The Republic of Korea’s Sovereign Debt Offering

Simpson Thacher represented Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, The Korea Development Bank and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, as underwriters, in connection with The Republic of Korea’s takedown offerings of US$500 million 3.5% Notes due 2028 and US$500 million 3.875% Notes due 2048.

The Simpson Thacher team for the transaction included Jin Hyuk Park (Picture), Joongwon Park and Heesu Kim (Corporate – Hong Kong); Jodi Schneider (Tax); and Andrew Pagliughi (FINRA).


Involved fees earner: Jin Hyuk Park – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Joongwon Park – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jodi Schneider – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Andrew Pagliughi – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Republic of Korea;


Author: Michael Patrini