Ji Hoon Hong is a partner in the Asset Finance practice of White & Case. He has extensive experience in a wide range of capital markets, bank finance and debt restructuring transactions. He has been focused on structured secured debt financings involving aviation, shipping and rolling stock equipment, especially debt capital markets transactions such as Enhanced Equipment Trust Certificates and, following his transfer to the Firm's Seoul office, serving Korean financial institutions on a variety of financing and debt restructuring matters.
His experience also includes a broad range of capital markets transactions involving offerings of common or preferred stock, convertible debt, investment grade debt and high-yield debt and liability management transactions. He also worked on syndicated credit facilities secured by aircraft, engines, spare parts, airport slots, vessels and other assets. His debt structuring experience includes cross-border private sector financial restructurings and sovereign debt restructuring (including Brazil, Ecuador and South Korea).
Mr. Hong is recognized by independent legal directories, including in the asset finance and leasing section of the 2013/2014 edition of Legal 500 – United States. Mr. Hong is also ranked as a leading lawyer for asset finance and aviation finance in Chambers Global and Chambers USA every year since 2013.