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Eugene Yoon
Associate
Seoul +82 2 6281 0008 eyoon@cov.com Download V-card

Eugene Yoon advises and represents strategic investors and private equity funds and their portfolio companies in a wide range of corporate transactions.

Mr. Yoon has represented clients in a variety of corporate transactions including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private financings, joint ventures, recapitalizations, corporate governance, and other legal, regulatory, and compliance matters. Mr. Yoon regularly advises, and has extensive experience representing, Korean clients in cross-border transactions.

In addition, Mr. Yoon has significant experience advising issuers and underwriters in international capital markets transactions.

  • Represented leading global electronics company in carve-out and sale of its printer business to a U.S. multinational information technology company.
  • Represented top-tier Asian private equity fund in bid for and acquisition of a major industrial gas company.
  • Represented sovereign wealth fund in connection with the restructuring of its investment in a U.S. oil and gas company through off-shore entities.
  • Represented top-tier Asian private equity fund in connection with investments in a Japanese company in the sports and leisure industry.
  • Represented international sporting goods company in connection with its acquisition of an increased equity stake in a U.S. golf equipment company and concurrent initial public offering of such company.
  • Represented design software and hardware systems company in its public acquisition by a technology focused private equity fund.
  • Represented multiple Korean issuers in their initial public offerings on the Korea Exchange and related 144A/RegS offerings to international investors.
  • Represented multiple issuers and underwriters in SEC-registered and 144A/RegS debt and equity offerings.
  • Represented U.S. supermarket retailer in its initial public offering on the NASDAQ Global Select Market.
  • Represented U.S. insurance company in its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.

Pro Bono

  • Represented national, nonpartisan, nonprofit ethnic organization in its incorporation and application for 501(c)(3) status.
  • Represented disabled low-income client in seeking redress for denied Supplemental Security Income.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Member
  • Council of Korean Americans, Member
  • Network of Korean American Leaders, Fellow
  • Harvard Club of Korea, Treasurer

Previous Experience

  • Recently, Mr. Yoon served as Managing Counsel, North Asia at Tesla where he was responsible for all legal aspects involving Korea, Japan, Singapore, and Malaysia.