LKP closes MZ Group’s Merger with HCI International

Century City, CA (August 18, 2011) – LKP Global Law, LLP announced today that the firm represented MZ Group in completing its merger with HCInternational (“HCI”), a full-service Investor Relations firm representing foreign-based U.S.-listed companies. MZ Group (; headquartered in Brazil is the world’s largest investor relations (IR) company, providing corporate communications, IPO journeys, governance, market intelligence and applied technology for corporations. The acquisition of HCI was the fifth successful M&A transaction by MZ Group during the past 18 months. Founded in 1999, MZ Group focuses on innovative and personalized services, supported by its exclusive “one-stop-shop” business model. With offices in New York, Chicago, San Diego, São Paulo, Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Taipei, MZ Group has approximately 270 professionals who serve 530 clients in 10 countries.

“This transaction was right up our alley especially since we represent quite a number of Asian public companies,” said Young Jun Kim, the LKP partner who led this transaction. “We enjoyed working with the MZ Group team to quickly close this transaction, and help MZ Group to accelerate its global expansion efforts.”

LKP Global Law corporate partner, Young Jun Kim led the LKP Global Law team on this transaction, which included corporate associate, Rahul P. Dange.