K.C. is based in Seoul and performs key roles in both fund-
raising and investments. He is a member of the investment
committee and has over 20-year experience in investment
Prior to joining SJL Partners, K.C. began his career at J.P. Morgan in 1997 as an analyst in the Investment Banking team and spent 20 years in the Korea office as a client coverage banker and head of M&A for Korea. Major clients he covered include Hyundai Motor Group, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Kumho Asiana Group, Lotte Group and CJ Group. He also has various equity capital markets transaction experiences including the IPOs of major Korean corporations including the Korea listings of Hanwha Life, CJ Hellovision and Mando; and Acushnet and Lotte Chemical Titan on the NYSE and other foreign listing venues. His experience in the debt capital markets includes numerous 144A bond issuances by Hyundai Capital America, FRN/144A bond issuances by KCC and many LBO and acquisition financing transactions.
K.C. holds a BA in International Economics from Seoul National University.