Jacob Hoyeon Won

Founding Partner


  • B.A., Yonsei University
  • MBA, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • Advanced Management Program, Seoul National University
  • CFA


  • Goldman Sachs HK and NY
  • UBS HK
  • ING Barings Seoul
  • GIC Special Investment Corp.
  • Korea International Merchant Bank

Work Experience (M&A)

  • Cross-border Sell-side M&A Advisory for Millet Mountain Group in the sale of the global trademark Eider to K2 Group
  • Cross-border Buy-side M&A advisory for Trescal Group in the acquisition of KTICC
  • Cross-border Financial advisory for the formation of Dongwoon Anatech’s DC-DC Business JV in China and its related asset sale
  • Sell-side M&A advisory for DB Lightec for the sale of its majority equity stake
  • Buy-side M&A Advisory for Hansae in the acquisition of MK Trend
  • Cross-border Buy-side M&A Advisory for Shinhan Investment Corp in the acquisition of PT Makinta Securities
  • Cross-border Buy-side M&A Advisory for Destinations of the World (DOTW) in the acquisition of Bico Trip
  • Cross-border Buy-side M&A Advisory for Japan Steel Works in the acquisition of SM Platek
  • Sell-side M&A Advisory of Hi-innoservice for disposal of Bucheon Hi-Parking
  • Cross-border Buy-side M&A Advisory for Korea Yakult in the acquisition of Benesse Korea
  • Buy-side M&A Advisory for Dongbu Group in the acquisition of Daewoo Electronics
  • Cross-border Buy-side M&A Advisory for LG Household & Healthcare in the acquisition of Japan based Ginza Stefany Cosmetics Co., Ltd.

Work Experience (Capital Markets)

  • LG Power Com going public bond offering
  • BW issuance advisory for Human & Technologies Corp.
  • Hyundai Steel exchangeable bond issuance advisory
  • IPO advisory for Kookmin Bank in NYSE
  • IPO advisory for KT&G in LSE
  • Secondary offering advisory for Shinsung Holdings
  • BW issuance advisory for Taihan Electric Wire
  • GDR issuance advisory for Taiwanese ProMos Technology
  • IPO advisory for WP Steward in NYSE
  • Woori Financial / Cho Hung Bank going public bond offering