Robert (Hyunbeom) Song

Associate, London

Biography

Overview

Robert Song is an associate in our global M&A and Corporate practice based in New York. Robert is currently on secondment to our London office.

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.
 

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
Juris Doctor
Harvard Law School
Bachelor of Arts
Brown University
Languages
English
Korean

Experience

Representation of REE Automotive Ltd., an electric-vehicle technology startup based in Israel, in its US$3.6 billion go-public acquisition by 10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: VCVCU).

Representation of Landcadia Holdings III, Inc. (NASDAQ: LCY), in its US$2.642 billion acquisition of HMAN Group Holdings Inc., the parent company of The Hillman Group, Inc., a leading distributor of hardware and home improvement products, personal protective equipment and robotic kiosk technologies, from CCMP Capital Advisors, LP.

Representation of Goldman Sachs in the US$862.5 million initial public offering of Compute Health Acquisition Corp.

Representation of Citigroup, Credit Suisse, and Cowen in the US$345 million initial public offering of Spartan Acquisition Corp. II.

Representation of Citigroup in the US$206.5 million initial public offering of Omnichannel Acquisition Corp.

Representation of Advanz Pharma, a global pharmaceutical company with a diversified portfolio of more than 200 products and sales in more than 90 countries, on its acquisition of Correvio Pharma.

Representation of Inflexion Private Equity on its acquisition of Estera, a leading global provider of funds, corporate and trust services, from an international private equity firm Bridgepoint.

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.

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. The transaction was named "Private Equity Deal of the Year (Over US$10 billion)" by M&A Advisor (2020).

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. 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 of notes and a tender offer to purchase up to US$900 million of existing dollar-denominated and euro-denominated notes.

Representation of FLNG Liquefaction 3 LLC, a subsidiary of Freeport LNG, on its private placement of US$175 million of senior secured notes. The proceeds of the project bonds were used to refinance a portion of the senior secured loans initially incurred 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.