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Sye Myung Kim

Associate, Corporate Department

Seoul

Phone: 82-2-6321-3816
Fax: 82-2-6321-3916

Overview

Sye Myung Kim is an associate in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the Seoul office. Her practice focuses on capital markets and M&A matters. She regularly advises corporations, financial institutions and governmental entities in a wide variety of capital markets transactions, including registered and unregistered offerings of equity, debt and hybrid securities, as well as domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. She has acted for Korean and multinational clients across the consumer, technology, finance and energy industries.

Education

  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 2016
  • Georgetown University, B.A, 2012

Representations

  • Deal counsel on the update of Busan Bank's US$2 billion MTN program.
  • Deal counsel on the update of Hana Bank's US$10 billion GMTN program and issuance of US$600 million sustainability bonds due 2027 under the program.
  • Deal counsel on the update of Hyundai Capital Services, Inc.'s US$10 billion GMTN program and issuance of dual-tranche bonds totaling US$700 million under the program.
  • HSBC and Mizuho Securities as the joint lead managers in connection with Hyundai Capital Services, Inc.’s issuance of CNY700 million 3.2% notes due 2024 under the GMTN program.
  • Deal counsel on the update of Hana Bank's US$10 billion GMTN program and issuance of US$600 million sustainability bonds due 2026 under the program.
  • Hyundai Heavy Industries in connection with its US$923 million initial public offering on the Korea Exchange.
  • KakaoBank in connection with its US$2.2 billion initial public offering on the Korea Exchange.
  • Credit Agricole CIB as the sold lead manager in connection with Hyundai Capital Services, Inc.’s issuance of CNY600 million 3.55% notes due 2023 under the GMTN program.*
  • A consortium of banks as joint lead managers on the Republic of Korea’s U.S. dollar-denominated and Euro-denominated dual-tranche bond issuance under the Republic's U.S. SEC-registered bond program.*
  • A consortium of banks as joint lead managers on the Republic of Indonesia's US$4.3 billion three-tranche bond issuance under the Republic's U.S. SEC-registered bond program.*
  • A consortium of banks as joint lead managers on the update of Export-Import Bank of India's US$10 billion GMTN program and issuance of US$1 billion 10-year notes under the program.*
  • Citi, Credit Agricole CIB, KDB and Standard Chartered as the joint lead managers in connection with Hanwha Energy USA Holdings Corporation’s 144A/Reg S Green Bond offering of US$300 million aggregate principal amount of 2.375% Guaranteed Senior Unsecured Green Notes.*
  • China Grand Automotive Services Group Co., Ltd. as the parent guarantor in its offer to exchange US$400 million aggregate principal amount of 8.75% Senior Perpetual Securities and US$300 million aggregate principal amount of 7.90% Senior Notes due 2020 issued by Baoxin Auto Finance I Limited for US$83,335,000 8.885% Senior Notes due 2021 and US$77,856,000 8.625% Senior Notes due 2022.*
  • Health and Happiness (H&H) International Holdings Limited in its offering of US$300 million aggregate principal amount of 5.625% Senior Notes due 2024.*
  • Credit Suisse AG as the sole lead manager in connection with Hyundai Capital Services, Inc.’s issuance of CHF300 million 0.2600% notes due 2025 under the GMTN program.*
  • *Matter handled prior to joining the firm.

Practice Areas

Corporate
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Equity
Securities and Capital Markets

Languages

English
Korean

Admissions

Republic of Korea: Foreign Legal Consultant for U.S. Law (New York Lawyer)
New York Bar

Education

Columbia Law School, J.D. 2016
Georgetown University, B.A. 2012

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