Expertise

China

Introduction

Introduction

The China Practice Group offers tailored professional services to clients across all legal disciplines for Sino-Korean matters, including M&A transactions, joint ventures, other types of investments, commercial and corporate transactions and disputes. Represented in the Seoul, Beijing and Shanghai offices, the China Practice Group is comprised of Korean and Chinese experts who are fluent in both Korean and Chinese with years of extensive experience in Korea and China matters. Clients of the China Practice Group have access to an unrivaled pool of talented and experienced professionals to facilitate their business objectives in Korea and China. Having a long history of representing clients in both countries, the China Practice Group has an intimate cross-cultural understanding which allows it to provide strategic and commercially effective legal solutions tailored to clients’ needs.

Key Services

Shin & Kim’s China Practice Group offers services in the following areas:

  • Advice to Korean companies on M&A transactions with Chinese companies (e.g. investment structuring, investment strategy, legal due diligence, negotiations, contract drafting, permits and licenses and related administrative matters)
  • Advice to Chinese companies on M&A transactions with Korean companies (e.g. investment structuring, investment strategy, legal due diligence, negotiations, contract drafting, permits and licenses and related administrative matters)
  • Advice to Chinese companies on the listing of shares on the Korean stock market  
  • Advice to Korean companies on investments in China, and vice versa 
  • Advice to Korean companies on disputes in China, and vice versa 
  • Establishment and operation of joint ventures and/or joint corporations in Korea and China between Korean and Chinese companies (e.g. investment strategy, legal due diligence, negotiations, contract drafting, permits and licenses and related administrative matters)
  • Establishment of legal entities in China and Korea (subsidiaries, branch offices and permanent offices for foreign enterprises in China) 
Experiences
Investment in China by Korean Companies
  • Company L, in the acquisition of a large Chinese retailer (obtainment of antitrust approval of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce on the acquisition of a Chinese business (the first for any Korean company)
  • Company H, in the partial share sale of a Chinese construction company
  • Company N, in the partial share acquisition of a Chinese lease company
  • Company N, in the establishment of a film production joint venture in Tianjin
  • Company H, in the establishment of a lease joint venture in Tianjin
  • Company J, in the establishment of a pharmaceutical joint venture in China
  • Company S, in the establishment of a marine insurance joint venture in Guangdong Province
  • Company K, in the partial share acquisition of an IT company in Beijing
  • Hospital L, in the establishment of a joint venture hospital in China
  • Company C, in the establishment of a restaurant franchise joint venture in Beijing
  • Company H, in the acquisition of a heavy equipment company in Shandong Province
  • Asset Management Company M, in the investment in a coal mine company in Shandong Province
  • Company S, in the partial share acquisition of a petrochemical company in Shandong Province
  • Company K, in the partial share acquisition of an automobile parts and plating company in Shandong Province
  • Company H, in the acquisition of a logistics company in Guangxi Province
  • Company S, in the establishment of a shipyard in Liaoning Province
  • Company K, in the establishment of a rental car joint venture in Beijing
  • Company W, in the establishment of a retail company in Beijing and Liaoning Province
  • Company H, in the establishment of a holding company in Shanghai
  • Company D, in the establishment of a cosmetics factory in Guangdong Province
Investment in Korea by Chinese Companies
  • A company in Zhejiang, in the acquisition of a Korean bio-pharmaceutical company
  • A company in Beijing (investment corporation), in the share acquisition of a Korean company producing and distributing video content (becoming the largest shareholder of this listed company )
  • A company in Tianjin, in the share acquisition of a Korean semiconductor company (listed company)
  • A company in Shenzhen, in the establishment of a cosmetics joint venture in Korea
  • A Korean subsidiary of a Chinese company, in the share acquisition of a Korean entertainment company (becoming the largest shareholder of this listed company )
  • A company in Shanghai, in the acquisition of a Korean game company
  • A company in Shanghai, in the acquisition of a Korean medical device and equipment company
  • A company in Beijing, in the acquisition of a Korean metal recycling company
  • A company in Guangzhou, in the acquisition of a Korean motion picture special effects company
  • A company in Guangxi (investment corporation), in the acquisition of a Korean electronic components manufacturer (becoming the largest shareholder of this listed company )
  • A company in Beijing (investment corporation), in the acquisition of a Korean semiconductor company (listed company)
  • A company in Shanghai, in the acquisition of a Korean automobile parts company
  • A company in Beijing (investment company), in the share acquisition of a Korean science and technology company
  • A company in Beijing (investment company), in the acquisition of Korean cosmetics, pharmaceutical, IT and film companies
  • A company in Beijing (investment company), in the acquisition of a Korean motion picture special effects company
  • A company in Beijing, in the acquisition of a Korean financial lease company
  • A company in Shenzhen, in the share acquisition of a Korean secondary battery company
  • A company in Tianjin, in the share acquisition of a Korean medical facilities company
  • A company in Beijing, in the share acquisition of a Korean cosmetics distributor
  • A company in Beijing, in development projects in Jeju Island and Yeongjong Island in Korea

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