Dongho Lee is Partner and Head of White & Case's Korea Corporate / M&A / PE practice group.
Dongho advises Korean and global clients, including many of the largest Korean conglomerates, technology companies and international and domestic private equity firms, on cross-border M&A transactions, strategic alliances, joint ventures and ESG matters.
Samsung Group companies Electronics in connection with multiple acquisitions, dispositions and IP matters
LG Energy Solution in its acquisition of NEC ES, a US based energy storage system technology company
Lotte Corporation in connection with its establishment Lotte Biologics and $160 million acquisition of biologics assets in Syracuse, New York from Bristol Myers Squibb
Green Cross in connection with various acquisitions and investments including its acquisition of Biocentrique, Inc., a contract development & manufacturing organization (CDMO) business in New Jersey
Brite Energy Partners, a Korean solar energy development and investment company, on its equity financing and further financing commitment in an aggregate amount of more than US$100 million from BlackRock Real Assets
Zinus, a Korea Exchange-listed global manufacturer and distributor of mattresses and furniture, and its controlling shareholder in their US$732 million sale of a 35.8 percent stake to Hyundai Department Store (HDS), a major department store chain in South Korea
The Carlyle Group in connection with its US$200 million strategic investment and partnership between Carlyle Asia Partners V and KB Financial Group, Korea's largest bank
Hanmi Pharmaceutical in its strategic private investment in public entity (PIPE) in Spectrum Pharmaceutical, a NASDAQ listed pharmaceutical company in Nevada
Leading Individual for Corporate/M&A: Foreign Firms – South Korea, Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2020-2022
Leading Lawyer for Corporate/M&A: International Firms – South Korea, Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020-2022