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Ie Hwan YOO Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1467 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Ie Hwan YOO Attorney
Ie Hwan YOO Attorney

Ie Hwan YOOAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1467F.+82-2-737-9091/9092E.ihyoo@kimchang.com

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Ie Hwan Yoo is an attorney at Kim & Chang’s finance and capital markets practices. Mr. Yoo has extensive experience in various financing transactions, securities and bank regulations, regulatory compliance, securities-related litigations, establishment and licensing of securities companies, and asset management companies.

Throughout his career, Mr. Yoo has been actively involved in many financing transactions in Korea or those relating to Korean businesses such as structured financing, acquisition financing, ship financing and real-estate financing transactions. He represents a broad range of multinational commercial banks, investment banks, investment funds and securities companies on various financing transactions, capital markets and other projects.

Furthermore, he has extensive experience advising clients on issues relating to securities and bank regulations as well as regulatory compliance.

Mr. Yoo has co-authored the Korea Annual Review 2012: Banking & Finance Chapter. He has also lectured on legal issues on non-registered asset-backed transactions at the Seoul National University Financial Law Center in 2008.

He received an LL.M. in securities and financial regulation from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2011 and a B.A. from the School of Economics in Seoul National University in 2002. He also attended the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea in 2004.

He is admitted to the Korean bar. 

Profile

Experience

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Hong Kong (2011-2012)

Kim & Chang (2004-Present)

Representative Mattersshow

  • Advised a borrower on financing the acquisition of a large-scale commercial building. 
  • Advised a creditor on real estate financing to develop a large-scale real estate site. 
  • Advised an arranger in financing the acquisition of stocks of a US cosmetic company. 
  • Advised a borrower on financing the acquisition of stocks of a foreign gaming company. 
  • Advised a borrower on financing the acquisition of stocks of a Korean security company. 
  • Advised a borrower on financing the acquisition of stocks and convertible bond of a Korean shipping company. 
  • Advised an arranger in financing the acquisition of stocks of a Korean energy company. 
  • Advised a borrower on financing for the stock acquisition of a Korean cement company. 
  • Advised a borrower on financing for the stock acquisition of a Korean life insurance company. 
  • Advised an arranger in financing for a Korean F&B company on acquiring the Taiwanese headquarter. 
  • Advised on refinancing for acquisition financing of a Korean home appliance company. 
  • Advised an arranger in acquisition financing of a convertible preferred stock of a Korean life insurance company. 
  • Advised an arranger in the acquisition financing of a Korean steel company. 
  • Advised a borrower in shipping finance to transfer business from a Korean shipping company. 
  • Advised an issuer on issuing a covered bond of a Korean commercial bank. 
  • Advised an issuer on issuing a covered bond of a Korean federal financial institution. 
  • Advised an arranger in financing the sale of a large-scale real estate development site. 
  • Advised a borrower in shipping finance to transfer business from a Korean container shipping company. 
  • Advised an arranger on the sale of equity interest of a Korean financial service company. 

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Capital Markets (Who’s Who Legal, 2019) 
  • Next Generation Lawyer, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Banking and Finance (Legalease, 2019) 
  • Recognized Practitioner, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Capital Markets (Chambers and Partners, 2019) 
  • Notable Practitioner, IFLR1000 (2019) 
  • Leading Lawyer, The Legal Times: Securities and Finance (The Legal Times, 2017)

Publications/Activities
    • Chambers Global Practice Guide – Securitisation: Korea chapter - Law & Practice (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2019) 
    • Chambers Global Practice Guide – Project Finance 2019 (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2019) 
    • Practical Law - Acquisition Finance Global Guide: Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2017) 
    • Korea Annual Review 2012: Banking & Finance chapter, IFLR & Asialaw (Co-author, Legal Media Group, 2012) 
    • Legal Issues on Non-Registered Asset-Backed Transactions, BFL (Seoul National University Financial Law Center, 2008.9.)

Education

    Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M., Securities and Financial Regulation, 2011)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2004)

    School of Economics, Seoul National University (B.A., 2002)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2004

Languages

Korean, English

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Ie Hwan YOO Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1467      F. +82-2-737-9091/9092     


  




Ie Hwan Yoo is an attorney at Kim & Chang’s finance and capital markets practices. Mr. Yoo has extensive experience in various financing transactions, securities and bank regulations, regulatory compliance, securities-related litigations, establishment and licensing of securities companies, and asset management companies.

Throughout his career, Mr. Yoo has been actively involved in many financing transactions in Korea or those relating to Korean businesses such as structured financing, acquisition financing, ship financing and real-estate financing transactions. He represents a broad range of multinational commercial banks, investment banks, investment funds and securities companies on various financing transactions, capital markets and other projects.

Furthermore, he has extensive experience advising clients on issues relating to securities and bank regulations as well as regulatory compliance.

Mr. Yoo has co-authored the Korea Annual Review 2012: Banking & Finance Chapter. He has also lectured on legal issues on non-registered asset-backed transactions at the Seoul National University Financial Law Center in 2008.

He received an LL.M. in securities and financial regulation from the Georgetown University Law Center in 2011 and a B.A. from the School of Economics in Seoul National University in 2002. He also attended the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea in 2004.

He is admitted to the Korean bar. 






    Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Hong Kong (2011-2012)

    Kim & Chang (2004-Present)






  •   Advised a borrower on financing the acquisition of a large-scale commercial building. 
  •   Advised a creditor on real estate financing to develop a large-scale real estate site. 
  •   Advised an arranger in financing the acquisition of stocks of a US cosmetic company. 
  •   Advised a borrower on financing the acquisition of stocks of a foreign gaming company. 
  •   Advised a borrower on financing the acquisition of stocks of a Korean security company. 
  •   Advised a borrower on financing the acquisition of stocks and convertible bond of a Korean shipping company. 
  •   Advised an arranger in financing the acquisition of stocks of a Korean energy company. 
  •   Advised a borrower on financing for the stock acquisition of a Korean cement company. 
  •   Advised a borrower on financing for the stock acquisition of a Korean life insurance company. 
  •   Advised an arranger in financing for a Korean F&B company on acquiring the Taiwanese headquarter. 
  •   Advised on refinancing for acquisition financing of a Korean home appliance company. 
  •   Advised an arranger in acquisition financing of a convertible preferred stock of a Korean life insurance company. 
  •   Advised an arranger in the acquisition financing of a Korean steel company. 
  •   Advised a borrower in shipping finance to transfer business from a Korean shipping company. 
  •   Advised an issuer on issuing a covered bond of a Korean commercial bank. 
  •   Advised an issuer on issuing a covered bond of a Korean federal financial institution. 
  •   Advised an arranger in financing the sale of a large-scale real estate development site. 
  •   Advised a borrower in shipping finance to transfer business from a Korean container shipping company. 
  •   Advised an arranger on the sale of equity interest of a Korean financial service company. 





Awards

  •   Leading Lawyer, Who’s Who Legal: Korea, Capital Markets (Who’s Who Legal, 2019) 
  •   Next Generation Lawyer, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Banking and Finance (Legalease, 2019) 
  •   Recognized Practitioner, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Capital Markets (Chambers and Partners, 2019) 
  •   Notable Practitioner, IFLR1000 (2019) 
  •   Leading Lawyer, The Legal Times: Securities and Finance (The Legal Times, 2017)

Publications/Activities

  •   Chambers Global Practice Guide – Securitisation: Korea chapter - Law & Practice (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2019) 
  •   Chambers Global Practice Guide – Project Finance 2019 (Co-author, Chambers and Partners, 2019) 
  •   Practical Law - Acquisition Finance Global Guide: Korea chapter (Co-author, Thomson Reuters, 2017) 
  •   Korea Annual Review 2012: Banking & Finance chapter, IFLR & Asialaw (Co-author, Legal Media Group, 2012) 
  •   Legal Issues on Non-Registered Asset-Backed Transactions, BFL (Seoul National University Financial Law Center, 2008.9.)





Education

    Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M., Securities and Financial Regulation, 2011)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2004)

    School of Economics, Seoul National University (B.A., 2002)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2004


Languages
  •    Korean, English





Financing ,  Banking ,  Ship Finance ,  Capital Markets ,  Acquisition Finance ,  Structured Finance