Korea - McDermott Will & Emery



As a global law firm with offices across three continents, including a dedicated location in Singapore, we are well equipped to provide you with cutting-edge solutions for multinational legal issues. We draw on decades of experience working closely with high-profile Korean companies, along with strong partnerships with top local law firms and professional services firms, to serve your needs in the region. And we have a nuanced understanding of business and cultural practices that will help you achieve success in working with Korean and international companies.

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Corporate and Transactional

  • A Korean private equity fund in its KRW 700 billion (US$600 million) convertible preferred stock investment in the leading compact farm and construction equipment manufacturer in North America, with substantial operations in Europe and Asia
  • Hanon Systems with its US$3.6 billion acquisition by Hahn & Co., a Korean private equity firm, from Visteon Corporation, providing legal counsel on its global restructuring and separation matters, including those relating to corporate, pension, human resources, labor and employment, and information technology
  • LG Chem Ltd. as special counsel in its US$200 million acquisition of NanoH2O Inc., a California-based venture backed company that focuses on the water filter business and maker of reverse-osmosis membranes for seawater desalination applications

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