Christine M.Kim (Chris)

Of Counsel

Hong Kong + 852.3189.7370 Shanghai + 86.21.2201.8000

Chris Kim offers clients the opportunity to benefit from her years of in-depth experience in advising on private equity investments and mergers and acquisitions.

Chris also has extensive experience in private equity fund formation, private and public equity offerings, complex mezzanine financings, restructuring and reorganization of companies, and portfolios of nonperforming loans (NPLs).

Her focus in Asia has been on private equity transactions in Asia Pacific and representations of U.S. institutional investors and foreign government entities in complex real estate-related business opportunities, including project financings and infrastructure investments, as well as fund formation and corporate restructurings and debt and equity workouts. Prior to joining Jones Day, she practiced close to 20 years in New York, New York.

Chris is a member of the board of visitors of Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and a member of the advisory board for the Center for Hope (Haiti). Currently, she is an adjunct professor at the KDI School of Public Policy and Management in Seoul, Korea, lecturing on real estate securities and REITs. She is fluent in English and Korean and conversant in Mandarin.

Speaking Engagements

  • October 24, 2012
    Private Equity Focus Workshop: Recent Trends in China Private Equity Investments
  • 2012年10月24日
  • 2009
    American Chambers Shanghai, panelist for “Future of PRC REITs”
  • 2008
    Prospects for Asia Infrastructure, moderator, Asian Public Real Estate Association (APREA) – Property Leaders Forum 2008
  • 2007
    Asian Private Equity & Venture Forum 2007, Impact of China's New Real Estate Regulations
  • 2006
    Real Estate Securities: REITs and Beyond, Adjunct Professor, The KDI School of Public Policy and Management
  • 2003
    Understanding the Sophisticated Real estate Transactions, co-chair, Practicing Lawyers Institute PLI Seminar
  • 2000
    Unlawful Practice of Law, the Real Property Section, Chairperson, The New York State Bar Association
  • 2000
    Asian Real Estate/ Beyond IMF Crisis, The KDI School of Public Policy and Management Conference
  • 1994-1995
    The Real Property Section: (1994-1995), moderator, Monthly Dirt lawyers Luncheon, The Bar Association of the City of New York