Kyle Oh

Local Partner, Seoul



Kyle Oh is a local partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions practice.

He has experience in cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate finance. Kyle has worked in New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Seoul.

Bars and Courts
Registered Foreign Legal Consultant, Korea
New York
Cornell Law School
McGill University


  • HYBE on setting up of its platform for Latin music business and the acquisition of Exile Music and Exile Podcast in the US from Exile Content, a media and entertainment company.
  • CJ Bioscience on its acquisition of drug candidates, IP rights and other assets from 4D pharma, a UK-based pharmaceutical company listed on the LSE and NASDAQ.
  • KDB Investment-Hana Securities, Korea Investment Private Equity and KB Asset Management on the US$150 million acquisition of newly issued convertible preferred shares of US-based HyAxiom, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen-based and other fuel cells and electrolyzer solutions.
  • A Middle East-based sovereign wealth fund on the US$150 million acquisition of newly issued convertible preferred shares of SK On Co., Ltd., a leading Korean battery maker.
  • Hexatronic Group AB, a group that develops, markets and delivers products, components and system solutions with the main focus on the fiber optic market, on its acquisition of KNET, a Korean global leader and pioneer in the development and manufacturing of microduct solutions for the telecommunication industry.
  • Korea Investment & Securities Co., Ltd., a leading securities firm in Korea, on the formation of a substantial leveraged lending joint venture (SF Credit Partners, LLC) and strategic collaboration with Stifel Financial Corp., an international full-service investment bank in the US.
  • Ooredoo Group, a leading international telecommunications company, on its US$6 billion merger of PT Indosat, an Indonesian subsidiary of Ooredoo Group, with PT Hutchison 3 Indonesia, an Indonesian subsidiary of CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd.
  • Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited on its US$2.3 billion acquisition of a majority shareholding in Bank Permata Tbk from Standard Chartered Bank and PT Astra International Tbk. This transaction has been named "M&A Deal of the Year" by ALB Indonesia Law Awards 2020.
  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals International AG on its divestment of a portfolio of select non-core over-the-counter and prescription pharmaceutical products sold in (a) Asia Pacific to Celltrion for US$278 million, (b) Latin America to Hypera Pharma for US$825 million, (c) Russia and a number of countries within the Commonwealth of Independent States to STADA for US$660 million and (d) Near East, Middle East and Africa to Acino for US$200 million.
  • Samsung Electronics on its acquisition of (a) Zhilabs, S.L. a Spain-based artificial intelligence technology firm and (b) an Indian technology company.
  • Baring Private Equity Asia on its sale of Halla Cement, a leading cement company in Korea, for approximately US$800 million.
  • Hyundai Motor Company on multiple investments in startup companies in the United States, Europe and Southeast Asia, including among others, Grab, Ionic Materials, Metawave, Migo, Wayray and Perceptive Automata.