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Golfzon to Acquire Leadbetter Golf Academies

August 30, 2018

Seoul – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that it is advising Golfzon Newdin and its affiliates (“Golfzon”) on the acquisition of 100 percent of the equity interest in Leadbetter Golf Academies, a US-based golf instruction institute founded by legendary golf coach David Leadbetter.
Launched in 1983, Leadbetter Golf Academies consists of a network of approximately 37 academies across the globe, each with a team of elite instructors trained by David Leadbetter.

Golfzon develops and sells indoor golf simulators in South Korea and internationally. Following this acquisition, Golfzon plans to integrate the institute’s coaching techniques with Golfzon’s state-of-the-art golf simulator technology and further expand the Academies’ business globally.

Paul Hastings' team was led by partners Daniel Sae-Chin Kim in Seoul and

 and  in Palo Alto, with associates Albert Nah, Hae-in Park and Han Kyu Lee.

At Paul Hastings, our purpose is clear — to help our clients and people navigate new paths to growth. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., Paul Hastings is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative global law firms.

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