Sung Pak

Partner

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Sung Pak handles leveraged finance matters, focusing on acquisition financings for corporations and private equity sponsors, as well as restructurings and investments in distressed companies.

He represents a number of private equity sponsors, investment funds and corporations in capital-raising transactions, including syndicated loan facilities, high yield bond issuances, public equity offerings, private placements and mezzanine financings.  Sung has significant experience in cross-border financing transactions.

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Languages

  • Korean

Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • Harvard University, J.D., 1997: cum laude
  • Stanford University, A.B., History, 1994: with distinction, Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Activities

Author

  • “Industry Insight - Bridge Loan Nuts and Bolts,” The Deal (January 2006)

Co-Author

  • “Industry Insight - Continental Drift,” The Deal (January 2005)
  • “Mezzanine Financing: The European and US Experiences,” International Financial Law Review: 2005 Guide to Private Equity and Venture Capital (2005)
  • Represented a consortium of private equity sponsors in connection with the bank financing for the leveraged buyout of a leading car rental company, at the time the third largest US LBO ever. 
  • Represented a major private equity sponsor in connection with the acquisition of a US$6 billion dollar debt portfolio at a discount from a leading commercial bank, utilizing a complex hybrid structure involving a total return swap and a CLO-type vehicle. 
  • Regularly represents a major distressed debt fund in connection with investments in high yield bonds and Term B loans of distressed issuers.