Younghee Chung

Local Partner, Seoul



Younghee Chung is a local partner in our Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity practice, based in Seoul.

She has experience in cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, capital markets and corporate finance. Younghee has worked in New York and Seoul.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Registered Foreign Legal Consultant, Korea
Bachelor of Arts
Brown University
Juris Doctor
University of Pennsylvania


Her experience includes representing:

  • Advent International in the sale of its controlling interest in AI Dream, a leading premium sleep solution provider that operates global brands Serta and King Koil in China.
  • Bain Capital Credit in its US$300 million investment in D&J China.
  • Creative Artists Agency, LLC (CAA), a portfolio company of TPG and a leading global entertainment and sports agency, on its acquisition of CAA-GBG Global Brand Management Group (CAA-GBG), one of the world's leading brand management agencies.
  • EQT Partners and its portfolio company GPA Global, a leader in premium packaging, sustainable packaging and display solutions based in China, on GPA Global's bolt-on acquisition of Hub Folding Box, a printing and packaging company in the US.
  • Icon Group, a portfolio company of Goldman Sachs Principal Investment Area, in its acquisition of Hong Kong-based oncology clinic SunTech Medical Group.
  • Zynga, Inc., a global leader in interactive entertainment, in its US$525 million acquisition of StarLark, developer of the fast-growing and second-largest mobile golf game in the world, Golf Rival, from Betta Games.