Skip Navigation
Menu
Close

Yun Goo KWON Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1307 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Yun Goo KWON Attorney
Yun Goo KWON Attorney

Yun Goo KWONAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1307F.+82-2-737-9091/9092E.ygkwon@kimchang.com

Related EXPERTISE

Bio

Yun Goo Kwon is a senior attorney at Kim & Chang’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice and Private Equity Practice. 

Mr. Kwon has represented global, regional and local private equity clients in connection with their investments into target companies that have a nexus of networks in Korea. He has extensive experiences in various spectrums of M&A transactions including buy-out transactions (which sometimes also involve tender offer) as well as minority investments using preferred shares and equity-linked securities as primary investment vehicles. The target companies of the transactions in which Mr. Kwon participates range from private venture companies and medium-to-large size public companies to well-established public financial institutions. Recently, he has successfully advised private equity clients on their investments into target companies that operate and have presence across multiple jurisdictions. Also, Mr. Kwon has actively advised large Korean conglomerates and financial institutions and has assisted them with expansion or establishment of their overseas operations through M&A or joint ventures. 

Mr. Kwon regularly advises his private equity clients on all aspects of their business including the formation of private equity funds, operational and compliance matters of the general partners and their funds, execution of investments and management of the portfolio companies, and exit through trade sale or initial public offering. In addition, he has advised corporate clients on general corporate and corporate governance matters and also has successfully represented a number of multinational financial institutions in various disputes and investigations involving complicated derivative-related securities products.

Profile

Experience

Kim & Chang (2001-Present)

Representative Activitiesshow

Awards

  • The Private Equity Review (3rd Edition): "Korea Investing" Chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014)
  • PLC Private Equity multi-jurisdictional guide 2011/12: South Korea section (Co-author, Practical Law Company Ltd., 2012)
  • Purchases by Tender Offeror Outside of a Tender Offer (Co-author, BFL Vol. No. 55, 2012)
  • Regulation on the self dealing under the new Korea Commercial Code (BFL, 2012.1.)
  • Asialaw Profiles 2012: "Korea Legislation Guide" section (Co-author, Legal Media Group, 2011)
  • The Mergers & Acquisitions Review (Third edition): "Korea" section (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2009)
  • Getting the Deal Through - Mergers & Acquisitions 2007 : "Korea" section (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2007)
  • “Mergers & Acquisitions”, Korea Chapter (Co-author, IFLR 2006, 2007)

Education

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

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

    Department of International Economics, Seoul National University (B.Econ., 1998)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2001

Languages

Korean, English

INSIGHTS

Search Professionals

EXPERTISE RESET SEARCH

EXPERTISE

Close

EXPERTISE

레이어 닫기

Share

Close
  

Yun Goo KWON Attorney


T. +82-2-3703-1307      F. +82-2-737-9091/9092     


  




Yun Goo Kwon is a senior attorney at Kim & Chang’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice and Private Equity Practice. 

Mr. Kwon has represented global, regional and local private equity clients in connection with their investments into target companies that have a nexus of networks in Korea. He has extensive experiences in various spectrums of M&A transactions including buy-out transactions (which sometimes also involve tender offer) as well as minority investments using preferred shares and equity-linked securities as primary investment vehicles. The target companies of the transactions in which Mr. Kwon participates range from private venture companies and medium-to-large size public companies to well-established public financial institutions. Recently, he has successfully advised private equity clients on their investments into target companies that operate and have presence across multiple jurisdictions. Also, Mr. Kwon has actively advised large Korean conglomerates and financial institutions and has assisted them with expansion or establishment of their overseas operations through M&A or joint ventures. 

Mr. Kwon regularly advises his private equity clients on all aspects of their business including the formation of private equity funds, operational and compliance matters of the general partners and their funds, execution of investments and management of the portfolio companies, and exit through trade sale or initial public offering. In addition, he has advised corporate clients on general corporate and corporate governance matters and also has successfully represented a number of multinational financial institutions in various disputes and investigations involving complicated derivative-related securities products.






    Kim & Chang (2001-Present)






Awards

  •   The Private Equity Review (3rd Edition): "Korea Investing" Chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2014)
  •   PLC Private Equity multi-jurisdictional guide 2011/12: South Korea section (Co-author, Practical Law Company Ltd., 2012)
  •   Purchases by Tender Offeror Outside of a Tender Offer (Co-author, BFL Vol. No. 55, 2012)
  •   Regulation on the self dealing under the new Korea Commercial Code (BFL, 2012.1.)
  •   Asialaw Profiles 2012: "Korea Legislation Guide" section (Co-author, Legal Media Group, 2011)
  •   The Mergers & Acquisitions Review (Third edition): "Korea" section (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2009)
  •   Getting the Deal Through - Mergers & Acquisitions 2007 : "Korea" section (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2007)
  •   “Mergers & Acquisitions”, Korea Chapter (Co-author, IFLR 2006, 2007)





Education

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

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

    Department of International Economics, Seoul National University (B.Econ., 1998)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 2001


Languages
  •    Korean, English





Mergers & Acquisitions ,  Capital Markets ,  Corporate Governance & Shareholder Disputes ,  Private Equity ,  International Practice