About Minkyu

Minkyu Park represents investment banks and public and private companies, particularly in the life sciences and technology industries, on capital markets and general corporate matters. He provides advice on a variety of securities transactions, including initial public offerings, follow-on equity offerings, PIPE financings and Rule 144A transactions.

Prior to joining Cooley, Minkyu was an associate in the New York office of Shearman & Sterling LLP. Before law school, Minkyu served in the Korean military battalion of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon to conduct peacekeeping operations.

Representative equity transactions:

  • Rent the Runway’s $357 million IPO
  • Cerevel Therapeutics’ $254 million follow-on equity offering and concurrent $345 million senior convertible notes offering
  • Verona Pharma’s $150 million follow-on equity offering
  • Lucira Health’s $176 million IPO*
  • Inari Medical’s $179 million IPO*
  • Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. II, III, IV, V and VI in IPOs with aggregate gross proceeds of over $3.6 billion*
  • Build Acquisition Corp.’s $200 million IPO*

Representative debt transactions:

  • Reckitt Benckiser’s $7.75 billion investment grade notes offering*
  • Kansas City Southern’s $1.9 billion investment grade notes offerings*
  • Science Applications International Corporation’s inaugural $400 million high yield notes offering*
  • LPL Holdings’ $400 million high yield notes offering*
  • Heartland Dental’s inaugural $310 million high-yield notes offering*
  • Abu Dhabi Crude Oil Pipeline’s inaugural $3.037 billion project-bond offering*
  • ViacomCBS in connection with its $2 billion notes offering and related $2 billion cash tender offers*

*Pre-Cooley Experience


Cornell Law School
JD, 2015

Grinnell College
BA, 2010, Economics (Honors)

Memberships & affiliations

Asian American Bar Association of NY (AABANY)