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Seung Jae YOO Attorney (Admitted in New York)

Seung Jae YOO Attorney
Seung Jae YOO Attorney

Seung Jae YOOAttorney (Admitted in New York)

T.+82-2-3703-1566 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092 E.seungjae.yoo@kimchang.com

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Seung Jae (SJ) Yoo is a foreign attorney within the finance practice at Kim & Chang. Mr. Yoo has extensive experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and other projects. 

Throughout his career, Mr. Yoo has been actively involved in many high-profile transactions in Korea or relating to Korean businesses including banking, automobiles, heavy industry & shipbuilding and other sectors. Mr. Yoo represents corporate clients and both foreign and domestic financial institutions on various mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and other projects. 

Prior to joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Yoo worked at Linklaters in Hong Kong.

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Experience

Kim & Chang (2012-Present)

Linklaters, Hong Kong (2006-2012)

Linklaters, Czech, Slovakia (2005-2006)

Representative Mattersshow

  • Advised a Korean corporation on its multi-billion dollar bid to acquire assets located in multiple jurisdictions 
  • Advised a Korean corporation on its acquisition of a company incorporated in England 
  • Advised a private equity fund on its acquisition of a Korean company 
  • Represented an underwriter on the first RMB denominated bond offering by a Korean company 
  • Represented underwriters on a Korean IPO by a cable system operating company in Korea 
  • Represented underwriters on the first Korean IPO by a life insurance company in Korea 
  • Represented underwriters on a Hong Kong IPO by a global cellulose product manufacturer incorporated in the Cayman Islands 

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • Rising Star, IFLR1000 (Euromoney, 2020)

Education

    Michigan State University College of Law (J.D., 2005) 

    Washington University in St. Louis (B.S.B.A., 2001)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, New York, 2006

Languages

Korean and English

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Seung Jae YOO
Attorney (Admitted in New York)


T. +82-2-3703-1566      
F. +82-2-737-9091/9092
     


  




Seung Jae (SJ) Yoo is a foreign attorney within the finance practice at Kim & Chang. Mr. Yoo has extensive experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and other projects. 

Throughout his career, Mr. Yoo has been actively involved in many high-profile transactions in Korea or relating to Korean businesses including banking, automobiles, heavy industry & shipbuilding and other sectors. Mr. Yoo represents corporate clients and both foreign and domestic financial institutions on various mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and other projects. 

Prior to joining Kim & Chang, Mr. Yoo worked at Linklaters in Hong Kong.






    Kim & Chang (2012-Present)

    Linklaters, Hong Kong (2006-2012)

    Linklaters, Czech, Slovakia (2005-2006)






  •   Advised a Korean corporation on its multi-billion dollar bid to acquire assets located in multiple jurisdictions 
  •   Advised a Korean corporation on its acquisition of a company incorporated in England 
  •   Advised a private equity fund on its acquisition of a Korean company 
  •   Represented an underwriter on the first RMB denominated bond offering by a Korean company 
  •   Represented underwriters on a Korean IPO by a cable system operating company in Korea 
  •   Represented underwriters on the first Korean IPO by a life insurance company in Korea 
  •   Represented underwriters on a Hong Kong IPO by a global cellulose product manufacturer incorporated in the Cayman Islands 





Awards

  •   Rising Star, IFLR1000 (Euromoney, 2020)





Education

    Michigan State University College of Law (J.D., 2005) 

    Washington University in St. Louis (B.S.B.A., 2001)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, New York, 2006


Languages
  •    Korean and English





Mergers & Acquisitions ,  Capital Markets ,  Private Equity