Jun (Junyeop) Kim is an associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity practice, based in Seoul.
Jun advises Korean and global clients, including many of the largest Korean conglomerates and private equity firms, on cross-border M&A transactions, investments, strategic alliances and joint ventures.
Prior to joining White & Case, Jun was an associate in the New York office of another leading international law firm.
Examples of Jun's recent experience include representation of:
Green Cross, a Korean biopharmaceutical company, in its $73 million acquisition of BioCentriq, Inc., a New Jersey-based biopharma company engaged in contract development & manufacturing organization business, from New Jersey Innovation Institute, Inc., a New Jersey non-profit corporation.
Lotte Corporation in its $160 million pending acquisition of biologics assets in Syracuse, New York, from Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and its establishment of Lotte Biologics.
Hanmi Pharmaceutical in its $20 million equity investment in Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, a U.S. biopharmaceutical company.
LG Chem, Ltd. and its battery affiliate, LG Energy Solution, Ltd. ("LGES"), in their $51 million acquisition of a combined 2.6% stake in Li-Cycle Holdings Corp., a Canadian battery recycling company.
BGF Retail Co., Ltd., the operator of South Korea's CU convenience stores, in its $10 million Series C investment in Standard Cognition, a U.S. company engaged in the business of providing autonomous checkout technology ("Standard Cognition").
LGES in its acquisition of NEC Energy Solutions, a U.S. company engaged in the business of providing energy storage solutions, from NEC Corporation based in Japan.
Brite Energy Partners, a Korean solar development and investment company, in its sale of an equity stake to BlackRock Real Assets, an affiliate of BlackRock.
SK Networks in its $25 million Series C investment in Standard Cognition.
Brentwood Associates in its acquisition of Parchment Inc. and related internal restructuring.*
General Electric Company in the further restructuring of its relationship with and future separation from Baker Hughes, a GE Company (in particular, GE Digital LLC's acquisition of Asset Performance Management commercial teams and customer accounts from Baker Hughes, a GE company, LLC).*
Thomson Reuters Corporation in its acquisition of Capital Confirmation, Inc.*
Dow Inc. in its separation and spin-off from DowDuPont.*
SS&C Technologies Inc. in its $1.45 billion acquisition of Eze Software.*
CVS Health Corporation in its $69 billion acquisition of Aetna Inc.*
*Experience prior to joining White & Case.