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David Sung Jin AHN

David Sung Jin AHN

Foreign Attorney

David’s practice area is evenly spread across asset management and collective investment, regulatory affairs, project and acquisition finance, and real estate finance. His prior experience as in-house counsel at global asset management firms and other financial institutions equips him with strong judgment and insight into commercial issues and adds depth and breadth to the practice areas in which he works. He is also well-versed in tax, having worked as tax consultant for many years in Australia, where he was admitted as solicitor in 2001. Re-joining the firm in 2016, he brings with him more than 15 years of financial industries experience in and outside of Korea.
  • Experience List
    2016-PresentBae, Kim & Lee, LLC
    2015-2016Allianz Global Investors Korea Ltd
    2012-2015Bae, Kim & Lee, LLC
    2007-2012UBS Hana Asset Management Co., Ltd
    2004-2007Macquarie Securities Korea Limited
    2004-2004Deutsche Bank Seoul Branch
    2003-2004KPMG Australia
    2000-2003BDO Chartered Accountants and Advisers Australia
Representative Matters
  • PAG fund refinancing of non-performing loan on a resort in Euijung-bu, Korea (“Island Castle”) (2017)
    PAG fund acquisition of beneficial interests in a commercial real estate in special situation in Seoul, Korea (“Sisun Baroseum Building”) (2017)
    Samsung SRA fund acquisition of a commercial real estate in Brisbane, Australia (“Greensquare”) (2017)
    Samsung SRA fund acquisition of a commercial real estate in Frankfurt, Germany (“Silvertower”) (2015)
    AXA investment as LP in a Korean Venture Capital Fund managed by Premier Partners LLC (2014)
    CBRE fund acquisition of a commercial real estate in Chicago, U.S. (2013)
    PSP acquisition of an indirect stake (as LP of a PEF managed by MBK Partners Limited) in ING Life Insurance (2014)
    Reorient Group acquisition of a major stake in EQ Partners Limited Co. Ltd. (2013)
    Baring/MassMutual acquisition of SEI Asset Korea Limited (2013)
  • Education List
    2004The University of Sydney (LL.M.)
    2000The University of Sydney (LL.B.,)
    1997The University of Sydney (B.COM.)
  • Qualifications List
    2001Admitted as Solicitor in New South Wales, Australia