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Welcome to the ALB Korea Law Awards 2016!
 
Date:        Thursday, November 17th, 2016
Time:        6:30 pm sharp, cocktail
Venue:     Grand Hyatt Seoul - Regency Room
                 322 Sowol-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
             
Asian Legal Business is proud to present the fourth annual ALB Korea Law Awards 2016! Join us as we recognize and celebrate the top legal talent in Korea and around the region; the awards will pay tribute to the outstanding performance of both private practitioners and in-house teams and individuals.
 
The awards ceremony and cocktail reception will take place on November 17th. It will be a black-tie celebration filled with distinguished entertainment and a night of networking with leaders from the legal and business community in Korea. 
 
The Korea Law Awards offers the best platform for showcasing your firm or team's top work from the past year... don't miss it! 

 

JOIN THE NOMINATIONS NOW.

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 GUEST OF HONOR

 


Henry Shyn

Vice-Chair, International Bar Association
General Counsel, GE Korea

In 2011, Henry joined GE Korea and is currently General Counsel responsible for coordinating the legal and compliance function for GE in Korea.  He develops the strategy, sets the priorities, and executes on any required action for the legal and compliance functions and organizations, working closely with the GE businesses leaders and General Counsels. 

In addition to his General Counsel role for GE Korea, Henry recently became General Counsel for GE Power Korea supporting Korean EPC power projects worldwide.

Henry currently serves as an arbitrator for the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board and as an advisor to the Korean Bar Association (international affairs).  He is also Vice Chair of Corporate Counsel Forum, International Bar Association. 

 

 

CATEGORIES

 

Deal Categories

 

1. Debt Market Deal of the Year (Midsize)

2. Debt Market Deal of the Year (Premium) 

3. Equity Market Deal of the Year 

4. M&A Deal of the Year (Midsize)

5. M&A Deal of the Year (Premium)

6. Real Estate Deal of the Year

7. Dealmaker of the Year

8. Korea Deal of the Year

 

Firm Categories

 

1. Banking and Financial Services Law Firm of the Year

2. Boutique Law Firm of the Year

3. Construction and Real Estate Law Firm of the Year

4. Deal Firm of the Year

5. Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year

6. International Arbitration Law Firm of the Year

7. Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year

8. Litigation Law Firm of the Year

9. Overseas Practice Law Firm of the Year

10. Private Equity Law Firm of the Year

11. Shipping Law Firm of the Year

12. Tax and Trusts Law Firm of the Year 

13. Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year

14. International Law Firm of the Year

15. Managing Partner of the Year

16. Korea Law Firm of the Year

 

In-House Categories

 

1. Banking and Financial Services In-House Team of the Year

2. Construction and Real Estate In-House Team of the Year

3. Technology, Media and Telecommunications In-House Team of the Year

4. Manufacturing In-House Team of the Year

5. Korea In-House Lawyer of the Year

6. Kim & Chang Award Korea In-House Team of the Year

 

 

 NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN.

 (Submission deadline extended - please contact yvonne.lau@thomsonreuters.com or call +852 2843 6547 for further details)

To download the nomination form for DEAL CATEGORIES, please click here.

To download the nomination form for FIRM CATEGORIES, please click here.

 To download the nomination form for IN-HOUSE CATEGORIES, please click here.

 

 

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY SUMMARY

Please click here to download the methodology PDF.
The Korean-language version can be found here.

 

 

SHORTLIST OF FINALISTS 
*(Please note this is a preliminary list. The final shortlist will be disclosed by the end of October 2016).

FIRM CATEGORIES

Banking and Financial Services Law Firm of the Year
Bae, Kim & Lee
Kim & Chang
Lee & Ko
Shin & Kim
Yoon & Yang
Yulchon

Boutique Law Firm of the Year
Cohen & Gresser
Minwho Law Firm
Sigong Law 

Construction and Real Estate Law Firm of the Year
Bae, Kim & Lee
Kim & Chang
Lee & Ko
Lee International IP & Law Group
Shin & Kim
Yoon & Yang
Yulchon

Deal Firm of the Year
Bae, Kim & Lee
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Herbert Smith Freehills
Kim & Chang
Ropes & Gray
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Yoon & Yang
Yulchon

Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year
Bae, Kim & Lee
Covington & Burling
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner
Kim & Chang
Lee & Ko
Lee International IP & Law Group
Minwho Law Firm
O’Melveny & Myers
Ropes & Gray
Shin & Kim
Yoon & Yang
Yulchon

International Arbitration Law Firm of the Year
Bae, Kim & Lee
Clifford Chance
DLA Piper
DR & AJU
Herbert Smith Freehills
Kim & Chang
Lee & Ko
Shin & Kim
Yoon & Yang
Yulchon

International Law Firm of the Year
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Clifford Chance
Covington & Burling
DLA Piper
Herbert Smith Freehills
Kobre & Kim
Linklaters
Ropes & Gray
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year
Bae, Kim & Lee
Kim & Chang
Lee & Ko
Shin & Kim
Yoon & Yang
Yulchon

Litigation Law Firm of the Year
Bae, Kim & Lee
Cohen & Gresser
Covington & Burling
Herbert Smith Freehills
Kim & Chang
Lee & Ko
Shin & Kim
Yoon & Yang
Yulchon

Overseas Practice Law Firm of the Year
Bae, Kim & Lee
Lee & Ko
Shin & Kim
Yoon & Yang
Yulchon

Private Equity Law Firm of the Year
Bae, Kim & Lee
Kim & Chang
Ropes & Gray
Shin & Kim
Yulchon 

Shipping Law Firm of the Year
Bae, Kim & Lee
Kim & Chang
Lee & Ko
Yulchon 

Tax and Trusts Law Firm of the Year
Bae, Kim & Lee
Kim & Chang
Lee & Ko
Shin & Kim
Yoon & Yang
Yulchon

Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year
Bae, Kim & Lee
Cohen & Gresser
Herbert Smith Freehills
Kim & Chang
Lee & Ko
Shin & Kim
Yoon & Yang
Yulchon

Managing Partner of the Year
Sung Jin Kim – Bae, Kim & Lee
William Park – Covington & Burling
Daniel Lee – DLA Piper
Kye Sung Chung – Kim & Chang
Jong Han Kim – Paul Hastings
William Kim – Ropes & Gray
Sai Ree Yun – Yulchon 

Dealmaker of the Year
Ri Bong Han – Bae, Kim & Lee
Jong Koo Park – Kim & Chang
Sang Gon Kim – Lee & Ko
Youngjin Sohn – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Sung Jin Kim – Yoon & Yang
Jin Kook Lee – Yulchon 

Korea Law Firm of the Year (finalists to be announced at the awards ceremony on November 17th)

 

IN-HOUSE CATEGORIES

Banking and Financial Services In-House Team of the Year
Goldman Sachs Korea
Morgan Stanley Seoul
PCA Life Insurance Korea

Construction and Real Estate In-House Team of the Year
Hyundai Heavy Industries
Samsung C&T

Manufacturing In-House Team of the Year
Dow Chemical
GM Korea
KCC Corporation
SeAH Holdings

Technology, Media and Telecommunications In-House Team of the Year
Cheil Worldwide
eBay Korea
IBM Korea
Oracle Korea
Yello Mobile

Korea In-House Lawyer of the Year
Daniel Kim – Deutsche Securities Korea
Chan Woo Sung – Diageo Korea
Nicklaus Han – Hankook Ropeway
Ji-Hyun Cho – Hanmi Pharm
Junhee Kim – Hyundai Heavy Industries
Steve Baik – GE Korea
Wankeun Lee – KCC Corporation
Jungmin An – Morgan Stanley Seoul
Ji-Eun Lee – PCA Life Insurance Korea
Jungwoo Chang – Yello Mobile

Kim & Chang Award Korea In-House Team of the Year
Cheil Worldwide
Dow Chemical
eBay Korea
GM Korea
Goldman Sachs Korea
Hyundai Heavy Industries
IBM Korea
KCC Corporation
Morgan Stanley Seoul
Oracle Korea
PCA Life Insurance Korea
Samsung C&T 
SeAH Holdings
Yello Mobile

 

DEAL CATEGORIES 

DEBT MARKET DEAL OF THE YEAR (MIDSIZE) 

Project Financing for Jangmoon Gas-fired Combined Cycle Power Plant Project 
Law Firms: 
Bae, Kim & Lee; Lee & Ko

Sale of Hyundai Merchant Marine Tanker Business
Law Firms: Bae, Kim & Lee; Kim & Chang 
Banks: Deloitte Anjin; Samjong KPMG 

Korea's Offshore RMB "Panda Bond Offering" 
Law Firms: 
Bae, Kim & Lee; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Global Law Office; Kim & Chang; King & Wood Mallesons; Linklaters 

Project Financing of the Gulpur Hydropower Project in Pakistan 
Law Firms: 
Bae, Kim & Lee; Kabraji & Talibuddin; RIAA Law; Shearman & Sterling 
Banks: Asian Development Bank; Export-Import Bank of Korea 

Woori Bank's Tier 1 Subordinated Notes Offering 
Law Firms: 
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Kim & Chang 

Hyundai Heavy Industries' Offering of Zero Coupon Guaranteed Exchangeable Bonds 
Law Firms: 
Clifford Chance; Lee & Ko; Linklaters; Shin & Kim; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Yulchon 
Accounting Firms: Samjong KPMG 

Harvest Operations' Offer to Exchange Outstanding Senior Notes for Guaranteed Notes Guaranteed by Korea National Oil 
Law Firms: 
Cahill Gordon & Reindel; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Kim & Chang; Lee & Ko 

Financing for Hahn & Company for Acquisition of Ssangyong Cement 
Law Firms: 
Kim & Chang; Lee & Ko 

Busan New Port Container Terminal 2-4 Phase Project Financing 
Law Firms: 
Kim & Chang; Lee & Ko 

Citigroup Global Markets' Issuance of Guaranteed Senior Capital Securities Issued by Doosan Power Systems S.A. Guaranteed by the Export-Import Bank of Korea 
Law Firms: 
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Kim & Chang; Linklaters

Kakao's Exchangeable Bond Guaranteed by Kookmin Bank 
Law Firms:
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Kim & Chang; Paul Hastings; Shin & Kim

Shinhan Bank Tier II Subordinated Notes 
Law Firms:
 Shin & Kim; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 

Korea Gas Corporation's Notes Offering 
Law Firms:
 Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Lee & Ko; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Kia Motors Corporation's Notes Offering 
Law Firms:
 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Yulchon
Accounting Firms: Samjong KPMG 

Dongbu Farm Hannong's ABLs 
Law Firms:
 Yoon & Yang

KEXIM's Issuance of JPY Notes 
Law Firms:
 Yulchon

Korean Airlines' Senior Capital Securities 
Law Firms:
 Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 

Kb Kookmin Bank - Covered Bond Programme 
Law Firms:
 Shin & Kim 

DEBT MARKET DEAL OF THE YEAR (PREMIUM)

Sale of Homeplus by Tesco PLC 
Law Firms:
 Bae, Kim & Lee; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Kim & Chang; Paul Hastings; Ropes & Gray; Yulchon 
Banks: Barclays; Citi; Deutsche Bank AG; HSBC 
Accounting Firms: Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC); KPMG 

Sale of Halla Visteon Climate Control by Visteon 
Law Firms:
 Bae, Kim & Lee; Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Kim & Chang; Lee & Ko; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Weil, Gotshal & Manges 
Accounting Firms: Deloitte Anjin 

The Export-Import Bank of Korea's Triple Tranche Notes Offering 
Law Firms:
 Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Shin & Kim

KEXIM ECP Program 2015 Update 
Law Firms:
 Clifford Chance

GTMN Update and Takedown by Hyundai Capital Services 
Law Firms:
 Clifford Chance; Shin & Kim

Dongducheon LNG Combined Cycle Power Plant Refinancing Project 
Law Firms:
Kim & Chang; Lee & Ko
Accounting Firms: Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 

Incheon International Airport Railroad Private Participation Refinancing Project 
Law Firms:
 Bae, Kim & Lee; Lee & Ko; Sechang & Co; Seju Law Office 
Accounting Firms: Junghyun; Saegil; Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 

Industrial Bank of Korea's Notes Annual Update Pursuant to Global Medium Term Note Programme 
Law Firms:
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Yoon & Yang 

KEB Hana Bank in the Establishment of Global Medium Term Note Programme 
Law Firms:
 Ashurst; Herbert Smith Freehills; Mayer Brown JSM; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Yulchon 

EQUITY MARKET DEAL OF THE  YEAR

Listing of LIG NEX1 Co. on the KOSPI 
Law Firms:
 Bae, Kim & Lee 
Accounting Firms: Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 

Listing of Innocean Worldwide, Inc. on the KOSPI 
Law Firms:
 Bae, Kim & Lee; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Kim & Chang; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Accounting Firms: Deloitte Anjin; Ernst & Young Han Young 

Rights Offering by Samsung Engineering 
Law Firms:
 Bae, Kim & Lee 
Accounting Firms: Deloitte Anjin

LINE Corporation's IPO 
Law Firms:
 Anderson Mori & Tomotsune; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Nishimura & Asahi; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 

Mirae Asset Life Insurance's IPO 
Law Firms:
 Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Kim & Chang; Shin & Kim 
Accounting Firms: Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 

M&A DEAL OF THE YEAR (MIDSIZE)

Sale of 19.47% Stake in LIG Insurance 
Law Firms:
 Bae, Kim & Lee; Kim & Chang
Banks: Deutsche Bank AG 
Accounting Firms: Deloitte Anjin; Samjong KPMG 

Sale of 57.95% Equity in KUMHO Industrial Co. 
Law Firms:
 Bae, Kim & Lee; Kim & Chang
Banks: Credit Suisse
Accounting Firms: Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Acquisition of Majority Stake in Tailim Packaging Industrial Co. and Dong Il Paper MFG Co. 
Law Firms:
 Bae, Kim & Lee; Lee & Ko
Accounting Firms: Deloite Anjin

Acquisition of Tongyang Cement & Energy by Sampyo 
Law Firms:
 Kim & Chang; Lee & Ko; Shin & Kim 

Sale of Doosan DST 
Law Firms:
 Kim & Chang; Yulchon

Acquisition of Dongbu Farm Hannong Co. by LG Chem Ltd. 
Law Firms:
 Lee & Ko; Shin & Kim 
Banks: Credit Suisse; Korea Development Bank; Nomura Financial Investment Korea
Accounting Firms: Samjong KPMG 

Hahn & Co.'s Acquisition of Ssangyong Cement Industrial 
Law Firms:
 Lee & Ko; Shin & Kim 

Acquisition of MARS Entertainment 
Law Firms:
 Kim & Chang; Shin & Kim

Ildong Pharmaceutical's Conversion to a Holding Company and Spin-Off 
Law Firms:
 Yoon & Yang 
Accounting Firms: Samjong KPMG 

MBO Deal of Lafarge Halla Cement on Behalf of Baring Private Equity Asia and Glenwood Private Equity 
Law Firms:
 Kim & Chang; Linklaters; White & Case; Yulchon 

Bain Capital's Acquisition of Carver Korea 
Law Firms:
 Kim & Chang; Kirkland & Ellis; Lee & Ko; Maples & Calder; Matheson; Ropes & Gray
Accounting Firms: Samjong KPMG 

M&A DEAL OF THE YEAR (PREMIUM)

MBK Partners' Acquisition of Homeplus from Tesco PLC 
Law Firms:
 Bae, Kim & Lee; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Kim & Chang; Paul Hastings; Ropes & Gray, Yulchon
Banks: Barclays; Citi; Deutsche Bank AG; HSBC
Accounting Firms: Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC); KPMG 

Sale of Halla Visteon Climate Control 
Law Firms:
 Bae, Kim & Lee; Gibson Dunn, & Crutcher; Kim & Chang; Lee & Ko; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Accounting Firms: Deloitte Anjin 

Lotte Group's Acquisition of Samsung Group's Chemical Businesses 
Law Firms:
 Bae, Kim & Lee; Lee & Ko
Accounting Firms: Deloitte Anjin; Ernst & Young 

Merger Between KEB and Hana Bank 
Law Firms:
 Bae, Kim & Lee; Kim & Chang

Sale of a Minority Stake in POSCO Engineering & Construction to Public Investment Fund 
Law Firms:
 Bae, Kim & Lee; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Clifford Chance; Kim & Chang; Yulchon 

Samsung C&T's Merger with Cheil Industries 
Law Firms:
 Kim & Chang

KB Financial Group's Acquisition of Hyundai Securities Co. 
Law Firms:
 Allen & Gledhill; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; JunHe; Kim & Chang; Lee & Ko; Mayer Brown JSM

Business Transfer Agreement with Respect to Contemplated Sale of Doosan Infracore's Machine Tool Business to MBK Partners 
Law Firms:
 Kim & Chang

Sale of Daewoo Securities Shares and KDB Asset Management 
Law Firms:
 Lee & Ko; Yulchon 
Banks: Credit Suisse Seoul 
Accounting Firms: Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC); Deloitte Anjin 

Sale of Pan-Ocean Ltd.
Law Firms:
 Bae, Kim & Lee; Shin & Kim 

Acquisition of Loen Entertainment 
Law Firms:
 Bae, Kim & Lee; Shin & Kim 

SKC's JV Project with Mitsui Chemicals 
Law Firms: Kim & Chang; Nishimura & Asahi; TMI Associates; Yoon & Yang 
Accounting Firms: Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)

Hotel Shilla Duty Free Partnership
Law Firms: Paul Hastings

REAL ESTATE DEAL OF THE YEAR

Sale of Homeplus by Tesco PLC 
Law Firms: Bae, Kim & Lee; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Kim & Chang; Paul Hastings; Ropes & Gray, Yulchon
Banks: Barclays; Citi; Deutsche Bank AG; HSBC
Accounting Firms: Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC); KPMG 

Investment of a Four Seasons Hotel in a Major Business District in Seoul 
Law Firms: Bae, Kim & Lee; Kim & Chang; Lee & Ko; Mayer Brown JSM 

Agreements for Microsoft's Data Center Establishment 
Law Firms: Bae, Kim & Lee; Lee & Ko

Acquisition of M-Plaza 
Law Firms: Kim & Chang

Acquisition of Jongno Tower 
Law Firms: Kim & Chang

Development of Government-Sponsored Rental Housing through REITs 
Law Firms: Kim & Chang

Acquisition of So Ouest Building in France 
Law Firms: Ashurst (France); Elvinger Hoss Pruseen (Luxembourg); Lee & Ko 
Banks: Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale (Dekabank); Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen Girozentrale (Helaba)

Accounting Firms: PwC 

Purhcase of IZD Tower
Law Firms: Doralt Seist Csoklich Rechtsanwalts-Partnerschaft; Lee & Ko
Banks: Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation; Korea Development Bank; Shinhan Financial Group; Shinhan Life Insurance; Woori Bank 

Accounting Firms: KPMG 

Jongro Place Building Sale and Purchase Transaction 
Law Firms: Lee & Ko; Shin & Kim 
Banks: KB Insurance; Lotte Non-Life Insurance; Mirae Asset Life Insurance; National Agricultural Cooperation Federation; Nonghyup Life Insurance 

Accounting Firms: KPMG 

Acquisition of a Complex Building 
Law Firms: Shin & Kim

Incheon Dowha-dong Development REIT 
Law Firms: Shin & Kim

Disposal of Lotte Mart 
Law Firms: Shin & Kim

Yeongjong New Town REITS 
Law Firms: Yoon & Yang

Mirae Asset Global Investments' Investments in Germany 
Law Firms: Yulchon 

KOREA DEAL OF THE YEAR (finalists to be announced at the awards ceremony on November 17th) 

 

*COMPLETENESS OF INFORMATION – BANKS, ACCOUNTANTS AND LEGAL ADVISERS: Please note that the inclusion of banks, accounting firms and legal advisors in the abovementioned transactions essentially reflects the information provided by nominating organisations. Therefore, any omission of a party involved in any of these transactions should not be taken as a commentary on the role assumed by the omitted party. For any missing or improperly listed parties, please email yvonne.lau@thomsonreuters.com 

 

 

 

ALB Korea Law Awards 2016 – Winners List

 

FIRM CATEGORIES

 

Banking and Financial Services Law Firm of the Year

Lee & Ko

 

Boutique Law Firm of the Year

Minwho Law Firm

 

Construction and Real Estate Law Firm of the Year

Lee & Ko

 

Deal Firm of the Year

Bae, Kim & Lee

 

Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year

Bae, Kim & Lee

           

International Arbitration Law Firm of the Year

Kim & Chang

 

Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year

Kim & Chang

 

Litigation Law Firm of the Year

Bae, Kim & Lee

Overseas Practice Law Firm of the Year

Yulchon

 

Private Equity Law Firm of the Year

Shin & Kim

 

Shipping Law Firm of the Year

Kim & Chang

 

Tax and Trusts Law Firm of the Year 

Kim & Chang

 

Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year

Kim & Chang

 

International Law Firm of the Year

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

 

Managing Partner of the Year

Kye Sung Chung – Kim & Chang

 

Korea Law Firm of the Year

Kim & Chang



 

IN-HOUSE CATEGORIES

Banking and Financial Services In-House Team of the Year

Goldman Sachs Korea

 

Construction and Real Estate In-House Team of the Year

Hyundai Heavy Industries

 

Technology, Media and Telecommunications In-House Team of the Year

IBM Korea

 

Manufacturing In-House Team of the Year

KCC Corporation

 

Korea In-House Lawyer of the Year

Steve Baik – GE Korea

 

Kim & Chang Award Korea In-House Team of the Year

KCC Corporation 

 

DEAL CATEGORIES 

Debt Market Deal of the Year (Midsize)

Korea’s Offshore RMB “Panda Bond Offering

Law Firms: Bae, Kim & Lee; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Global Law Office; Kim & Chang; King & Wood Mallesons; Linklaters 

 

Debt Market Deal of the Year (Premium) 

Incheon International Airport Railroad Private Participation Refinancing Project

Law Firms: Bae, Kim & Lee; Lee & Ko; Sechang & Co; Seju Law Office 
Accounting Firms: Junghyun; Saegil; Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 

 

Equity Market Deal of the Year 

Mirae Asset Life Insurance’s IPO

Law Firms: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Kim & Chang; Linklaters; Shin & Kim 
Accounting Firms: Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 

 

M&A Deal of the Year (Midsize)

Sale of 57.95% Equity in KUMHO Industrial Co.

Law Firms: Bae, Kim & Lee; Kim & Chang

Banks: Credit Suisse

Accounting Firms: Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)  

 

M&A Deal of the Year (Premium) – TIED

1)    MBK Partners’ Acquisition of Homeplus from Tesco PLC

Law Firms: Bae, Kim & Lee; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Kim & Chang; Paul Hastings; Ropes & Gray; Yulchon

Banks: Barclays; Citi; Deutsche Bank AG; HSBC

Accounting Firms: Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC); KPMG

2)    Merger between KEB and Hana Bank

Law Firms: Bae, Kim & Lee; Kim & Chang

 

Real Estate Deal of the Year

Incheon Dowha-dong Develompent REIT

Law Firms: Shin & Kim

 

Dealmaker of the Year

Ri Bong Han – Bae, Kim & Lee

 

Korea Deal of the Year

MBK Partners’ Acquisition of Homeplus from Tesco PLC

Law Firms: Bae, Kim & Lee; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Kim & Chang; Paul Hastings; Ropes & Gray; Yulchon

Banks: Barclays; Citi; Deutsche Bank AG; HSBC

Accounting Firms: Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC); KPMG

 

 

 

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