Mieun Roh

  • Partner
  • T. +82-2-3404-0656
  • F. +82-2-3404-7307
  • E. mieun.roh@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Mieun Roh is a partner at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC. Ms. Roh's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, compliance issues relating to financial institution, private equity funds and capital market transactions including IPO. Since joining BKL in 2002, she has developed her career as an M&A and capital markets lawyer and provided expert advice to leading domestic and foreign companies and private equity funds. In particular, having handled high-profile cases involving large scale M&A deals, IPOs and GDR offerings, she gained a wealth of knowledge, experience and skills in her practice area.

Ms. Roh earned an LL.M. degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 2009 and was admitted to the bar of New York. She was subsequently seconded to the Hong Kong office of Linklaters, an internationally reputable British law firm, where she developed a global mindset and experience. She is also ranked as a leading individual by Legal 500 and highly regarded by Chambers and IFLR, while she currently serves as member of the Listing & Disclosure Committee under the KOSDAQ Market Division of the Korea Exchange.

Representative Experience

2009-2010 Linklaters LLP, Hong Kong
2002-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
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2022-Present Civilian Member, Steering Committee, Pension Fund Investment Pool, Ministry of Economy and Finance
2018-2022 Member, KOSDAQ Market Disclosure Committee, Korea Exchange
2018-2020 Member, KOSDAQ Listing System Improvement Council, Korea Exchange
2015-2018 Legal Advisor, Fund Division, National Pension Service

Representative Matters

Advised Shinhan Financial Group on the merger of OrangeLife Insurance and Shinhan Life Insurance
Advised Shinhan Financial Group on establishment of SI fund
Advised Fubon Life Insurance on the acquisition of equity in Hyundai Card and in Woori Bank and the acquisition of Fubon Hyundai Life
Advised Shinhan Financial Group on the acquisition of equity in Asia Trust and on LF Corporation's acquisition of Koramco Reits Management and Trust
Advised LIG Group on its sale of LIG Insurance to KB Financial Group
Advised Shinhan Financial Group on the merger of OrangeLife Insurance and Shinhan Life Insurance
Advised Shinhan Financial Group on establishment of SI fund
Advised Fubon Life Insurance on the acquisition of equity in Hyundai Card and in Woori Bank and the acquisition of Fubon Hyundai Life
Advised Shinhan Financial Group on the acquisition of equity in Asia Trust and on LF Corporation's acquisition of Koramco Reits Management and Trust
Advised LIG Group on its sale of LIG Insurance to KB Financial Group
Advised DGB Financial Group on its acquisition of equity interest in Hi Investment & Securities, Woori Aviva Life Insurance and LS Asset Management
Advised Kyochon F&B, Vuno, LET, M2I Corporation, Hyundai Energy Solutions, Samsung BioLogics, Jin Air, Samsung Everland, Hi-Mart, CJ Hellovision, Sejin Heavy Industries, Hyundai Rotem, Celltrion Healthcare, MedPacto, BBC, Drgem, VIOL, CTK Cosmetics, DoubleU Games, Interpark INT, Echo Marketing and NDFOS regarding their listing on the KOSPI Market Division of the Korea Exchange
Advised Fubon Life Insurance on its JV of equity interest in Hyundai Life Insurance
Advised Vogo Investment Group on its sale of equity interest in TongYang Life Insurance to Anbang Financial Group.
Advised Shinhan Financial Group on its acquisition of equity interest in LG Card and the integration between LG Card and Shinhan Card (business transfer)
Advised Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation (KDIC) on its recapitalization of, and sales of equity interest in, Korea Investment Trust, Daehan Investment Trust and their subsidiaries
Advised Vogo Capital on its acquisition of equity interest in BurgerKing
Advised Affinity Equity Partners on its acquisition of equity interest in Hi-Mart
Advised Affinity Equity Partners on its acquisition of equity interest in The Face Shop
Advised Standard Chartered Private Equity on its acquisition of equity interest in Smoothie King Korea
Advised Shinhan PEF, Daishin-Heungkuk PEF and KB Investment Trust on their acquisition of equity interest in SK E&C
Advised Hana Financial Group in its acquisition of equity interest on Ace Savings Bank and Jeil Savings Bank II through P&A
Advised Celltrion Healthcare, Cherry Bro, DRGEM Corporation, ViOL, CTK Cosmetics, Doubleu Games, Interpark INT, Echo Marketing and NDFOS regarding their listing on the KOSDAQ Market Division of the Korea Exchange
Advised Kakao, Hanwha, OCI regarding the issuance of GDR listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange
Advised Gmarket regarding the issuance of ADR listed on NASDAQ

Education

2009 Georgetown University Law Center (Securities, LL.M.)
2002 Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of Korea
1997 Yonsei University (LL.B.)

Selected Activities

Awards
Chambers Asia-Pacific - Leading Lawyer (2020-2024)
Chambers Global - Leading Lawyer (2021-2022)
IFLR 1000 - Leading Lawyer (2018-2023)
Future Women Leaders 100 (2nd period), Yonsei University

Qualifications

2009 New York
2002 Korea

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