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Jong-Hyun Park

Jong-Hyun Park

Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

National Leader

Korea - M&A and Governance

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jong-Hyun Park is a go-to name in the Korean market who wins effusive praise from respondents for his wide-ranging understanding of share and asset purchases, and corporate governance issues.

Biography

Jong Hyun Park is a senior attorney at Kim & Chang's mergers and acquisitions and private equity practice group.

Mr Park has extensive experience advising multinational and Korean companies and financial institutions in a wide range of cross-border and domestic transactions, including share and asset purchases, joint venture and corporate governance matters.

Mr Park’s representative works in recent years include assisting major domestic and foreign private equity funds in their acquisitions of Korean companies and advising a major Korean company defend against a hostile takeover.

Mr Park has co-authored publications related to private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and securities regulation, including the PLC Private Equity and Venture Capital Multi-jurisdictional Guide 2014/15 - Private Equity Country Q&A: "South Korea" section (Thomson Reuters, 2014), European Lawyer Reference - Mergers & Acquisitions (First edition): "South Korea" chapter (Thomson Reuters, 2012) and Recent developments in the short sale rule and bank/bank holding company ownership in Korea, International Investment & Securities Review 2009 (Euromoney Yearbooks, 2009).

Mr Park received an LLM from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law in 2007 and an LLB from the Seoul National University College of Law in 1994. He attended the Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea in 1998. He is admitted to the Korean Bar.

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