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Cheolhyo Ahn

Cheolhyo Ahn

Foreign Attorney

US attorney Cheolhyo Ahn is with the Corporate Practice Team at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC. He joined the firm in 2015 and his main practice areas involve acquisition by Korean companies of foreign businesses, investment in or incorporation of joint ventures. In addition to this, he has been providing legal advice for foreign companies with respect to investment, incorporation of joint ventures and acquisition of business related license in Korea. He obtained a B.A. in Economics from Seoul National University (1990), M.B.A. from Michigan University School of Business (1994) and J.D. from Emory University School of Law (1998). Before joining Bae, Kim & Lee LLC, he worked at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP in New York (1999-2005), Yulchon LLC in Seoul (2005-2007, 2008-2015) and Legal Team of Yahoo Korea and Overture Korea (2007-2008).
  • Experience List
    Apr. 2015- presentBae, Kim & Lee LLC
    Oct. 2008-Apr. 2015Yulchon LLC
    Apr. 2007-Sep. 2008Yahoo Korea and Overture Korea
    Apr. 2005-Apr. 2007Yulchon LLC
    Apr. 1999-Mar. 2005Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Representative Matters
  • Advised POSCO Daewoo consortium on Myanmar hotel project
    Advised KB Securities on its acquisition of Vietnamese securities company
    Advised CJ Cheiljedang on its acquisition of two Vietnamese food companies
    Advised on IMM Investment's acquisition of a Korean waste processing company
    Advised Dominus Investment and Daemyoung Corporation on their acquisition of the hotel/resort business in Indonesia
    Advised Yuhan Corporation on its acquisition of an NASDAQ-listed company
    Advised Hanwha Solution on the establishment of a joint venture company with Sinolending in Singapore for fintech business
    Advised Dongwon Group on its acquisition of two Vietnamese packaging companies
    Advised LG Display on its Vietnam investment project
    Advised Hanwha Engineering & Construction on its multiple complex construction project in Myanmar
  • Education List
    Feb. 1998Emory University School of Law (J.D.)
    Feb. 1994Michigan University School of Business (MBA)
    Feb. 1990Seoul National University (B.A. in Economics)
  • Qualifications List
    1999Passed New York State Bar Exam
  • New York State Bar