The Dutch pension asset manager's Asia Pacific head of real estate says his team has just had one of its busiest years ever and that 2021 is looking similarly promising.
In recent times, Kim has handled international arbitration and litigation matters for the LG group companies, Samsung group companies and General Electric. On top of these high-profile clients, Kim also brings broad experience with Korean conglomerates, Korean financial institutions and Korean governmet agencies to SidleyÆs Hong Kong offices.
His arrival in Hong Kong will bolster the firm's dispute resolution practice headcount here to nine and comes as Sidley Austin is seeing its client base, including Asian multinationals, expand significantly.
Elsewhere in Sidley AustinÆs Hong Kong operations, Jason Elder has risen the ranks to become a partner starting from July 1. A part of the US corporate group, Elder has worked on an array of corporate finance transactions, particularly toning his skills on global offerings of equity securities and a range of high-yield, hybrid and structured debt products.
Additionally, Elder has experience in early-round private equity financing and cross-border mergers and acquisitions in the US and Asia.
ElderÆs elevation increases the number of partners in Sidley AustinÆs Asia regional practice to 16, eleven of whom are based in Hong Kong.
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