Overview

Jinho Alex Yim is a corporate partner whose practice focuses on debt financings, restructurings and other transactional matters. He regularly represents U.S. and international financial institutions, corporate borrowers, private equity funds and asset managers in connection with complex corporate and financing transactions. Alex has extensive experience in banking and credit-related matters, including leveraged acquisition financings, senior and subordinated financings, asset-based loans and cash-flow lending transactions. He has successfully closed in excess of several billion dollars in senior secured, first-lien, second-lien and mezzanine facilities.

Industries

In addition to financial services, some of the industries in which Alex has advised clients include:

  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
  • Professional sports
  • Healthcare
  • HR and benefits services

Alex represented international financial institutions in a public-private partnership (P3) project to design, build, finance, operate and maintain (DBFOM) a new city hall, a public library, parking facilities, a park and headquarters for the Port of Long Beach. This $550 million project was awarded Gold for Best Social Infrastructure Project and the Projects Grand Prix at the 2016 P3 Awards.

Representative Experience

  • Represented an international financial institution, as joint lead arranger and administrative agent, in connection with $365 million first-lien and second-lien credit facilities for a sponsor’s acquisition of a telecommunications company
  • Represented an international financial institution, as joint lead arranger and administrative agent, in connection with $200 million senior secured credit facilities to a U.S. optical retailer in connection with a dividend recap
  • Represented an international financial institution, as co-lead arranger, in connection with $245 million senior secured credit facilities to a services provider to the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries to fund the refinancing of existing debt and an add-on acquisition
  • Represented a U.S. financial institution, as sole lead arranger, in connection with a $108 million senior secured credit facility provided to a professional sports concession services provider
  • Represented a consortium of Singaporean and Korean financial institutions, as mandated lead arrangers, in connection with a $490 million senior secured facility to finance a sponsor’s acquisition of a South Korea-based retailer of electronic goods; recognized as the “Buyout of the Year 2005” by Asian Venture Capital Journal and the “Best Korean Deal of the Year” by The Asset
  • Represented a payroll, HR and benefits outsourcing services company in connection with the private placement of senior secured notes aggregating $800 million to finance an acquisition
  • Represented a U.S. shipping company in connection with its acquisition of Jones Act vessels, a $50 million secured revolving credit facility and a $130 million permanent financing for a newly built combination container/roll-on-/roll-off vessel
  • Represented an office products company in connection with a $360 million ABL line of credit
  • Represented a logistics company in connection with a $125 million ABL line of credit
  • Represented a wine and spirits company in connection with a $80 million ABL line of credit
  • Represented a high net worth family in connection with a $75 million senior secured credit facility

Credentials

Bar Admissions

New York

Education

Syracuse University College of Law
J.D. Syracuse Law & Technology Journal - Executive Editor (2000)

Johns Hopkins University
B.A. (1997)

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
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