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Debevoise & Plimpton and Korean firm Yulchon are advising American insurance giant Prudential Financial Inc. on a $1.9 billion sale of its South Korean arm to local financial services provider KB Financial Group.

As part of the deal, KB Financial Group will acquire 100% of Prudential Life Insurance of Korea Ltd. in what is expected to be one of Korea’s largest M&A deals in 2020. Established in 1989, Prudential Korea is a leading provider of life insurance products in the country with a net asset value of $2.58 billion. The deal is expected to be completed by the end of 2020, subject to customary closing conditions, Prudential said.

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Vincent Chow

Vincent Chow is a reporter for Law.com International and China Law & Practice, based in Hong Kong. He writes about lawyers and legal issues in Hong Kong and China and covers the business of law, global and domestic law firms, in-house legal departments and regulatory issues. He can be reached at [email protected]

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