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In FinanceAsia, Jaewoo Lee Discusses Private Equity and Dealmaking Trends in Korea

Practices: Asia Private Equity, Asia Pacific, Private Equity

An Aug. 9 FinanceAsia article titled “Strategic Private Equity and M&A dominate Korean Dealmakingfeatured insights from private equity partner and Seoul office managing partner Jaewoo Lee on trends driving Korean deal activity. Following headwinds in 1H 2022, dealmaking is starting to pick up again Jaewoo outlines, stating that  “as we head into the second half of 2022, we are cautiously optimistic about more deal activity.” 

On Aug. 8, Ropes & Gray announced the appointment of Jaewoo as Seoul office managing partner. In addition to PE and M&A activity, and macro trends impacting the market, Jaewoo discusses various transactional highlights, the firm’s expertise in private equity within the Korean market, and the Seoul office’s strategic plans for the future, as part of Ropes & Gray’s pan-Asia approach. Jaewoo’s appointment was also reported in Law360, AltAssets, Legal Times, Bloomberg Law and Law.com.

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