Young Ho Kang Managing Partner
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Young Ho Kang is a managing partner at Yoon & Yang LLC and his main practice area include finance and capital markets.
Mr. Kang provides legal services regarding financial regulations and transactions for financial institutions including financial holding companies, banks and securities, etc., and addresses capital markets issues including mergers and acquisitions, equity investments and acquisition finance, etc. He has abundant experience in various M&A consulting for domestic and foreign investors, as well as for investment in domestic markets such as joint ventures of foreign investors.


  • 2006-present Yoon & Yang LLC
  • 2001-2006 Kim, Shin & Yu


  • 2010 UC Hastings College of Law, LL.M.
  • 2001 Judicial Research and Training Institute
  • 1998 Seoul National University, B.A. in Economics

Representative Matters

  • Advised Woori Financial Group on sale of equity in the Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Advised on mediation of disputes regarding delay in repurchase of large private equity funds including Lime Fund, and related voluntary compensations
  • Advised Korea Export-Import Bank on issuance of global bonds (US Shelf takedown)
  • Advised Uni-President Group of Taiwan on acquisition of Woongjin Food
  • Advised the National Pension Service on IMM PEF investment for acquisition of Linde Korea
  • Advised Cape Investment-SK Securities PEF on acquisition of Elcanto
  • Advised Kolon Group on sale of Kolon Water & Energy and purchase of shares in Kolon Energy
  • Advised on acquisition of Woori Asset Management and Woori F&I for Woori Financial Group’s sale of its financial subsidiaries
  • Advised the Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation on sale of savings banks including Solomon Savings Bank, and five affiliates of Korea Mutual Savings Bank, etc.
  • Advised Daewoo International on sale of shares in Kyobo Life Insurance
  • Advised GE Energy Korea on mergers of its affiliates
  • Advised GS Retail and BGF Retail on split of CVSNet and swap of shares
  • Advised Industrial Bank of Korea on issuance of overseas bonds under Euro MTN Programme
  • Advised Export-Import Bank of Korea on its ship-financing for Drillships Ocean Ventures


  • Notable Practitioner, Capital markets: Debt, IFLR1000 (2023)
  • Notable Practitioner, Corporate and M&A, asialaw (2020-2023/24)
  • Commended External Counsel, In-House Community (2022/23)
  • Outstanding Lawyer, asialaw Client Service Excellence (2020)
  • Best Lawyer, Fund & Private Equity, Korea Economic Business (2020)
  • Lawyer of the Year, Corporate & Finance, Legal Times (2019)


  • Korea Chapter, Insurance & Reinsurance, Getting The Deal Through, Law Business Research (Co-author, 2016-2019)
  • Korea Chapter, Banking Regulation, Getting The Deal Through, Law Business Research (Co-author, 2017-2018)