Bo Yong Ahn > Kim & Chang > Seoul, South Korea > Lawyer Profile

Kim & Chang
SEOUL 03170
South Korea
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Work Department

Mergers & Acquisitions; Financing; Corporate Governance & Shareholder Disputes; Foreign Direct Investment; Capital Markets; Finance; Banking; Structured Finance; Insolvency & Restructuring; Private Equity; Fintech & IT Compliance; International Practice; Ship Finance; Aircraft Finance; Project Finance


Bo Yong Ahn is an attorney in Kim & Chang’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice and is also a member of the Corporate Governance, Private Equity, Capital Markets, Acquisition Finance, Banking, Derivatives, and Insolvency & Restructuring Practices.

Mr. Ahn has practiced in a wide range of areas in corporate and finance law. He has extensive experience in various corporate and finance transactions such as M&A, acquisition financing, corporate finance and derivatives transactions. He advises on various issues in securities laws and insolvency laws.

He works closely with investment banks, private equity funds, securities companies and many other international and domestic clients in the financial industry. He also advises corporations in various industries in connection with their M&A and financing needs.


Korean and English


Admitted to bar, Korea, 1996; New York, 2008


Harvard Law School (LL.M., 2005)
Judicial Research and Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Korea (1996)
College of Law, Seoul National University (LL.B., 1994)

Lawyer Rankings

South Korea > Corporate and M&A: local firms

Kyung Taek Jung leads Kim & Chang‘s first-rate corporate and M&A team, which distinguishes itself in headline deals at the premium end of the market. Equally highly regarded by Korean and international clients, its recent work included Yun Goo KwonYunbak ChungYoungjin Jung and others advising Hyundai Heavy Industries on its circa KRW2.09tn takeover bid for Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. Also notable is that, in 2018, a group led by Sookyung Lee and Byung Min Choi acted for a consortium comprising of Macquarie Korea Opportunities Management and SK Telecom on its $2.64bn acquisition of ADT Caps from Carlyle Group. Jong-Koo Park has a track record in market-shaping M&A and private equity transactions which date back to the late 1990s. Young Man HuhBo Yong AhnYoung Jay RoJoon KimJong Hyun Park and Teo Kim are among many other standout names in the team.