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Practice Area|Finance

Social Overhead Capital

Jipyong's SOC Team provides various advice on renewable energy-related power generation projects such as photovoltaic, waste heat from incineration facility, and pellets as well as traditional power generation projects. We have extensive and unrivaled experience and skills in SOC such as road, incinerator, bridge, tunnel and ports and infrastructure finance.

Jipyong also has vast experience and expertise in overseas project finance. In particular, eight overseas branch offices in China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Indonesia, Myanmar, and Russia, and our teams specialized in Australia, Latin America and Brazil provide differentiated One-Stop legal services on overseas project finance, public-private partnership (PPP), and independent power producer (IPP).

Key Practice Areas Close

    • Project Finance on SOC project
    • Acquisition of shares and sale of shares in SOC companies
    • License for SOC companies and license agreement
    • Reporting, obtaining permission and consulting on domestic and overseas SOC development
    • Various energy projects such as domestic and international power plant construction
    • Renewable energy such as wind power and solar power
    • Domestic and international infrastructure developments such as airport and port
    • Review and due diligence of overseas laws related to overseas resource development

Experiences Close

    [In Korea]

    • Advised Korea Investment Management Co., Ltd. on the first carbon fund in Korea
    • Advised on the private investment project and the CDM with regard to the development of Bangcheon-ri landfill in Daegu for recycling
    • Advised Busan Marine and Oil on construction contract for an oil relay base in the new Busan Port
    • Advised SC Bank on creation of general industrial complex and financing for sales in lots under the Industrial Location Act
    • Advised on many privately-invested expressway development projects, including: Busan-Geoje Fixed Link; New Airport Highway; Daegu-Busan Expressway; Cheonan-Nonsan Expressway; Seoul Exterior Circular Expressway; Gangnam Circular Urban Expressway; Seoul-Chuncheon Expressway; Daegu Dongbu Circular Road; Daegu No. 2 Paldal Road; Gwangju No. 2 Circular Road; Seosuwon-Uiwang Motorway, etc
    • Advised KDB on refinancing for PF loan related to Daegu photovoltaic power generation
    • Advised KDB on refinancing for PF loan related to BusanShinho photovoltaic power generation
    • Advised KDB Infra Asset Management on PF required for construction of Uiryeong photovoltaic power generation plant


    [Overseas]

    • Advised SK C&C on the acquisition finance for transfer and processing business of shale gas in the U.S.
    • Advised LG International Corp. on joint investment in a Myanmar cement plant
    • Advised the Corporate Partnership PEF between National Pension Service and KEPCO on the acquisition of shares in Emeng International Energy held by Deutsche Bank
    • Advised EnbioCons Co., Ltd. on its establishment of a water treatment company as a joint venture between Korean and Chinese private corporations
    • Advised Shinhan Investment Corp. and Korea Investment Management Co. on the investment in a BOT-based waste treatment project in Samut Sakhon, Thailand
    • Conducted legal research on Brazil’s resource related laws and SOC projects for Energy & Mineral Resources Development Association of Korea
    • Advised on a sales agreement for the CER of a small hydraulic power plant in China
    • Conducted a legal research on the Peruvian laws relating to construction of sewage treatment plant for the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs, with regard to a global infrastructure fund project
    • Advised KDB on investment of US$ 130 million through private equity fund for ‘Haikou Meilan International Airport Expansion Project’, one of China’s One Belt, One Road strategy
    • Advised the Incheon International Airport Corporation Consortium (Incheon International Airport Corporation, Lotte E&C, Kumho Industrial Co., Ltd., Halla and POSCO ICT) on the Myanmar Hanthawady New International Airport Construction Project
    • Advised Woori Sprott Global Private Equity and KEPCO whose GPs are Kiwoom Asset Management and Sprott Korea on the acquisition of three photovoltaic power generation plants owned by Recurrent Energy, a subsidiary of Canadian Solar, a Canadian power generation company
    • Advised Export-Import Bank of Korea on the project financing for Thai Binh 2 Coal-Powered Thermal Power Plant Project in Vietnam
    • Advised Samsung C&T Corporation on a hydro power plant project in Vietnam
    • Advised a Korean client on the legal and project financing issues related to the establishment and operation of a power plant in Vietnam