Tae Sang Yoo

Tae Sang Yoo

New York
+1 (212) 408-5345
1301 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6022
United States
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Tae Sang Yoo’s practice focuses on domestic and international corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation and compliance, as well as matters relating to corporate governance.

Mr. Yoo has completed a secondment at a Fortune 500 consumer products company in 2012.

  • Represented Enersis S.A., a Chilean electricity utility company that is part of the Enel-Endesa group of companies, in its record-breaking US$6 billion capital increase transaction registered with the SEC and the Chilean SVS. The transaction consisted of a US$3.6 billion in-kind contribution by Endesa S.A. of 16 operating companies located throughout Latin America and a global rights offering of shares and ADSs for approximately US$2.4 billion in cash.
  • Represented Promotora y Operadora de Infraestructura, S.A.B. de C.V. (PINFRA), one of the largest owners and operators of concessions of infrastructure projects in Mexico, in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission in order to terminate its reporting obligations under the US Securities Exchange Act of 1934 in connection with a US$285 million Rule 144A and Regulation S global primary and secondary offering of ordinary shares of PINFRA.
  • Represented Fortune Brands, Inc. in the US$1.225 billion sale of its Acushnet Company subsidiary, the leading and most profitable golf equipment company in the world featuring the iconic Titleist and FootJoy brands, to a group led by Fila Korea Ltd., the owner of the Fila sporting goods brand globally, and Mirae Private Equity, the largest private equity firm in Korea.
  • Represented GLG Partners, Inc., a NYSE-listed global asset manager, in its US$1.6 billion going-private acquisition by U.K.-based Man Group plc, a LSE-listed hedge fund, through a concurrent merger and stock exchange transaction. The transaction was reported to be the largest ever cross-border merger between two publicly-traded independent hedge funds, and it was honored as the "Largest Transaction of the Year" by The Hedge Fund Journal in 2010.
  • Represented First Wind Holdings, LLC in its joint venture agreement with Emera Inc. to construct, own and operate wind energy projects in the Northeast US Emera invested US$211 million for a 49% stake in the joint venture company.
  • Advised a leading Korea-based electronics company on corporate compliance issues.
  • Advised a private equity firm in connection with an investment in a biotechnology company

Activities and affiliations

  • Mr. Yoo is a member of the Friends of MinKwon Center Committee.