Korea Tobacco and Ginseng (KT & G) is a leading tobacco and ginseng company in South Korea, and one of the most successful cases of privatization in the country’s history. This case examines KT & G’s business operations during the process of privatization and put in an environment of increasing foreign competition and investment. This case provides a valuable lesson for investors interested in the volatile process of privatization.

Korea Tobacco and Ginseng (KT & G) is a leading tobacco and ginseng company in South Korea, and one of the most successful cases of privatization in the country’s history. This case examines KT & G’s business operations during the process of privatization and put in an environment of increasing foreign competition and investment. This case provides a valuable lesson for investors interested in the volatile process of privatization.
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Ho-Young Lee,
Won-Wook Choi,
Lee Min Jung,
Youngmook Lee
Source: Ivey Publishing
14 pages.
Release Date: 5th November 2012. Prod #: W12292-PDF-ENG
KT & G of South Korea: analysis of privatization HBR case solution