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Sky YANG has been in the corporate, M&A and financial regulatory practices for over 27 years, advising various corporate clients and financial companies in Korea. He has handled numerous cross-border transactions of foreign direct investments, inbound and outbound acquisitions, joint ventures and leveraged buy-outs.

Mr. Yang specializes in M&A and restructuring with special focus on financial institutions as well as private equity fund transactions. He has advised domestic and foreign corporations, financial companies and institutional investors (including Hana Financial Group, Shinhan Financial Group, STX Group, UBS, PCA, and MassMutual), domestic and foreign private equity funds (including Vogo Fund and KKR), and governmental organizations (including the Financial Supervisory Commission and Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation).

Mr. Yang earned an LLB from Seoul National University in 1988 and an LLM from New York University Law School in 1999. He actively participates in pro bono activities as a member of the Financial Supervisory Commission, the Ministry of Justice, the Korea Exchange, and the Korean Bar Association.