Japan and Korea’s leading private debt fundraising conferences

The 6th annual PDI Japan Korea Week will return to Seoul and Tokyo on 25-27 June 2024. Accelerate your fundraising with the most active Japanese and Korean private debt investors.

Expand your network by connecting with 400+ institutional investors, global fund managers and key players in the private debt space.

Convened by Private Debt Investor’s leading global network, the Week is the best place to access the biggest investors, build strong relationships in the region and supercharge your fundraising.

Key themes include:

  • Japanese and Korean investors’ approach to private debt and managers selection
  • Market outlook and mega trends driving deal flow
  • Direct lending opportunities in North America vs Europe vs APAC
  • Themed roundtable discussions: Distressed debt/ special situations, specialty finance, structured finance, real estate debts
  • Working well with Japanese and Korean investors: Gain diverse investor views from their partners

Two regional conferences over one week

25 June |  Seoul

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27 June | Tokyo

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Meet Japanese and Korean institutional investors including:

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Why Japan Korea Week?

Meet Japan & Korea’s biggest investors

Join our year-on-year attendees including GPIF, Lotte Non-Life Insurance, Mirae Life Asset, National Pension Service, Noritz Corporate Pension Fund and many more at the annual networking conference to build long-term relationships.

Gain strategic insights from the market

Hear from regional investors and strategists to share their tips and tricks on how to navigate global uncertainties.

Enhance your portfolios with the latest insights

Explore the latest private debt trends and tactics from market specialists and investigate which strategies will gain traction in 2024 and beyond.



2024 Tokyo keynotes

Hiroshi Jinno (Right)
Chief Investment Officer
International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Monica Bae (Left)
Director of Investor Practice
Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC)

Meet our keynote, Hiroshi Jinno, CIO at IFC (AUM$43.7b) to understand IFC’s private credit investment strategies. Learn Japanese institutional investors’ perspective on key investment considerations when allocating to private debt.


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Keynote presentation: Australian private debt – an oppporunity for global investors

Andrew Lockhart
Managing Partner
Metrics Credit Partners

Hear from Andrew as he shares insights into the Australian and international private debt markets. Discover new opportunities in emerging markets and strategies to drive your portfolio growth.

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2024 Seoul keynotes include:

Young-sik Bae
Chief of Asset Management Department, Mirae Asset Life

Dong Hung Jang
Senior Advisor, Yulchon

Seop Lim
CIO, Construction Guarantee Cooperative

Keynote address
Sam Y Chung
Member of the Investment Policy Committee, Korea National Pension Services

Delve into an exclusive LP view into Korea’s alternatives and investor landscape from pioneer LP speaker, Dong-hun Jang, senior advisor from YULCON, alongside Young-sik Bae, Mirae Asset Life Insurance, and Seop Lim, CIO at Construction Guarantee Cooperative.

Join our Seoul keynote address from Dr. Sam Y Chung, investment committee member at NPS to gain insight into Korean investors’ mindset and their allocation strategies. approaches.

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Key highlights include:

  • 2023 Investor appetite and allocation preferences
  • Assess emerging and sophisticated strategies shaping capital flow and decision-making processes
  • Grow your portfolios under global uncertainties
  • Discover your safe-haven strategies and bulletproof portfolios

“The conference provided significant insight into the way Japanese and Korean LPs and fund managers are thinking about private credit today.”

Vineet Sukumar, Founder & Managing Director, CredAvenue

Place your brand at the heart of the private debt community

Discover your bespoke sponsorship options to

  • Access 150+ of the most active Japanese and Korean outbound investors
  • Build your thought-leadership
  • Create high-profile branding
  • And much more.

Register your interest today or contact Beth Piercy for more information.