Jun Kim

Associate, Seoul

Biography

Overview

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.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Registered Foreign Legal Consultant, Korea
Education
JD
Harvard Law School
BA
Economics and International Relations
University of Toronto
Languages
English
Korean
French
Japanese

Experience

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.