Kevin Song is a managing director based in the Beijing office and is the Co-Head of the Restructuring business in PRC. Kevin has over 15 years’ experience in foreign investment, commercial disputes, corporate advisory, liquidation and restructuring.
Kevin has extensive experience in taking the appointment of lenders, bondholders, offshore liquidators or receivers to undertake commercial investigations into PRC enterprises, undertake liability investigations into relevant agencies, establish and implement restructuring plans, seek potential buyers internationally for tangible and intangible assets and complete transactions, consult with relevant parties in relation to disposal of assets, address claims of employees and suppliers, participate in the operation and management of enterprises in receivership, and pursue liabilities of corporate officers and relevant personnel.
Kevin is well versed in proposing and implementing favorable solutions for disputed issues and assets, and has been entrusted by clients from a wide range of industries, including agriculture, food and beverage, retail, medical, education, mining, environmental protection, finance, IT, iron and steel manufacturing, shipping and media.
Prior to joining Borrelli Walsh (now Kroll), Kevin has acted as attorney and in-house consultant to provide legal services and is familiar with various judicial and administrative procedures. He has a proven track record in helping clients to effectively apply to courts and administrative authorities for remedies, orders and approvals.
Professional Affiliations and Academic Qualifications
- Member of PRC Research Institute of Bankruptcy Law and Enterprise Restructuring
- Member of International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals
- Member of American Bankruptcy Institution
- Member of Beijing Bar Association
- Master of Economic Law, Beijing Jiaotong University, P.R.China
- Bachelor of Law, Hunan University of Technology, P.R.China
Kevin advised a private equity firm to a BVI holding company following a USD37m bond default. The Company’s primary assets included 66 restaurants in 30 PRC cities. Kevin worked closely with the bondholder and the management to take control and secure the Group and stabilise and restructured the group’s operations to facilitate a sale of its PRC businesses and its assets.
Cross Border Receivership
Appointed Receivers over secured assets of a West African-based mining company by PRC-based senior secured lenders of a USD830 million loan. Kevin helped client, a PRC state-owned company, to identify, take control of, protect and preserve the assets of the company which include (but are not limited to) the iron ore mine, railway and port assets and operations located in West Africa.
Nominee Shareholder and Director
Director and Nominee Shareholder of an integrated multi-platform marketing company that promotes and sells products and services through its direction TV sales and nationwide distribution network. The company is headquartered in Shanghai and its American Depository Shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Kevin took possession and control of the Company chops, certificates, licenses and books and records of the VIE Entities to maintain and preserve the company and facilitated the resolution of a shareholder dispute.
Establish and implement restructuring plan
Crisis management and Interim management
Dispute Advisory services
Assets Recovery Solutions
Financial and operational restructuring and enforcement of security, including investigation, preservation and realization of assets for investors, lenders and companies.