Yoon & Yang’s Corporate Law Practice has a track record of successfully implementing and closing numerous M&A deals for various domestic and foreign clients, including large domestic companies, foreign multinational companies, and private equity firms in a wide range of industries. Its long-standing excellence in the area is consistently recognized by numerous leading legal publications, such as Chambers, Legal 500, and IFLR 1000.

Key Services

Transaction structure review

  • Optimizing transaction structures by comprehensively considering the nature and nationality of the counterparty, the purpose of the transaction, the lawfulness of the transaction structure, tax burden, transaction costs, and other factors

Legal due diligence

  • Performing legal due diligence in light of the unique characteristics of the industry

Negotiations & agreement

  • Drafting and reviewing LOIs, MOUs, and contracts
  • Participating in and supporting negotiations in a client-centric manner

M&A closing support

  • Assisting clients in obtaining various government licenses/permits, such as drafting business combination reports
  • Advising clients on satisfying the conditions to closing
  • Reviewing and applying various laws and rules on closing, including foreign exchange regulations
  • Advising on all procedures related to closing, such as the completion of corporate internal approval procedures, and assisting in drafting the required documents

Post-merger integration support

  • Assisting and representing clients in various filing, registration, and other procedures with respect to foreign investment-related agencies
  • Advising clients on various issues that arise in the course of integration, such as a change in governance, reorganization, and the establishment/amendment of internal regulations

Representative Cases

Domestic stock/business/asset assignment deals

  • Advised Korean Air on its Asiana Airlines acquisition deal
  • Advised SK ecoplant on its SK TNS sale deal
  • Advised Dongbu Corporation Consortium on its Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction acquisition deal
  • Advised Korean Air on the sale of its inflight catering and duty-free business to Hahn & Company PE
  • Advised SKS PE/Mirae Asset Venture Investment on its Wavve investment deal
  • Advised UAMCO on its STX O&S acquisition deal
  • Advised SKS PE/Kiwoom Investment on their One Store investment deal
  • Advised Bain Capital on its Hugel sale deal
  • Advised Eugene Asset Management on its Joonggonara acquisition deal
  • Advised Kolon on its Kolon Environment & Energy sale deal
  • Advised Hanwha Asset Management/Hanwha Investment & Securities on their Yanolja investment deal
  • Advised KTB PE on its PEM Korea sale deal
  • Advised ACE PE on its Daeho Technology Korea sale deal
  • Advised EastBridge PEF and Goldman Sachs on their Happycall acquisition deal
  • Advised CJ E&M on its entertainment company acquisition deal
  • Advised SC PE on its sale of five companies, including Sunwoo MT
  • Advised Hyundai Autron and Hyundai Kefico on their PT electric control business transfer deal
  • Advised LG Micron and LS Mtron on their business transfer deal

Cross-border deals

  • Advised Taiwan-based Uni-President Enterprises Corporation on its Woongjin Foods acquisition deal
  • Advised GS Retail on its Thrive Market Inc. investment deal
  • Advised Shinhan Card on its Prudential Vietnam Finance Company Ltd. acquisition deal
  • Advised Cha Healthcare on its Australian medical center acquisition deal
  • Advised DUAL on its Borgstena Group Sweden AB share acquisition deal
  • Advised POSCO Canada on its Li3 Energy investment deal
  • Advised Cha Healthcare on its Singapore Medical Group acquisition deal
  • Advised Hyundai Engineering on its sale of Phnom Penh Tower in Cambodia
  • Advised LG Chem on its Schott AG asset assignment deal
  • Advised KTB Network on its Grofers International Pte Ltd. investment deal in India
  • Advised Korea Investment Management on its Hung Viet Fund Management JSC acquisition deal in Vietnam
  • Advised NH Bank on its Samic MFI PLC acquisition deal
  • Advised Clearwater Capital Partners on its AERIX sale deal to Keystone PE
  • Advised STX Heavy Industries on its Harakosan Europe B.V. acquisition deal
  • Advised Netmarble on its entry to the Vietnamese market

Key Contacts