Robert (Hyunbeom) Song
Robert Song is an associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group based in New York. Robert focuses his practice on the representation of corporate clients and private equity funds in connection with domestic and global mergers, acquisitions and equity investments in a broad range of industries.
Robert is currently on a secondment to the Firm's London office.
Representation of Goldman Sachs as leader in a funding round for Twiga Foods, a Kenya-based food logistics startup, which operates a twofold b2b model by connecting demand and supply through mobile-based marketplace and managing supply through its logistics arm. The company currently distributes food to more than 8,000 retailers across Kenya.
Representation of IFM Investors, an Australian institutional funds manager, in its US$10.3 billion acquisition of Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE: BPL), a publicly-traded master limited partnership which owns and operates a diversified global network of pipeline assets and midstream logistics solutions.
Representation of Newlight Partners LP on an equity investment in the amount of up to US$100 million into Bioenergy Development Group Holdco, LLC and its subsidiaries, a group of companies based primarily in Delaware, Maryland and Italy developing and implementing anaerobic digestion technologies in the United States and overseas.
Representation of Sovos Compliance, LLC, a Boston based leading provider of regulatory tax compliance software, on a first lien term loan, revolving credit and delayed draw facility and a second lien term loan and delayed draw facility, in each case from alternative capital providers, to refinance its existing indebtedness and to provide for ongoing working capital needs and other general corporate purposes.
Representation of Votorantim Cimentos S.A. (VCSA) on its internal corporate reorganization, designed to advance its international expansion and provide for more efficient capital management. The transaction included the substitution of the issuer for three series of notes and a tender offer to purchase up to US$900 million of existing dollar-denominated 2041 notes and euro-denominated 2021 and 2022 notes.
Representation of FLNG Liquefaction 3 LLC (FLIQ3), a subsidiary of Freeport LNG, on its private placement of US$175 million of FLIQ3's 5.39% senior secured notes due 2039. The proceeds of the project bonds were used to refinance a portion of the senior secured loans initially incurred by FLIQ3 to finance the development and construction of the third liquefaction train of the multi-train natural gas liquefaction and LNG export facility being constructed at Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas.
Representation of Citibank, N.A. and the Overseas Private Investment Corp. on an up to US$150 million loan to Banco Regional S.A.E.C.A., a Paraguayan bank. The purpose of the financing was to finance new lending to small and medium enterprises of Banco Regional, with a particular focus on supporting women-led SMEs.