Eun Sang Hwang

Eun Sang Hwang

Of Counsel

Eun Sang Hwang’s practice focuses on capital markets transactions. He has wide-ranging experience in representing issuers and underwriters in U.S. SEC registered and unregistered securities offerings by foreign private and sovereign issuers on a standalone basis or pursuant to a shelf or medium-term note program.

取扱分野

実績紹介

  • Represented underwriters in a Rule 144A/Reg. S Green Bond offering by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power of US$600 million 3.75 percent notes due 2023. KHNP is one of the six wholly-owned power generation subsidiaries of the majority state owned Korea Electric Power Corporation
  • Represented underwriters in a Rule 144A/Reg. S Sustainability Bond offering by Korea East-West Power of US$500 million 3.875 percent notes due 2023. The offering was the first Sustainability Bond offering by a Korean issuer. EWP is one of the six wholly-owned power generation subsidiaries of the majority state owned Korea Electric Power Corporation
  • Represented underwriters in a Reg. S Formosa offering by Korea National Oil Corporation of US$400 million floating rate notes due 2023 under its US$9 billion global medium-term note program. The notes were dually listed on the Taipei Exchange and the Singapore Exchange.°
  • Represented Korea Development Bank in its SEC-registered dual tranche offering of US$500 million 1.375 percent notes due 2019 and US$500 million 2.000 percent notes due 2026. The coupon on the notes due 2026 was the lowest ever for 10-year notes issued by a Korean issuer. The offering was a takedown from KDB’s shelf registration statement under Schedule B.°
  • Represented The Export-Import Bank of Korea in its SEC-registered quadruple tranche offering of US$750 million floating rate notes due 2019, US$750 million 1.500 percent notes due 2019, US$300 million 1.875 percent notes due 2021 and US$700 million 2.375 percent notes due 2027. The transaction was a takedown from KEXIM’s shelf registration statement under Schedule B and was the first quadruple tranche notes offering by a Korean issuer.°
  • Represented Harvest Operations Corp. and Korea National Oil Corporation in an exchange offer by Harvest of its 6.875 percent senior notes due 2017 for its 2.33 percent guaranteed notes due 2021 guaranteed by KNOC issued under Rule 144A/Reg. S and a concurrent consent solicitation.°
  • Represented the Republic of Korea in its offering of RMB 3 billion 3.00 percent bonds due 2018. The bonds were publicly offered to investors in the People’s Republic of China through the PRC National Interbank Bond Market, and the offering was registered with the PRC National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors. The offering was the first Panda Bond offering by a sovereign.°
  • Represented an underwriter in a Reg. S offering of AUD100 million 4.125 percent notes due 2019 issued by Minera y Metalúrgica del Boleo, S.A.P.I. de C.V. and guaranteed by Korea Resources Corporation
  • Represented the Republic of Korea in its SEC-registered offering of US$1 billion 4.125 percent notes due 2044 and €750 million 2.125 percent notes due 2024. The offering was a takedown from ROK’s shelf registration statement under Schedule B and was awarded the Best Sovereign Bond of the Year by FinanceAsia
  • Represented underwriters in a Rule 144A/Reg. S offering of US$1 billion 4.75 percent Tier II subordinated notes due 2024 by Woori Bank under its US$7 billion global medium-term note program. The offering was the first Basel III-compliant Tier II subordinated notes offering by a bank in Korea.°
  • Represented The Export-Import Bank of Korea in its SEC-registered Green Bond offering of US$500 million 1.750 percent notes due 2018. The offering was a takedown from KEXIM’s shelf registration statement under Schedule B and represented the first Green Bond issuance by a national financial issuer. The offering was awarded Deal of the Year by Asian-Mena Counsel.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Hwang prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP

学歴・資格・言語

学歴
  • LL.M., International Legal Studies, Dean's List with distinction, Georgetown University Law Center, 2009
  • Master of Laws, magna cum laude, Handong International Law School
    • Managing Editor, Regent Journal of International Law in Collaboration with Handong International Law School
  • B.A., Stanford University, 2005
弁護士資格
  • Foreign Legal Consultant – Republic of Korea
  • 米国 ニューヨーク州
As a Foreign Legal Consultant Office, the practice in Seoul is limited to legal advice regarding U.S. law, treaties with the U.S., and universally recognized customary international law. We may not render legal advice on Korean law matters.
言語
  • Korean, Fluent
  • 英語, Native