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Jin Hyuk Park
 

Jin Hyuk Park

Partner
 
ICBC Tower – 35th Floor
3 Garden Road, Central
Hong Kong  
 
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Phone: +852-2514-7665
Fax: +852-2869-7694
Jin Hyuk Park has extensive M&A and capital markets experience in Korea, China and the rest of Asia. Jin’s M&A work includes buyouts and minority investments representing both private equity and strategic clients, and his capital markets transactions include IPOs and Rule 144A/Regulation S offerings representing both blue-chip companies as well as leading investment banks. Jin also leads the Firm’s Korea Practice. Jin has been recognized by both Chambers Global and Chambers Asia for his expertise in both M&A and capital markets.

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Work Highlights
  • KKR in its sale of KCF Technologies for US$1 billion
  • Consortium led by KKR in their US$650 million in Vinhomes, the largest real estate developer in Vietnam
  • SK Biopharmaceuticals in its US$800.1 million IPO in KRX KOSPI market, the largest initial public offering in Korea since 2017
  • Underwriters in the Lotte REIT US$360 million IPO on the Korea Stock Exchange
  • SK Holdings in acquiring AMPAC Fine Chemicals
  • Shinhan Financial Group in its US$5 billion Global Medium Term Notes Program Update and US$500 million Social Bonds Offering
  • Tsinghua Unigroup in its $600 million acquisition of a 25% interest in Powertech Technology and its acquisition of a 51% interest in a newly created business with a total value of approximately $4.5 billion, comprising Hewlett-Packard’s subsidiary, H3C Technologies, and HP’s China-based server, storage and technology services businesses
  • KKR in its $1.8 billion acquisition of Oriental Brewery, the private equity firm’s first investment in Korea, as well as the $5.8 billion reacquisition by Anheuser-Busch InBev
Education
  • University of Chicago Law School, 1990 J.D.
  • Harvard University, 1987 B.A.
    magna cum laude
Associations
  • The Law Society of Hong Kong
Admissions
  • New York 1992
  • Hong Kong 2011

Jin Hyuk Park is a Partner in the Corporate Department at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and leads the Firm’s Korea Practice out of the Hong Kong office.

Jin started in our New York office and joined the Hong Kong office after having spent several years in our Tokyo office building up our Asian Practice. 

Jin has extensive M&A and capital markets experience in China, Korea and the rest of Asia.  His M&A work includes buyouts and minority investments representing both private equity and strategic clients, and his capital markets transactions include IPOs and Rule 144A/Regulation S offerings representing both blue-chip companies as well as leading investment banks.

Jin has been recognized by both Chambers Global and Chambers Asia for his expertise in both M&A and capital markets.

Jin graduated from Harvard University in 1987 (B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude) and University of Chicago Law School in 1990.

Jin’s representative transactions include:

  • KKR in its sale of KCF Technologies for US$1 billion
  • Consortium led by KKR in their US$650 million in Vinhomes, the largest real estate developer in Vietnam
  • SK Biopharmaceuticals in its US$800.1 million IPO in KRX KOSPI market, the largest initial public offering in Korea since 2017
  • Underwriters in the Lotte REIT US$360 million IPO on the Korea Stock Exchange
  • SK Holdings in acquiring AMPAC Fine Chemicals
  • Shinhan Financial Group in its US$5 billion Global Medium Term Notes Program Update and US$500 million Social Bonds Offering
  • Tsinghua Unigroup in its $600 million acquisition of a 25% interest in Powertech Technology and its acquisition of a 51% interest in a newly created business with a total value of approximately $4.5 billion, comprising Hewlett-Packard’s subsidiary, H3C Technologies, and HP’s China-based server, storage and technology services businesses
  • KKR in its $1.8 billion acquisition of Oriental Brewery, the private equity firm’s first investment in Korea, as well as the $5.8 billion reacquisition by Anheuser-Busch InBev
  • Acushnet Holdings Corp. in its US$378 million IPO on New York Stock Exchange
  • Underwriters in Samsung Life Insurance’s $4.4 billion IPO, at the time the largest-ever IPO in Korea
  • Underwriters in the $1.37 billion IPO of Cheil Industries Inc.
  • Goldman Sachs and Nomura in a global offering of Lotte Shopping's $3.7 billion concurrent dual listing IPO, at the time the largest-ever IPO by a Korean company
  • Underwriters in the Initial Public Offering of Jinro Limited
  • GRAVITY Co., Ltd. in its US$108 million IPO on NASDAQ
  • Initial purchasers in a $1 billion debt offering by Samsung Electronics America, Inc., guaranteed by Samsung Electronics in its first overseas bond offering in recent years
  • Initial purchasers in a $1 billion debt offering by Samsung Electronics America, Inc., guaranteed by Samsung Electronics in its first overseas bond offering in recent years
  • Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd in its US$221.6 million offering of zero coupon guaranteed exchangeable bonds due 2020 
  • Underwriters in Hyundai Capital America’s issuance of $500 million of 4.00% Senior Notes due 2017
  • HyundaiCard Co., Ltd. in its offering of $400 million floating rate notes

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