The Firm
As a trusted partner of clients, our mission at
KR&Partners lies in maximizing the clients’ value.
KR&Partners has established remarkable market presence as the best independent M&A advisory firm
in the Korean financial market by utilizing our own expertise, professional experience, international network,
teamwork and database accumulated over the last 20 years
The Best Independent M&A Advisory Firm
As an independent M&A advisory firm, KR&Partners has established remarkable market presence and track record in the Korean financial market.
We have advised numerous companies on M&A transactions and successfully completed 46 transactions total (Deal Value of KRW 2.6 trillion) in recent 4 years
Also, KR&Partners has established incomparable track record in strategic investment, joint venture and M&A transaction between Korean
and global companies, especially in China.
KR&Partners is the only independent M&A advisory firm ranked amongst the top 10 in the Korean M&A league table
Key to success, Raise your value
Our clients’ success is our success.
Our mission to achieve the best outcome for our clients shapes how we work for clients.
We evaluate ourselves based on the contribution to the value creation for our clients, and believe our clients’ success is our success.
Our expertise, experience, international network, database and teamwork will become the stepping-stone of our clients’ success
As a trusted partner, KR&Partners will consistently endeavor to maximize the value of our clients.
Business Area
Pre M&A Advisory
Sell-Side M&A Advisory
Buy-Side M&A Advisory
Joint Venture Advisory
Strategic Alliance Advisory
Strategic Capital Raising Advisory
LBO & MBO Advisory
Hostile M&A Defense Advisory
RTO (Reverse Take Over) Advisory
M&A League Table Ranking
The Top Independent M&A Advisory in Korea
We have closed numerous M&A deals over the years,
and can proudly claim as the number one independent M&A advisory in Korea
2019 M&A League Table
Rank
Advisory Firm
Count
1
PwC
45
2
KPMG
25
3
Deloitte
15
4
KR&Partners
10
5
Morgan Stanley
9
6
Samsung Securities
8
7
Goldman Sachs
7
8
Citigroup Global Markets
7
9
Sunil Accounting Firm
7
10
Credit Suisse
6
11
Ernst & Young
6
12
JP Morgan
5
13
BoA Merrill Lynch
5
14
Standard Chartered Securities Korea
4
15
HSBC
3
16
KDB Bank
3
17
BDO
3
18
UBS
2
19
Deutsche Securities
2
20
Daiwa Securities
2
Note. No. of Deals Closed in 2019
Source. Moneytoday The Bell
2018 M&A League Table
Rank
Advisory Firm
Count
1
KPMG
36
2
PwC
35
3
Deloitte
14
4
Ernst & Young
11
5
KR&Partners
9
6
Credit Suisse
8
7
Samsung Securities
6
8
Morgan Stanley
3
9
JP Morgan
3
10
BoA Merrill Lynch
3
11
Citigroup Global Markets
3
12
NH Investment &
Securities
3
13
Korea Investment & Securities
3
14
Rothchild
2
15
UBS
2
16
Deutsche Securities
2
17
Lazard
2
18
Nomura
2
19
KDB Bank
2
20
Mirae Asset Daewoo
2
Note. No. of Deals Closed in 2018
Source. Moneytoday The Bell
2017 M&A League Table
Rank
Advisory Firm
Count
1
KPMG
37
2
PwC
35
3
Deloitte
18
4
Ernst & Young
14
5
Korea Investment & Securities
8
6
KR&Partners
7
7
Samsung Securities
7
8
KDB Bank
6
9
Hana Financial Investment
6
10
Goldman Sachs
5
11
Morgan Stanley
4
12
Credit Suisse
4
13
JP Morgan
4
14
Kudos
4
15
Mirae Asset Daewoo
3
16
NH Investment & Securities
3
17
Nomura
2
18
BoA Merrill Lynch
2
19
DB Financial Investment
2
20
Standard Chartered Securities Korea
2
Note. No. of Deals Closed in 2017
Source. Moneytoday The Bell
2016 M&A League Table
Rank
Advisory Firm
Count
1
PwC
25
2
KPMG
10
3
KR&Partners
9
4
Ernst & Young
8
5
Credit Suisse
7
6
JP Morgan
7
7
Morgan Stanley
7
8
Daiwa Securities
6
9
Samsung Securities
5
10
NH Investment &
Securities
5
11
Hana Financial Investment
5
12
BoA Merrill Lynch
5
13
Goldman Sachs
4
14
Kudos
4
15
Mirae Asset Daewoo
4
16
KDB Bank
3
17
Deloitte
3
18
UBS
3
19
Nomura
2
20
Standard Chartered Securities Korea
2
Note. No. of Deals Closed in 2016
Source. Moneytoday The Bell