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Jihyun Chung
 

Jihyun Chung

Counsel
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Phone: +1-212-455-7841
Fax: +1-212-455-2502

Jihyun Chung is Counsel in the Firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice. She represents sophisticated private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, as well as strategic clients, on a broad range of global corporate transactions. She regularly advises clients on mergers, acquisitions, buyouts, joint ventures, minority investments and dispositions across an array of industries.

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Work Highlights
  • KKR in its $4.4 billion acquisition of Global Atlantic, as well as the sponsor’s acquisitions of Heartland Dental, PetVet Care Centers, RBmedia and Avoca Capital
  • Consortium of investors in its investment in select gas pipeline assets of The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company valued at $20.7 billion
  • Acelity and consortium of funds advised by Apax Partners together with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Public Sector Pension Investment Board in the $6.275 billion sale of Acelity and its subsidiaries 
  • Advisor Group and consortium of affiliated funds of Lightyear Capital together with Public Sector Pension Plan Board in the sale of Advisor Group to Reverence Capital 
  • Kelsey-Seybold in its strategic partnership with TPG
  • Melrose plc in its $2.8 billion acquisition of Nortek
Accolades
  • Pro Bono Publico Award, The Legal Aid Society (2013)
Education
  • Northwestern University School of Law, 2012 J.D.
    cum laude
  • Kellogg School of Management, 2012 M.B.A.
  • Yonsei University, 2004 B.B.A.
Admissions
  • New York 2013

Jihyun Chung is Counsel in the Firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice. She represents sophisticated private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, as well as strategic clients, on a broad range of global corporate transactions. She regularly advises clients on mergers, acquisitions, buyouts, joint ventures, minority investments and dispositions across an array of industries.

Select deals Jihyun has advised on include representing:

  • KKR in its $4.4 billion acquisition of Global Atlantic, as well as the sponsor’s acquisitions of Heartland Dental, PetVet Care Centers, RBmedia and Avoca Capital
  • Consortium of investors in its investment in select gas pipeline assets of The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company valued at $20.7 billion
  • Acelity and consortium of funds advised by Apax Partners together with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Public Sector Pension Investment Board in the $6.275 billion sale of Acelity and its subsidiaries
  • Advisor Group and consortium of affiliated funds of Lightyear Capital together with Public Sector Pension Plan Board in the sale of Advisor Group to Reverence Capital
  • Kelsey-Seybold in its strategic partnership with TPG
  • Melrose plc in its $2.8 billion acquisition of Nortek

In 2013, Jihyun received a Pro Bono Publico Award for providing outstanding pro bono services to The Legal Aid Society and its clients.

Jihyun graduated from Yonsei University in 2004. She received her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law in 2012 and her M.B.A. from Kellogg School of Management in 2012. Jihyun is admitted to practice in New York.

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