MBK Partners Overview

  • Investor Type
  • PE/​Buyout
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 61
  • Investments
  • 54
  • Portfolio
  • 19
  • Exits
  • 25

MBK Partners General Information


Founded in 2005, MBK Partners is a private equity firm based in Seoul, South Korea. The firm typically acquires companies through management-led buyouts, buys subsidiary businesses through corporate divestitures, partners with strategic buyers, takes publicly listed companies private and purchases and grows companies through add-on acquisitions. The firm has a geographic focus on North Asia - Korea, Japan and Greater China (China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong). They invest in financial services, consumer and retail, and telecommunication and media sectors.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Trade Association
Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)
Primary Investor Type
Primary Office
  • 22nd Floor, D Tower D1
  • 17 Jongno 3-gil
  • Seoul, Jongno-gu 110-130
  • South Korea
+82 00-0000-0000

MBK Partners Investments (54)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
000 (00000) 13-Nov-2020 0000000000 00.00 Automotive Profitable
0000000 08-Jul-2020 00000 00000 000.00 Medical Records Systems Generating Revenue
000 00000000 18-Nov-2019 00 000000000 00000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Generating Revenue
00000 0000 02-Oct-2019 0000000000 00.000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue
Godiva (Japan, South Korea, Australia business) 03-Jun-2019 Buyout/LBO 00.000 Food Products Generating Revenue
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MBK Partners Exits (24)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
0000000 0000000000 01-Feb-2020 0000000000 00.000
000 00 29-Apr-2019 000000000000000000 00.000
000000 0000 000000 01-Feb-2019 000000000000000000 00.000
00000 19-Dec-2017 000000000 00000000 00.00
GST Autoleather 03-Oct-2017 Bankruptcy: Admin/Reorg
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MBK Partners Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

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MBK Partners Team (75)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
In Kyung Lee Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director & Head, LP Relations Seoul, South Korea
Bryan Min Partner & Chief Operating Officer Seoul, South Korea
Hyosung Tang JD Managing Director & General Counsel Seoul, South Korea
Jason Liu Managing Director & Head of China Beijing, China
Joo Ho Moon Managing Director & Head of Korea Seoul, South Korea
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