Seungwan Chae

  • Senior CPA
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Seungwan Chae is a certified public accountant specializing in international tax. Mr. Chae started his career at the International Tax & Legal Service of Samil Pricewaterhouse Coopers in 2000, and has been working at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC since 2005. Based on his extensive practical experience and understanding, he advises on a broad range of areas including overseas investment by domestic institutional investors, out-bound investment of domestic companies, in-bound investment by foreign investors, tax matters for foreign-invested companies, foreign corporations and non-residents, and cross-border transactions. He earned his B.S. in Applied Statistics from Yonsei University, and M.S. in Taxation from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He passed the KICPA Examination in 2000 and passed the CPA Examination in the State of California in 2010.

Representative Experience

2005-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
2000-2005 International Tax & Legal Service, Samil Pricewaterhouse Coopers
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2018-Present Member, International Tax Specialist Group
2014-2018 External Member, Fund Management Committee and Blind Fund Selection Committee, Korea Scientists & Engineers Mutual Aid Association
2010-2014 Panel, The Financial Industry Tax Interests Committee of Korea Tax Seminar

Representative Matters

Advised on the establishment of and investment in an infrastructure investment fund by Hana Financial Investment, Shinhan Alternative Investment Management and Carlyle Group
Advised Hana Financial Investment and PineStreet Asset Management on their investment in a data center in North America
Advised on the purchase of the Crystal Park building in Paris, France through a fund established by Mastern Investment Management
Advised on the purchase of Amazon's logistics center in Germany through a fund established by Shinhan Alternative Investment Management
Advised on the equity investment in Gatwick Airport in London, U.K. through a fund established by Truston Asset Management


2010 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (M.S.)
2000 Yonsei University (B.S.)

Selected Activities

Lecturer, Lecture on Tax Issues of PEF, Korea Fixed Income Research Institute, (2010-2014)
Chambers Asia-Pacific - Leading Individual (2019-2024)


2002 Korea

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