Management on the establishment of a senior blind fund
Advising Q Asset Management on the establishment of a blind fund for mezzanine acquisition financing
Advising a domestic VC on its establishment of an overseas fund
Advising on the establishment of an overseas fund-of-funds by an overseas subsidiary and an overseas manager of a domestic financial group
Advised R Asset Management on the establishment of an energy infrastructure blind fund
Advised S Asset Management on the establishment of an infrastructure asset blind fund
Advised on the establishment of a Co-GP fund between a domestic VC and a large company in the Southeast Asia
Advised on the establishment of an overseas Co-GP fund between a domestic manager and a Chinese manager
Equity Investment in Overseas Infrastructure Asset
Advised T Asset Management, etc. on equity investment in a data center in USA
Advised U, an institutional investor, on the investment in Mobile Communication Tower assets in India
Advised V, an institutional investor, on the investment in equity in a utility company in Germany
Advised V Asset Management on the investment in equity in Gatwick Airport in U.K.
Advised X Securities on the investment in a toll road in Spain
Advised Y Asset Management on the investment in a toll road in Spain
Advised Z Asset Management on the investment in solar power rooftop in USA
Restructuring and Follow-up Management of Private Equity Funds
Advised on the replacement of managers of a number of domestic funds
Advising AA Asset Management on the recovery of investments in overseas funds
Advised BB Insurance on the change in the structure of investment in an overseas fund
Advised CC Securities on an overseas fund and related TRS
Advising DD Securities on the follow-up management of investment in fund-linked DLS

Education

2006 Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
2001 Seoul National University (B.A.)

Selected Activities

Publications
Fundraising from South Korea: Guide to accessing Korean capital (Co-author, Preqin, 2022)
Activity
Lecturer, Global AI Course Related to Overseas Alternative Investment and Legal Issues, Korea Financial Investment Association (2014)

Qualifications

2006 Korea

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