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Keun Ah CHO Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1735 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Keun Ah CHO Attorney
Keun Ah CHO Attorney

Keun Ah CHOAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1735 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.kacho@kimchang.com

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Bio

Keun Ah Cho is an attorney in the firm's Real Estate Practice, Mergers & Acquisitions Practice and Insolvency & Restructuring Practice. 

Ms. Cho has extensive experience in representing clients in real property transactions and in mergers and acquisitions, including various tax-efficient real property investment structures such as REITs, asset-backed securitization and fund, business transfer, project financing, share acquisition, and acquisition under insolvency proceedings. She has also advised various clients for real property regulations, construction law, and insolvency law as well as on general corporate and commercial law matters in connection with their investment and operation in Korea.

Profile

Experience

Kim & Chang (2001-Present)

Representative Mattersshow

  • Advised on share sale of interests involving real estate properties in Germany 
  • Advised on the investment into an acquisition of three properties each located in Indiana, Ohio and North Carolina 
  • Advised on share sale of interest involving real estate properties in Brazil 
  • Advised an asset manager company on an acquisition of Amazon facilities in Germany 
  • Advised on sale of office building in Cologne, Germany 
  • Advised on acquisition of office building located in Paris, France 
  • Advised on acquisition of Hilton Vienna Parkview located in Vienna, Austria 
  • Advised on acquisition of The Squaire located in Frankfurt, Germany 
  • Advised on acquisition of beneficiary interests issued by India Fund which hold certain debentures issued by portfolio companies in connection with the development of over 70 residential real estate projects 
  • Sale and leaseback of headquarter building located in Seoul, Korea 
  • Advised on acquisition of logistics real properties in Europe through Korean real estate fund structure 
  • Advised on acquisition of office building in London, U.K. 
  • Advised on acquisition of City Center building located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA 
  • Advised on a development project for an office building located in Hudson Yards Submarket, New York, U.S.A. 
  • Advised on acquisition of logistics real property located in Hanover, Germany 
  • Advised on acquisition of office building located in Singapore 
  • Advised on acquisition of State Tower Namsan located in CBD of Seoul, Korea 
  • Advised on acquisition of Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance's Hapjeong office building located in Seoul, Korea 
  • Advised on sale of T Tower in Seoul, Korea 
  • Advised on acquisition of J Building in Seoul, Korea

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Awards

  • Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Real Estate (Euromoney, 2021-2022) 
  • Distinguished Practitioner, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Real Estate (Euromoney, 2020) 
  • Leading Individual, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Real Estate (Legalease, 2019-2021) 
  • Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Real Estate (Chambers and Partners, 2017-2022)

Education

    Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M., 2008)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2001)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1999)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2001

Languages

Korean and English

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Keun Ah CHO
Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1735      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Keun Ah Cho is an attorney in the firm's Real Estate Practice, Mergers & Acquisitions Practice and Insolvency & Restructuring Practice. 

Ms. Cho has extensive experience in representing clients in real property transactions and in mergers and acquisitions, including various tax-efficient real property investment structures such as REITs, asset-backed securitization and fund, business transfer, project financing, share acquisition, and acquisition under insolvency proceedings. She has also advised various clients for real property regulations, construction law, and insolvency law as well as on general corporate and commercial law matters in connection with their investment and operation in Korea.






    Kim & Chang (2001-Present)






  •   Advised on share sale of interests involving real estate properties in Germany 
  •   Advised on the investment into an acquisition of three properties each located in Indiana, Ohio and North Carolina 
  •   Advised on share sale of interest involving real estate properties in Brazil 
  •   Advised an asset manager company on an acquisition of Amazon facilities in Germany 
  •   Advised on sale of office building in Cologne, Germany 
  •   Advised on acquisition of office building located in Paris, France 
  •   Advised on acquisition of Hilton Vienna Parkview located in Vienna, Austria 
  •   Advised on acquisition of The Squaire located in Frankfurt, Germany 
  •   Advised on acquisition of beneficiary interests issued by India Fund which hold certain debentures issued by portfolio companies in connection with the development of over 70 residential real estate projects 
  •   Sale and leaseback of headquarter building located in Seoul, Korea 
  •   Advised on acquisition of logistics real properties in Europe through Korean real estate fund structure 
  •   Advised on acquisition of office building in London, U.K. 
  •   Advised on acquisition of City Center building located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA 
  •   Advised on a development project for an office building located in Hudson Yards Submarket, New York, U.S.A. 
  •   Advised on acquisition of logistics real property located in Hanover, Germany 
  •   Advised on acquisition of office building located in Singapore 
  •   Advised on acquisition of State Tower Namsan located in CBD of Seoul, Korea 
  •   Advised on acquisition of Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance's Hapjeong office building located in Seoul, Korea 
  •   Advised on sale of T Tower in Seoul, Korea 
  •   Advised on acquisition of J Building in Seoul, Korea





Awards

  •   Leading Lawyer, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Real Estate (Euromoney, 2021-2022) 
  •   Distinguished Practitioner, Asialaw Leading Lawyers: Real Estate (Euromoney, 2020) 
  •   Leading Individual, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific: Real Estate (Legalease, 2019-2021) 
  •   Leading Individual, Chambers Asia-Pacific, Real Estate (Chambers and Partners, 2017-2022)





Education

    Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M., 2008)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (2001)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1999)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2001


Languages
  •    Korean and English





Real Estate ,  International Practice ,  Mergers & Acquisitions ,  Foreign Direct Investment ,  Corporate Governance & Shareholder Disputes ,  Vietnam ,  Corporate Finance