We represented Hankook Tires as bond counsel in connection with a $300 million taxable bond financing for its new Clarksville, Tennessee, manufacturing facility. The company first announced its selection of Clarksville as the location for its eighth global manufacturing plant and first U.S.-based facility in October 2013, an investment that is expected to create 1,800 jobs in Montgomery County.

Hankook Tires Ltd. (KRX: 000240) is a South Korean tire company. Based in Seoul, South Korea, Hankook Tires is the seventh largest tire company in the world.