Explore global opportunities with Korean capital

Enhancing global infrastructure capital flows and strategy, the 3rd annual Infrastructure Investor Seoul Summit on 20-21 April 2020 will bring together more than 150 Korean LPs actively examining the infrastructure asset class with world leading fund managers, asset owners and developers at a GP:LP ratio of 2:3.

Diversify your portfolio globally by accessing global infrastructure investment opportunities provided by Infrastructure Investor’s influential network. The Seoul Summit is the place to maximise your business returns and turbocharge your fundraising in Korea.

As part of the Japan Korea Week, the Seoul Summit will gather the highest potential outbound investment opportunities to increase your returns.

2019 highlights

Find out the key takeaways, year-on-year attendees and speaker line-up from the Seoul Summit 2019.

Meet Korea's largest community of infrastructure leaders

Who is it for?

Fund managers

Secure your next capital allocation from Japanese investors through the Summit’s unrivalled networking opportunities.

Fund managers

Secure your next capital allocation from Korean investors through the Summit’s unrivalled networking opportunities.

Service providers

Demonstrate your skills and services to more than 300 senior global infrastructure investment professionals and grow your business.

Preliminary Agenda

For any enquiries, please contact Andrew Wolff at andrew.w@peimedia.com


Day 1 Day 2
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Day 1 - Monday 20th

Day 1
13:30 - 13:50

Registration and coffee

13:50 - 14:00

PEI Welcome and opening remarks

14:00 - 14:20


Charles Dupont
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Charles Dupont

Head of Infrastructure Finance, Schroders

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14:20 - 14:40


Francesco Cacciabue
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Francesco Cacciabue

Partner and Chief Financial Officer, Glennmont Partners

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14:20 - 15:00


15:00 - 15:20

Case studies


  • Digital Infrastructure
  • Korean Infrastructure
  • Infratech
  • Transportation
  • ESG


15:20 - 15:40

Coffee Break

15:40 - 16:15

Keynote LP Interview

16:15 - 17:00

Panel: Korean Infrastructure professional’s perspectives on the asset class

  • What are the key infrastructure trends and changes in capital flows viewed by Korean professionals?
  • Understanding the role of Korean asset managers in the market
  • Preferences for Inbound vs Outbound sectors – does the former remain a niche strategy play?
17:00 - 19:00

VIP Networking Drinks (Invitation Only)


Day 2 - Tuesday 21st

Day 2
08:00 - 08:50

Registration and coffee

08:50 - 09:00

PEI welcome and chairman’s opening remarks

09:00 - 09:30

Keynote presentation

09:30 - 10:20

Keynote Panel: Infrastructure investing 2020: Navigating the next decade’s investment landscape

  • Given the rising competition for deals, how is this affecting the current investment landscape and GPs strategies?
  • Where are the best current sectors and geographies for Korean investors to deploy capital?
  • The rise of regulatory risk and populism – how much of an impact and risk does it pose in the current climate?
10:20 - 10:50


10:50 - 11:20

Networking Coffee Break

11:20 - 12:00

Panel: Investing in the mid-market

  • How has the mid-market landscape changed in the past several years and how will it evolve in the forthcoming decade?
  • What are the challenges in the mid-market infra space GPs face, in terms of deal sourcing / operation and exit?
  • What opportunities does it offer to the Korean institutional investor?
12:00 - 12:20


12:20 - 13:20

Networking lunch

13:20 - 13:50


13:50 - 14:45

Panel: Investing in digital infrastructure

  • How do you define digital infrastructure and why invest in the asset class?
  • How is the advent of SDN and 5G changing the nature of investments?
  • Given its rapid growth, how will it evolve in the next 3-5 years? What are the risks?
14:45 - 15:15

Panel: Selecting the best Infrastructure Debt strategies for Korean insurance firms

  • Which subsectors within the asset class are more attractive at the moment?
  • Does appetite remain high amongst Korean investors? What drives their investment?
  • Which are the main risks that investors need to keep in mind when investing in this asset class?
15:15 - 15:45

Networking Coffee Break

15:45 - 16:30

Panel: Accelerating the energy transition

  • Can you still get good returns in developed markets given the recent erosion of subsidies? How to find these returns?
  • What is the role that corporate PPAs can play in the current environment?
  • Investing in emerging renewables markets – which geographies and sectors are of key interest?
16:30 - 17:15

Panel: Korean LPs current take on the market

  • How much of a concern is the amount of dry powder we have in the market to LPs?
  • How do Korean LPs evaluate and rate their infrastructure GP relationships so far?
  • How important are ESG factors when choosing a GP?
17:15 - 18:15

Close of conference followed by cocktail reception