Tae-Hun Kim
  1. Registered Foreign Lawyer

Mr. Kim is an associate in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, currently practicing as a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong. His practice focuses on international capital markets, working on a variety of SEC-registered and Rule 144A/Regulation S debt and equity offerings by U.S. and Asian issuers, including common stock offering, investment-grade and high-yield bond offerings, as well as other cross-border corporate transactions.

Work Highlights

  • The Korea Development Bank's fixed-rate and/or floating-rate note offerings
  • The Export-Import Bank of Korea's fixed-rate and/or floating-rate note offerings
  • Greentown China Holdings' exchange offer, consent solicitation and high-yield notes offering with Keepwell and EIPU as credit enhancement
  • Chia Tai Enterprises' spin-off and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
  • Baidu's notes offering
  • Sinopec Group's guaranteed multi-tranche senior notes offering
  • Shui On's exchange offer, exchange and tender offer and high-yield notes offering
  • CNPC General Capital's guaranteed senior notes offering
  • Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Sovereign's bond offering
  • Agile Property Holdings' high-yield notes offering
  • Shui On's consent solicitation
  • ICICI Bank's notes offering
  • Sinopec Group's U.S.-dollar and euro-denominated senior notes offering
  • Korea Finance Corporation's notes offering
  • Greentown China Holdings' high-yield notes offering
  • KWG Property Holding's high-yield notes offering
  • PTT Global Chemical Public Company's senior unsecured notes offering
  • PT Petrosea Tbk Indonesia's Re-IPO
  • Shimao Property Holdings' high-yield notes offering
  • Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co.'s notes offering
  • Knight Capital Group's convertible notes offering
  • Canada's €2 billion global bond offering
  • Greenhill & Co.'s common stock offering
  • Sirona Dental Systems' common stock offering
  • Morgan Stanley Investment Management's acquisition of fixed-income business of target
  • Merger of Webzen with NHN Games

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2007
  • Hong Kong office, Davis Polk, 2010-present 
  • Management Consultant, Monitor Group, 2000-2003

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • Hong Kong Law Society - Registered


  • B.A., International Relations, Seoul National University, 1999
    • with honors
  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2007
    • Member, American Review of International Arbitration


  • Korean