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Young Man HUH Attorney

T.+82-2-3703-1128 F.+82-2-737-9091/9092
Young Man HUH Attorney
Young Man HUH Attorney

Young Man HUHAttorney

T.+82-2-3703-1128F.+82-2-737-9091/9092E.ymhuh@kimchang.com

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Young Man Huh is a partner in the firm's Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities, Investment Management, and Private Equity practices.

He is one of the most highly regarded and sought-after transactional lawyers in the market, having handled numerous landmark transactions in Korea. Throughout his career, Mr. Huh has advised the Korean government, including Korea’s top financial regulator, the National Assembly and various Ministries. He is consistently recognized by the world’s leading legal directories as a top corporate/M&A and capital markets lawyer in Korea.

His significant M&A practice covers a wide range, including cross-border and domestic acquisitions of corporates, financial institutions and public companies, investments by global and domestic private equity funds and takeover defense, on a number of first-of-its-kind and high-profile M&A transactions in Korea. 

Mr. Huh also has deep securities practice experience, having successfully handled a number of IPOs and other offerings of equity in overseas and domestic capital markets. 

He also advises corporates and financial institutions on corporate governance-related matters. 

In addition, Mr. Huh regularly counsels private equity funds and various pension funds in connection with fundraising and investment activities. 

Profile

Experience

Director and Fund Management Committee Member, Seoul National University Scholarship Fund (2014- Present) 

Member of Pharmaceutical Industry Development Committee, Ministry of Health and Welfare (2014- 2017) 

Legislative Advisor, National Assembly (2013-2016) 

Member of Review Committee, Stock Exchange (2012-2016) 

Member of the Management Evaluation Committee, Financial Supervisory Service (2005-2011) 

Member of the Regulatory Reform Promotion Committee, Ministry of Finance and Economy (2005-2006) 

Linklaters, UK (1999-2000) 

Kim & Chang (1993.3.-Present) 

Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1990-1993) 

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Publications/Activities
    • The Private Equity Review (Second edition): Part I, Fundraising - "Korea" chapter, Part II, Investing - "Korea" chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2013) 
    • International Investment & Securities Review 2008: "Korea" section (Co-author, Euromoney Yearbooks International, 2008) 
    • The 2006 Guide to Fund Management – How offshore funds are marketed in Korea (Co-author, IFLR, 2006) 
    • Representation and Warranties in the M&A Contract, BFL (Center for Financial Law, 2006.11.) 
    • Statutory Restrictions on Defense against Hostile M&A, Human Rights and Justice (Co-Author, Korean Bar Association, 1997.8.) 
    • Guaranteed Minimum Dividends for Preferred Stocks, Human Rights and Justice (Korean Bar Association, 1996.4.)

Education

    Harvard Law School (Visiting Scholar, 1999)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1990)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1988)

Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1990

Languages

Korean, English

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T. +82-2-3703-1128      F. +82-2-737-9091/9092     


  




Young Man Huh is a partner in the firm's Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities, Investment Management, and Private Equity practices.

He is one of the most highly regarded and sought-after transactional lawyers in the market, having handled numerous landmark transactions in Korea. Throughout his career, Mr. Huh has advised the Korean government, including Korea’s top financial regulator, the National Assembly and various Ministries. He is consistently recognized by the world’s leading legal directories as a top corporate/M&A and capital markets lawyer in Korea.

His significant M&A practice covers a wide range, including cross-border and domestic acquisitions of corporates, financial institutions and public companies, investments by global and domestic private equity funds and takeover defense, on a number of first-of-its-kind and high-profile M&A transactions in Korea. 

Mr. Huh also has deep securities practice experience, having successfully handled a number of IPOs and other offerings of equity in overseas and domestic capital markets. 

He also advises corporates and financial institutions on corporate governance-related matters. 

In addition, Mr. Huh regularly counsels private equity funds and various pension funds in connection with fundraising and investment activities. 






    Director and Fund Management Committee Member, Seoul National University Scholarship Fund (2014- Present) 

    Member of Pharmaceutical Industry Development Committee, Ministry of Health and Welfare (2014- 2017) 

    Legislative Advisor, National Assembly (2013-2016) 

    Member of Review Committee, Stock Exchange (2012-2016) 

    Member of the Management Evaluation Committee, Financial Supervisory Service (2005-2011) 

    Member of the Regulatory Reform Promotion Committee, Ministry of Finance and Economy (2005-2006) 

    Linklaters, UK (1999-2000) 

    Kim & Chang (1993.3.-Present) 

    Judge Advocate, Republic of Korea Army (1990-1993) 






Publications/Activities

  •   The Private Equity Review (Second edition): Part I, Fundraising - "Korea" chapter, Part II, Investing - "Korea" chapter (Co-author, Law Business Research, 2013) 
  •   International Investment & Securities Review 2008: "Korea" section (Co-author, Euromoney Yearbooks International, 2008) 
  •   The 2006 Guide to Fund Management – How offshore funds are marketed in Korea (Co-author, IFLR, 2006) 
  •   Representation and Warranties in the M&A Contract, BFL (Center for Financial Law, 2006.11.) 
  •   Statutory Restrictions on Defense against Hostile M&A, Human Rights and Justice (Co-Author, Korean Bar Association, 1997.8.) 
  •   Guaranteed Minimum Dividends for Preferred Stocks, Human Rights and Justice (Korean Bar Association, 1996.4.)





Education

    Harvard Law School (Visiting Scholar, 1999)

    Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1990)

    College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1988)


Qualifications

    Admitted to bar, Korea, 1990


Languages
  •    Korean, English





Mergers & Acquisitions ,  Capital Markets ,  Corporate Governance & Shareholder Disputes ,  Securities ,  Private Equity ,  Investment Management