Jae Young Chang attended as a speaker at the 3rd Global Materials and Components M&A Forum that was held by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) and the Korea Core Industrial Technology Investment Association (KITIA) under the MOTIE on June 26, 2014.
The Forum was part of the ‘Global M&A Desk’ project implemented by the MOTIE and the KITIA to sharpen the international competitive edge of the domestic materials and components industry. Mr. Chang gave a presentation entitled, “Domestic Companies’ M&A Approach and Considerations.” The Forum was attended by more than 60 people, including CEOs, M&A experts and working-level staff, and Mr. Chang presented on the following topics: trends in the domestic M&A market; the basics of M&A; and a look into domestic companies’ M&A methods. Noting that M&A has become more valuable and significant as a strategic means to enhance corporate competitiveness, he explained the problems and considerations in the M&A process that domestic companies should take note of, citing relevant real-life cases. His presentation was well-received and lauded for providing useful information necessary for corporate management.
Mr. Chang, a Partner in the M&A Team at SHIN & KIM, represents domestic and foreign companies and funds in diverse industries, providing advice on corporate governance, including in the context of M&A, joint investment and transition to holding companies. He worked at the New York and Tokyo offices of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, a highly respected law firm in the U.S., and is actively releasing publications and giving seminars and lectures on M&A, based on the expertise he has gleaned from working abroad and at home.