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鄭椧在 律师
鄭椧在 律师

鄭椧在律师

T.+82-2-3703-1254 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.mjchung@kimchang.com

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Myoung Jae Chung is an attorney at Kim & Chang. His practice focuses on corporate and finance matters, including mergers and acquisitions, securities and capital market transactions, derivatives and investment funds. 

Mr. Chung has extensive experience in a wide range of cross-border transactions, including public and private sector mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate and acquisition financing, as well as public and private offerings of corporate securities and structured notes. 

As a member of the firm's Investment Management Practice, Mr. Chung represents a broad range of clients in the asset management industry, specializing in asset management regulation, compliance, mergers and acquisitions and restructuring of business operation. He has also participated in the drafting of various investment management-related legislation and regulations.

Profile

Experience

Member, Securities Settlement Review Committee, Korea Securities Depository (2020.11.-Present) 

Member, Corporate Review Committee of Korea Exchange (2015-2019)

Member, Delisting Review Committee of the KOSDAQ Market, Korea Exchange (2009-2013)

International Lawyer, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York (2005-2006)

Kim & Chang (2000-Present)

Judge, Seoul District Court Northern Branch (1999-2000)

Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1996-1999)

Representative Mattersshow

Mergers & Acquisitions
 
  • Represented Affirma Capital Managers Korea in its acquisition of equity interest in Carrot (2022)
  • Represented Wemade in its issuance of convertible bonds to Microsoft, Shinhan and Kiwoom Securities (2022)
  • Represented Praxis Capital Partners in its acquisition of By4M Studio (2022)
  • Represented Affirma Capital Managers Korea in its acquisition of convertible bonds of Terapin Studios (2022)
  • Represented Praxis Capital Partners in its acquisition of Beyond Music Company (2022)
  • Represented Affirma Capital Managers Korea in its acquisition of Hanmaeum Energy (2022)
  • Represented Macquarie Korea Asset Management in its acquisition of S&I ATXPERT (2022)
  • Represented NAVER and Line Digital Frontier in Line Digital Frontier’s acquisition of Ebook Initiative Japan (2022)
  • Represented Krafton in its acquisition of Unknown Worlds Entertainment (2021)
  • Represented Macquarie Korea Infrastructure Fund in its acquisition of Haeyang Energy and Seorabeol City Gas (2021)
  • Represented Match Group in its acquisition of Hyperconnect (2021) 
  • Represented HYBE in its acquisition of Ithaca Holdings (2021)  
  • Represented Affirma Capital Managers (Korea) in its acquisition of equity interest in T map Mobility (2021)
  • Represented Naver in its acquisition of Wattpad (2021)
  • Represented Affirma Capital Managers Korea in its sale of shares of EMC Holdings (2020) 
  • Represented The Carlyle Group in its acquisition of exchangeable bonds of KB Financial Group (2020)
  • Represented Macquarie Korea Opportunities Management in its acquisition of Daesung Industrial Gases (2020)
  • Represented consortium of Macquarie Korea Opportunities Management - SK TELECOM in its acquisition of ADT Caps (2018)
  • Represented AJU Corporation and AJU Motors in its sale of AJU Capital (2017)
  • Represented ST Unitas in its acquisition of Tutor.com and its subsidiaries (i.e., The Princeton Review) (2017)
  • Represented CVC Capital Partners in its sale of equity interest in Dayou Winia (2015)
  • Represented CVC Capital Partners in its sale of Winia Mando (2014)
  • Represented Citi Venture Capital in its acquisition of SRS Korea (2014)
 
DCM
 
  • Advised on the issuance of Global Bond by Korea Housing Finance Corporation (2023)
  • Advised on the issuance of FRN by E-MART (2022)
  • Advised on the issuance of FRN by SHINSEGAE (2022)
  • Advised Citigroup Global Markets Korea on the issuance and offering of foreign currency denominated bonds by the government of Korea (2021)
  • Advised on the issuance of Global Bond by NAVER (2021)
  • Advised KDB in the issuance of its FRN under the GMTN Programme (2021)
  • Advised on the issuance of FRN by KT (2019)
  • Advised Woori Bank on the issuance of its GMTN Programme (2019)
  • Advised on the issuance of Arirang Bond by CJ Cau Tre Food Joint Stock Company (2019)
  • Advised on the issuance of Kangaroo bonds by KDB (2019)
  • Advised on the issuance of Samurai bond by KT (2019)
  • Advised on the issuance of Global Bond by KOGAS (2019)
  • Advised on the offshore RMB (Panda) Bond offering by the Republic of Korea (2015)
  • Advised on the issuance of Arirang bond by Nomura International Funding (2015)
  • Advised on the issuance of RMB bond by China Hainan Airlines Company (2015)
  • Advised on the issuance of KRW RMB Bond by Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (2015)
  • Advised on the issuance of Hybrid Capital Securities by Doosan Infracore (2012)
  • Advised on the issuance of KRW Hybrid Capital Securities by Cheil Jedang Indonesia (2012)
  • Advised on the issuance of Arirang Bond by Singapore Power International (2001)
 
ECM
 
  • Advised on the issuance of EB by SK Hynix (2023)
  • Advised on the issuance of EB by LG Chem (2023)
  • Advised on the initial public offering of LG Energy Solution (2023)
  • Advised on the initial public offering of Kakaopay (2021)
  • Advised on the initial public offering of K car (2021)
  • Advised on the initial public offering of Hyundai Heavy Industries (2021)
  • Advised on the initial public offering of Krafton (2021)
  • Advised on the initial public offering of HK Inno.N (2021)
  • Advised on the initial public offering of DoubleDown Interactive on the NASDAQ (2021)
  • Advised on the initial public offering of Coupang on the New York Stock Exchange (2021)
  • Advised on the CB issuance of PharmGen Science (2021)
  • Advised on the issuance of EB by Kakao (2020)
  • Advised on the listing of Kendall Square REIT (2020)
  • Advised on the initial public offering of Big Hit Entertainment (renamed as HYBE) (2020)
  • Advised on the initial public offering of Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Limited on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (2019)
  • Advised on the initial public offering of Celltrion Healthcare (2017)
  • Advised on the initial public offering of Netmarble Games (2017)
  • Advised on the initial public offering of Mirae Asset Life Insurance (2015)
  • Advised on the initial public offering of Innocean (2015)
  • Advised on the initial public offering of Samsung SDS (2014)
  • Advised on issuance of GDR by Doosan Infracore (2013)
  • Advised on the initial public offering of Hyundai Rotem Company (2013)
  • Advised on the initial public offering of Hyundai HCN (2010)
  • Advised on the concurrent dual listing of LG Display (former LG Phillips LCD) (2004)

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • Stand-out Lawyer - Independently Rated Lawyers (Thomson Reuters, 2024)
  • ALB Asia’s Top 15 Capital Markets Lawyers (Thomson Reuters, 2022)
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Global, Capital Markets (Chambers and Partners, 2015-2024)
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Capital Markets (Chambers and Partners, 2010-2024)
  • Leading Individual, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Capital Markets (Legalease, 2017-2024)
  • Highly Regarded, IFLR1000 (Euromoney, 2021-2022)
  • Highly Regarded, IFLR1000 (Edition 32) (Euromoney, 2022)
  • Asia Best Lawyer, IFLR (Euromoney, 2021-2022)
  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Capital Markets - Debt & Equity (Who’s Who Legal, 2021-2023)
  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Capital Markets - Structured Finance (Who’s Who Legal, 2023)
  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Capital Markets (Who’s Who Legal, 2019-2024)
  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, M&A and Governance (Who’s Who Legal, 2021-2024)
  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Private Funds (Who’s Who Legal, 2024)
  • Elite Practitioner, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Capital Markets (Euromoney, 2020-2021)
  • The A-List: Korea’s Top 100 Lawyers, Asia Business Law Journal (Vantage Asia, 2021-2023)
  • Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Capital Markets (Euromoney, 2015-2018, 2022-2023)
  • Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Corporate/M&A (Euromoney, 2015-2018)
  • Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Investment Funds (Euromoney, 2017-2018)

Publications/Activities
    • Discovering the South Korean IPO Market (Co-author, IFLR, 2022)
    • International Capital Markets and Securities Regulation: Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2021) 
    • Getting the Deal Through - Initial Public Offerings 2016: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2015) 
    • The International Capital Markets Review (Edition 4): Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014) 
    • European Lawyer Reference - Securities World (Fourth edition 2014): Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2014) 
    • Getting the Deal Through - Debt Capital Markets 2014: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014) 
    • New Funding Alternatives in South Korea’s Capital Markets, Capital Raising Special Report (Co-author, Asian-MENA Counsel, 2013) 
    • Regulatory Reform of Korean Hedge Funds, The Euromoney Asia-Pacific Capital Markets Handbooks 2011 (2010.11.) 
    • Overseas Issuance of Debt Securities by Korean Companies under the FSCMA, The Euromoney Asia-Pacific Capital Markets Handbook 2010 (2009.11.) 
    • On the Horizon: Regulatory Reform in Korea, Asian-Counsel Vol 6 Issue 10 (2008.12.) 
    • The Financial Investment Services and Capital Market Act, and the Introduction of Domestic Hedge Funds, The Euromoney Asia-Pacific Capital Markets Handbook 2009 (2008.11.) 
    • Hedge Fund Investment Activities in Korea (Euromoney Yearbook, 2008.4.) 
    • Issues Relating to Dual Listing from Korean Law Perspective, The Korean Journal of Securities Law (Co-Author, Korean Securities Law Association, 2002.12.) 
    • Over-the-counter Derivative Transactions by Securities Investment Trusts and Related Documentation, Theories and Practices on Investment Trusts (Hyundai Investment and Securities Co., Ltd., 2002.6.)

Education

    University of Pennsylvania Law School (LL.M., 2005)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1996)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1993)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1996

Languages

Korean and English

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Myoung Jae Chung is an attorney at Kim & Chang. His practice focuses on corporate and finance matters, including mergers and acquisitions, securities and capital market transactions, derivatives and investment funds. 

Mr. Chung has extensive experience in a wide range of cross-border transactions, including public and private sector mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate and acquisition financing, as well as public and private offerings of corporate securities and structured notes. 

As a member of the firm's Investment Management Practice, Mr. Chung represents a broad range of clients in the asset management industry, specializing in asset management regulation, compliance, mergers and acquisitions and restructuring of business operation. He has also participated in the drafting of various investment management-related legislation and regulations.






    Member, Securities Settlement Review Committee, Korea Securities Depository (2020.11.-Present) 

    Member, Corporate Review Committee of Korea Exchange (2015-2019)

    Member, Delisting Review Committee of the KOSDAQ Market, Korea Exchange (2009-2013)

    International Lawyer, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York (2005-2006)

    Kim & Chang (2000-Present)

    Judge, Seoul District Court Northern Branch (1999-2000)

    Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1996-1999)






Mergers & Acquisitions
 
  •   Represented Affirma Capital Managers Korea in its acquisition of equity interest in Carrot (2022)
  •   Represented Wemade in its issuance of convertible bonds to Microsoft, Shinhan and Kiwoom Securities (2022)
  •   Represented Praxis Capital Partners in its acquisition of By4M Studio (2022)
  •   Represented Affirma Capital Managers Korea in its acquisition of convertible bonds of Terapin Studios (2022)
  •   Represented Praxis Capital Partners in its acquisition of Beyond Music Company (2022)
  •   Represented Affirma Capital Managers Korea in its acquisition of Hanmaeum Energy (2022)
  •   Represented Macquarie Korea Asset Management in its acquisition of S&I ATXPERT (2022)
  •   Represented NAVER and Line Digital Frontier in Line Digital Frontier’s acquisition of Ebook Initiative Japan (2022)
  •   Represented Krafton in its acquisition of Unknown Worlds Entertainment (2021)
  •   Represented Macquarie Korea Infrastructure Fund in its acquisition of Haeyang Energy and Seorabeol City Gas (2021)
  •   Represented Match Group in its acquisition of Hyperconnect (2021) 
  •   Represented HYBE in its acquisition of Ithaca Holdings (2021)  
  •   Represented Affirma Capital Managers (Korea) in its acquisition of equity interest in T map Mobility (2021)
  •   Represented Naver in its acquisition of Wattpad (2021)
  •   Represented Affirma Capital Managers Korea in its sale of shares of EMC Holdings (2020) 
  •   Represented The Carlyle Group in its acquisition of exchangeable bonds of KB Financial Group (2020)
  •   Represented Macquarie Korea Opportunities Management in its acquisition of Daesung Industrial Gases (2020)
  •   Represented consortium of Macquarie Korea Opportunities Management - SK TELECOM in its acquisition of ADT Caps (2018)
  •   Represented AJU Corporation and AJU Motors in its sale of AJU Capital (2017)
  •   Represented ST Unitas in its acquisition of Tutor.com and its subsidiaries (i.e., The Princeton Review) (2017)
  •   Represented CVC Capital Partners in its sale of equity interest in Dayou Winia (2015)
  •   Represented CVC Capital Partners in its sale of Winia Mando (2014)
  •   Represented Citi Venture Capital in its acquisition of SRS Korea (2014)
 
DCM
 
  •   Advised on the issuance of Global Bond by Korea Housing Finance Corporation (2023)
  •   Advised on the issuance of FRN by E-MART (2022)
  •   Advised on the issuance of FRN by SHINSEGAE (2022)
  •   Advised Citigroup Global Markets Korea on the issuance and offering of foreign currency denominated bonds by the government of Korea (2021)
  •   Advised on the issuance of Global Bond by NAVER (2021)
  •   Advised KDB in the issuance of its FRN under the GMTN Programme (2021)
  •   Advised on the issuance of FRN by KT (2019)
  •   Advised Woori Bank on the issuance of its GMTN Programme (2019)
  •   Advised on the issuance of Arirang Bond by CJ Cau Tre Food Joint Stock Company (2019)
  •   Advised on the issuance of Kangaroo bonds by KDB (2019)
  •   Advised on the issuance of Samurai bond by KT (2019)
  •   Advised on the issuance of Global Bond by KOGAS (2019)
  •   Advised on the offshore RMB (Panda) Bond offering by the Republic of Korea (2015)
  •   Advised on the issuance of Arirang bond by Nomura International Funding (2015)
  •   Advised on the issuance of RMB bond by China Hainan Airlines Company (2015)
  •   Advised on the issuance of KRW RMB Bond by Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (2015)
  •   Advised on the issuance of Hybrid Capital Securities by Doosan Infracore (2012)
  •   Advised on the issuance of KRW Hybrid Capital Securities by Cheil Jedang Indonesia (2012)
  •   Advised on the issuance of Arirang Bond by Singapore Power International (2001)
 
ECM
 
  •   Advised on the issuance of EB by SK Hynix (2023)
  •   Advised on the issuance of EB by LG Chem (2023)
  •   Advised on the initial public offering of LG Energy Solution (2023)
  •   Advised on the initial public offering of Kakaopay (2021)
  •   Advised on the initial public offering of K car (2021)
  •   Advised on the initial public offering of Hyundai Heavy Industries (2021)
  •   Advised on the initial public offering of Krafton (2021)
  •   Advised on the initial public offering of HK Inno.N (2021)
  •   Advised on the initial public offering of DoubleDown Interactive on the NASDAQ (2021)
  •   Advised on the initial public offering of Coupang on the New York Stock Exchange (2021)
  •   Advised on the CB issuance of PharmGen Science (2021)
  •   Advised on the issuance of EB by Kakao (2020)
  •   Advised on the listing of Kendall Square REIT (2020)
  •   Advised on the initial public offering of Big Hit Entertainment (renamed as HYBE) (2020)
  •   Advised on the initial public offering of Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Limited on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (2019)
  •   Advised on the initial public offering of Celltrion Healthcare (2017)
  •   Advised on the initial public offering of Netmarble Games (2017)
  •   Advised on the initial public offering of Mirae Asset Life Insurance (2015)
  •   Advised on the initial public offering of Innocean (2015)
  •   Advised on the initial public offering of Samsung SDS (2014)
  •   Advised on issuance of GDR by Doosan Infracore (2013)
  •   Advised on the initial public offering of Hyundai Rotem Company (2013)
  •   Advised on the initial public offering of Hyundai HCN (2010)
  •   Advised on the concurrent dual listing of LG Display (former LG Phillips LCD) (2004)





Awards

  •   Stand-out Lawyer - Independently Rated Lawyers (Thomson Reuters, 2024)
  •   ALB Asia’s Top 15 Capital Markets Lawyers (Thomson Reuters, 2022)
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Global, Capital Markets (Chambers and Partners, 2015-2024)
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Capital Markets (Chambers and Partners, 2010-2024)
  •   Leading Individual, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Capital Markets (Legalease, 2017-2024)
  •   Highly Regarded, IFLR1000 (Euromoney, 2021-2022)
  •   Highly Regarded, IFLR1000 (Edition 32) (Euromoney, 2022)
  •   Asia Best Lawyer, IFLR (Euromoney, 2021-2022)
  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Capital Markets - Debt & Equity (Who’s Who Legal, 2021-2023)
  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Capital Markets - Structured Finance (Who’s Who Legal, 2023)
  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Capital Markets (Who’s Who Legal, 2019-2024)
  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, M&A and Governance (Who’s Who Legal, 2021-2024)
  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Private Funds (Who’s Who Legal, 2024)
  •   Elite Practitioner, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Capital Markets (Euromoney, 2020-2021)
  •   The A-List: Korea’s Top 100 Lawyers, Asia Business Law Journal (Vantage Asia, 2021-2023)
  •   Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Capital Markets (Euromoney, 2015-2018, 2022-2023)
  •   Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Corporate/M&A (Euromoney, 2015-2018)
  •   Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Investment Funds (Euromoney, 2017-2018)

Publications/Activities

  •   Discovering the South Korean IPO Market (Co-author, IFLR, 2022)
  •   International Capital Markets and Securities Regulation: Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2021) 
  •   Getting the Deal Through - Initial Public Offerings 2016: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2015) 
  •   The International Capital Markets Review (Edition 4): Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014) 
  •   European Lawyer Reference - Securities World (Fourth edition 2014): Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2014) 
  •   Getting the Deal Through - Debt Capital Markets 2014: Korea chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014) 
  •   New Funding Alternatives in South Korea’s Capital Markets, Capital Raising Special Report (Co-author, Asian-MENA Counsel, 2013) 
  •   Regulatory Reform of Korean Hedge Funds, The Euromoney Asia-Pacific Capital Markets Handbooks 2011 (2010.11.) 
  •   Overseas Issuance of Debt Securities by Korean Companies under the FSCMA, The Euromoney Asia-Pacific Capital Markets Handbook 2010 (2009.11.) 
  •   On the Horizon: Regulatory Reform in Korea, Asian-Counsel Vol 6 Issue 10 (2008.12.) 
  •   The Financial Investment Services and Capital Market Act, and the Introduction of Domestic Hedge Funds, The Euromoney Asia-Pacific Capital Markets Handbook 2009 (2008.11.) 
  •   Hedge Fund Investment Activities in Korea (Euromoney Yearbook, 2008.4.) 
  •   Issues Relating to Dual Listing from Korean Law Perspective, The Korean Journal of Securities Law (Co-Author, Korean Securities Law Association, 2002.12.) 
  •   Over-the-counter Derivative Transactions by Securities Investment Trusts and Related Documentation, Theories and Practices on Investment Trusts (Hyundai Investment and Securities Co., Ltd., 2002.6.)





Education

    University of Pennsylvania Law School (LL.M., 2005)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1996)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1993)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1996


Languages
  •    Korean and English





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