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Practice Area|Corporate

Foreign Investment (Outbound)

Jipyong provides legal advice to domestic investors, such as corporations, for joint ventures in overseas regions, incorporation, obtaining licenses, acquisition and disposition of assets such as real estate, investments in infrastructures such as SOC, and drafting and consulting of various contracts related financial transactions, including project financing, reporting to government authorities, and legal advice on foreign exchange transactions and international taxes.

In particular, using overseas offices such as offices in Shanghai, Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Vietnam in Vietnam, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Vientiane, Laos, Jakarta, Indonesia, Yangon, Myanmar, and Moscow, Russia, and their specialists, we are providing professional and comprehensive one-stop legal services for investments in countries around the world including China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Russia, Middle East, Latin America, Japan, Australia and the United States.

Key Practice Areas Close

    • Research and review investment laws related to foreign investment and various laws and practices of the relevant countries
    • With regard to joint ventures between foreign and domestic companies, supporting preparation and consultation of investment agreements, review of the best corporate ownership and corporate governance satisfying the interests of investors, reporting to and obtaining of license from supervisory authorities, and other general advice
    • Drafting and consulting contracts related to foreign investments of domestic companies, reporting to and obtaining of license from supervisory authorities, and other general advice
    • Supporting bid for overseas construction work, infrastructure project, drafting and consulting agreement
    • Due diligence and investment contracts and negotiation for acquisition of overseas companies
    • Drafting and consulting financial contracts related to foreign investment projects
    • Foreign exchange transactions law and international tax on foreign investment

Experiences Close

    • Advised Mirae Asset-Naver Asia Growth Investment Pte. Ltd. on the acquisition of new shares in iCart Group Pte. Ltd.
    • Advised Shinhan Investment Corp. on the acquisition of shares in PT Archipelago Asset Management
    • Advised Woori Sprott Global Private Investment Company and KEPCO whose GP is Kiwoom Asset Management and Sprott Korea on the acquisition of three solar power plants owned by Recurrent Energy, a subsidiary of Canadian Solar, a Canadian solar power company
    • Advised NH Investment & Securities in connection with its buy-out of its joint venture partner
    • Advised DGB Financial Group and DGB Daegu Bank on acquisition of Cam Capital, a specialized bank in Cambodia
    • Advised Dongbang Ship Machinery Co., Ltd. on a deal of selling the shares in its Chinese subsidiary, Dalian Dongbang Ship Machinery Co., Ltd. to Dalian Dongfang Jinye Kejifazhan Youxiangongxi Co., Ltd.
    • Advised KB Bank on the sale of its entire shares in'Bank CenterCredit' in Kazakhstan
    • Advised PT Bukit Uluwatu Villa Tbk (PT BUVA), a leading Indonesian operator of high-end hotels and resorts, on a deal of sale and purchase of shares and share subscription for investment
    • Advised Center Credit Bank in Kazakhstan (a subsidiary of KB Kookmin Bank) on the sale of its entire shares in BCC-Moscow Bank LLC located in Russia
    • Advised EnbioCons Co., Ltd. on its establishment of a water treatment company as a joint venture between Korean and Chinese private corporations
    • Advised EZ Global on acquisition of stake in Hana TV home Shopping (Cambodia) Co., Ltd., a Cambodian home shopping company
    • Advised LG International Corp. on joint investment in a Myanmar cement plant
    • Advised Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation on the transfer of shares in a company holding land in Cambodia on which a pledge is established by the bankruptcy foundation of Tomato Savings Banks
    • Advised SK E&C on the sale of shares in a joint venture established in Cambodia and on the collection of loan to such joint venture
    • Advised Woori Bank on the acquisition of Malis Finance Plc., a Cambodian micro-financing institution
    • Provided legal review, due diligence and advice to Lotte Group regarding the acquisition of MGSB, a Myanmar beverage company
    • Advised Troika Overseas Resources Development PEF, which was jointly managed by SK Energy Co., Ltd., Samchully Asset Management Company and KDB as GPs, on the acquisition of shares in oil and gas field of Bellatrix, a Canadian petroleum producer
    • Advised Golden Bridge Securities on the acquisition of shares in Haiphong Securities and Click & Phone Securities
    • Advised Lotte Hotel on the acquisition of Legend Hotel, a five-star hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
    • Advised S.M. Entertainment on establishment of SM True Co. Ltd., a joint venture with True Visions, a major Thai media group