Dr Chris Chang-Hyun Song is a partner in Shin & Kim LLC’s corporate and M&A group. His main areas of practice include M&A, private equity and corporate governance. As a member of leading law firms in South Korea and in the United States, Dr Song has undertaken major M&A projects in the fields of telecommunications, information technology, games, contents, platform business, logistics, banking, securities, insurance, automotive parts, energy and chemistry.
Dr Song has been distinguished as a leading corporate/M&A lawyer by Chambers Global, Chambers Asia-Pacific, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000. He has represented Blackstone, Berkshire Hathaway, Bain Capital, CVC, KKR and many other reputable private equities as well as Tencent, Kakao, Naver, Netmarble and other prominent platform companies.
Dr Song received a Doctor of Juridical Science degree in corporate and financial law from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, and currently teaches M&A and corporate law at Yonsei University and the Seoul Bar Association. Dr Song also publishes various legal articles and periodic columns on corporate, competition and finance law, and he is an active participant in several academic societies and conferences.