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Kay Moon

Principal
Baker & McKenzie Wong & Leow
Not admitted to practice law in this jurisdiction

Biography

Kay Moon is a Principal in the M&A Practice Group in Singapore. She has extensive experience in advising major international clients across different sectors on high profile, complex transactions globally, having trained and practised in London for ten years, followed by several years in Hong Kong. Kay has advised on a wide range of corporate and M&A transactions including private and public M&A, capital raisings, joint ventures and reorganisations, as well as general corporate advisory matters. In particular, Kay has significant experience in advising clients in technology, energy, natural resources and infrastructure (including renewables) sectors.

Practice Focus

Kay is a corporate and M&A lawyer and her practice focuses on cross border M&A, particularly in technology, energy, natural resources and infrastructure (including renewables) sectors.

Representative Legal Matters

Prior to joining the Firm, Kay's experience includes:

  • Advised a Hong Kong-based insurance company with a pan-Asian footprint (including Thailand, Taiwan and Singapore) on its reorganisation to separate the InsurTech business.
  • Advised a Korean power company on its acquisition of a solar power portfolio in Spain.
  • Advised Hyundai Motor Company on its strategic investment in Impact Coatings AB, a company listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm First North, which develops and commercialises innovative technology used in hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles, and on the joint development agreement with Impact Coatings.
  • Advised Xtep International Holdings Limited, on its USD 260 million acquisition of 100% stake in E.Land Footwear USA Holdings Inc. (the ultimate owner of the K-Swiss, Palladium and Supra brands) from E-Land World Limited, a South Korean fashion and retail conglomerate, and on its subsequent sale of the SUPRA brand and related assets to F&F Brands Group, a leading multi-brand fashion company in Korea.
  • Advised a PE Fund on its pre-series C investment into an e-commerce service provider in South East Asia by way of a convertible note.
  • Advised a major financial institution on the sale of its new European HQ in London for USD 1.7 billion to National Pension Service of South Korea, which was the largest overseas real estate investment by Korea’s largest institutional investor.
  • Advised Equitix, a leading infrastructure investor, in its acquisition of a portfolio from NIBC Bank N.V. who had put up for sale its sole European Infrastructure Fund (NEIF), including six stakes in hospitals, a care home and other PFI projects in the UK as well as six assets in continental Europe including solar and wind farms.
  • Advised Samsung C&T Corporation on its acquisition of 100% of the shares in Whessoe Projects Limited from the Saudi Arabian Al-Rushaid Group. Whessoe specialises in the design and manufacture of cryogenic storage and handling facilities for LNG, LPG and refrigerated gas.
  • Advised Glencore on its USD 10 billion dual-listing on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges, on its USD 90 billion all-share merger of equals with Xstrata, as well as its secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
  • Advised Kaz Minerals, the largest copper producer in Kazakhstan, on the takeover of ENRC by Eurasian Resources Group, on its disposal of Ekibastuz, the largest power station in Kazakhstan, as well as its major restructuring and disposal of certain mature assets to its major shareholders.
  • Advised Essar Energy, an Indian energy and power group, on the USD 1.9 billion acquisition by Essar Global Fund.

Admissions

  • England & Wales (2010)

Education

  • College of Law at London (Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice) (2008)
  • BPP Law School, London (Graduate Diploma in Law) (2007)
  • University of Oxford (St. Catherine's College) (Engineering Science) (2006)

Languages

  • English
  • Korean