29 August 2019

BDA’s Howard Lee speaks to AVCJ on Korean carve-outs

August 28, 2019
Asian Venture Capital Journal

Howard Lee, Managing Director of BDA Partners’ Seoul office, spoke with Asian Venture Capital Journal (AVCJ) about how Korean chaebol’s carve-outs can be effective ways for global firms to source deals in Korea:

“When chaebols are planning divestments, they usually consider global strategic buyers first, because they believe those buyers can pay higher valuations and are also better equipped to handle the assets after sale. At the same time, global GPs are becoming more important in the buyer universe, and if there are any sectors those firms specialize in, they can be very compelling buyers.”

Full article can be found at: https://www.avcj.com/avcj/analysis/3016257/korean-carve-outs-network-effects

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