Explore global opportunities with Korean capital

Enhancing global infrastructure capital flows and strategy, the 3rd annual Infrastructure Investor Seoul Summit on 7-8 September 2020 will bring together the leading Korean LPs actively examining the infrastructure asset class with world leading fund managers, asset owners and developers.

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.

In light of the recent outbreak of the coronavirus in Asia and to ensure the safety of Infrastructure Investor’s global community, the conference has been moved from its original date of 20-21 April 2020. Click here for more information.

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 senior global infrastructure investment professionals and grow your business.

Preliminary Agenda

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

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Agenda

Day 1 - Monday 7th

Day 1
13:30 - 13:50

Registration and coffee

13:50 - 14:00

PEI Welcome and opening remarks

14:00 - 14:20

Presentation

Charles Dupont
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Charles Dupont

Head of Infrastructure Finance, Schroders

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14:20 - 14:40

Presentation

Francesco Cacciabue
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Francesco Cacciabue

Partner and Chief Financial Officer, Glennmont Partners

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14:40 - 15:00

Presentation

Sion Jones
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Sion Jones

Chief Operating Officer, Equitix

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15:00 - 15:20

Presentation

Heiko Schupp

 

 

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Heiko Schupp

Global Head of Infrastructure Investment, Columbia Threadneedle Investments

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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

Jay Ryu, DonGhi Park
  • 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?
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Jay Ryu

Portfolio Manager, Infrastructure Investments, Asia Pacific, APG Asset Management Asia

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DonGhi Park

Division Head of Energy & Infrastructure, Kiwoom Asset Management

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17:00 - 19:00

VIP Networking Drinks (Invitation Only)

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Day 2 - Tuesday 8th

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

John Breckenridge
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John Breckenridge

Senior Managing Director and Head of Energy Infrastructure, Capital Dynamics

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09:30 - 10:20

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

Mark Weisdorf, Cyril Cabanes, Brad Kim
  • 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?
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Mark Weisdorf

Managing Partner, Mark Weisdorf Associates

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Cyril Cabanes

Managing Director, Infrastructure, Asia Pacific, CDPQ Singapore

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Brad Kim

Managing Director, Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners

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10:20 - 10:50

Presentation

10:50 - 11:20

Networking Coffee Break

11:20 - 12:00

Panel: Investing in the mid-market

Sam Lissner
  • 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?
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Sam Lissner

Vice President, Ridgewood

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12:00 - 12:20

Presentation

Helge Rau
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Helge Rau

Head of M&A, wpd AG

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12:20 - 13:20

Networking lunch

13:20 - 13:50

Presentation

13:50 - 14:45

Panel: Investing in digital infrastructure

Jingjing Bai, Abu Bakar Chowdhury
  • 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?
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Jingjing Bai

Advisor, Bfinance

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Abu Bakar Chowdhury

Managing Director, ASMA Capital

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14:45 - 15:15

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

Scott Lawrence
  • 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?
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Scott Lawrence

Partner, Glennmont Partners

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15:15 - 15:45

Networking Coffee Break

15:45 - 16:30

Panel: Accelerating the energy transition

Tony Clamp, Andrew Kwok, Moonkyung (Moon) Kim
  • 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?
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Tony Clamp

Director, Private Sector Facility, Green Climate Fund

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Andrew Kwok

Managing Director, Head Private Infrastructure Asia, Partners Group

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Moonkyung (Moon) Kim

Managing Director, Peony Investments

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16:30 - 17:15

Panel: Korean LPs current take on the market

Andrew Shin, Jinho Lee, Jason Hyunjae Kim, Seok Won Lee
  • 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?
Andrew Shin

Andrew Shin

Head of Investments (Korea), Willis Towers Watson

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Jinho Lee

Head of Global Real Assets, Postal Savings, Korea Post

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Jason Hyunjae Kim

Head of Infrastructure PF Team, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance

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Seok Won Lee

Investment Manager, POBA

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17:15 - 18:15

Close of conference followed by cocktail reception

Jingjing Bai

Advisor, Bfinance

Jingjing Bai is an advisor to bfinance in Asia since 2019, based in Hong Kong. In the recent years, Jingjing led a global alternative investment program mandated by Chinese State Owned Enterprises, covering Private Equity, Private Debt and Real Asset… Read full bio

Mauricio Bolana

Partner, Antin Infrastructure Partners

Mauricio is a Partner at Antin and he joined the firm in 2010. Mauricio is a board member of Fund II portfolio companies Roadchef and GSR and of Fund III portfolio company Lyntia. In Fund I he used to be a board member of portfolio companies ASI, And… Read full bio

John Breckenridge

Senior Managing Director and Head of Energy Infrastructure, Capital Dynamics

John is a Senior Managing Director and Head of Energy Infrastructure. He has over 17 years of direct private equity investing experience, preceded by over 18 years of operations management. Prior to joining Capital Dynamics, John was a managing partn… Read full bio

Cyril Cabanes

Managing Director, Infrastructure, Asia Pacific, CDPQ Singapore

Cyril Cabanes is Managing Director, Infrastructure, Asia Pacific based in CDPQ’s Singapore office. In his role, he is responsible for all infrastructure investment activities in the Asia-Pacific region, which includes building and overseeing a team o… Read full bio

Francesco Cacciabue

Partner and Chief Financial Officer, Glennmont Partners

Francesco is the CFO of Glennmont Partners having joined the team in 2009 with more than eight years of experience in energy of which six in renewable energy. As CFO Francesco has responsibility for the financial performance reporting of all the fund… Read full bio

Abu Bakar Chowdhury

Managing Director, ASMA Capital

Mr. Chowdhury is the Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer at ASMA Capital Partners B.S.C. (c). He is a member of the Management Committee and, alongside his role within the investment decision making process, is responsible for the finance f… Read full bio

Tony Clamp

Director, Private Sector Facility, Green Climate Fund

Tony has over thirty years’ experience as an investment leader in private equity, institutional investment, project finance, project development and impact investment across multiple sectors in developed and developing markets. He is currently Direct… Read full bio

Charles Dupont

Head of Infrastructure Finance, Schroders

Charles Dupont is the Head of Infrastructure Finance at Schroders since 2015, which involves the creation of a private investment platform in the infrastructure sector in Europe. He’s put in place an investment team of 16 professionals focused on inf… Read full bio

Sion Jones

Chief Operating Officer, Equitix

Siôn Jones is Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Equitix Fund Investment Committee. Siôn joined Equitix in July 2010 and he oversees the Asset Management team across the portfolio of funds. He is accountable to the Investment Committee for t… Read full bio

Daniel Kemp

Superfunds Correspondent, Infrastructure Investor

Daniel Kemp is Superfunds Correspondent for PEI Media’s Infrastructure Investor and Agri Investor. He joined PEI in February 2018 and is based in Sydney. Daniel is an experienced B2B journalist, working for five years prior to joining PEI as Innovati… Read full bio

Brad Kim

Managing Director, Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners

Brad is a Managing Director at Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners and is a member of the investment team in Asia. Prior to joining Stonepeak, Brad was with Macquarie Capital and has worked in Australia, Korea, UAE, and Hong Kong. Brad holds a Bachelor… Read full bio

Jason Hyunjae Kim

Head of Infrastructure PF Team, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance

Jason Hyunjae Kim is a Lead Professional (Head of Infrastructure Team 2) of Infrastructure Investment Team in Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co., Ltd. He is responsible for the deal origination, due diligence, financial structuring, and credit a… Read full bio

Moonkyung (Moon) Kim

Managing Director, Peony Investments

With over 22 years of experience in the energy and environmental sectors serving in roles ranging from venture capital and growth equity investment to entrepreneurship, investment banking, strategic consulting, and engineering, Moon has extensive kno… Read full bio

Andrew Kwok

Managing Director, Head Private Infrastructure Asia, Partners Group

Andrew Kwok is Head of Private Infrastructure in Asia, based in Singapore. He is a member of the Private Infrastructure Investment Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of the firm's portfolio company Green Island Renewable Power. He has 2… Read full bio

Scott Lawrence

Partner, Glennmont Partners

Scott is a founding Partner of Glennmont Partners.  He leads all of the firm’s solar initiatives and is actively involved in new financing initiatives. Scott has worked in renewable energy power generation for more than a decade, leading many of the… Read full bio

Janghwan Lee

Managing Director, Financial Investment Group Head, LOTTE Insurance

Janghwan Lee has led alternative investment team in Lotte non-life insurance company covering real estate, infrastructure, acquisition financing, aviation, private debt and private equity. He has led a couple of landmark deals in alternative investme… Read full bio

Jinho Lee

Head of Global Real Assets, Postal Savings, Korea Post

Jinho Lee is Head of Global Real Assets at the Alternative Investment Division of Korea Post Insurance. Jinho is currently in charge of managing Korea Post Insurance’s global real estate and infrastructure investments as well as developing strategic… Read full bio

Seok Won Lee

Investment Manager, POBA

Mr. Seok Won Lee joined POBA in 2019 and is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, structuring and executing infrastructure project and fund investments. Prior to joining POBA, Mr. Lee was Investment Manager for Korea Teachers’ Pension where he execut… Read full bio

DonGhi Park

Division Head of Energy & Infrastructure, Kiwoom Asset Management

DonGhi Park, the Head of Energy & Infrastructure Division, is responsible for investments in the space at Kiwoom Asset Management. DonGhi has 21 years of experience in energy and infrastructure investment industries and has a variety of leadershi… Read full bio

Helge Rau

Head of M&A, wpd AG

Helge Rau has been working with wpd since 2003. As the company’s Head of M&A he has been involved in many on- and offshore wind transactions including the recent financing of the € 2.7 bn Taiwanese offshore wind project Yunlin as well as the fina… Read full bio

Jay Ryu

Portfolio Manager, Infrastructure Investments, Asia Pacific, APG Asset Management Asia

Jay is a Portfolio Manager at APG Asset Management, one of the largest pension fund asset managers in the world with assets under management of approximately €548 billion (as at February 2020). Jay joined APG’s Infrastructure team in HK in 2014 and i… Read full bio

Heiko Schupp

Global Head of Infrastructure Investment, Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Heiko Schupp is the Global Head of Infrastructure Investments at Columbia Threadneedle Investments with responsibility for establishing and managing our global unlisted infrastructure business including our European Sustainable Infrastructure Strateg… Read full bio
Andrew Shin

Andrew Shin

Head of Investments (Korea), Willis Towers Watson

Andrew Shin joined Willis Towers Watson in 2012 and is Head of Investment Services, Korea, advising Korean institutions. Andrew commenced his investment career in Canada progressing through a number of roles including product development, research an… Read full bio

Mark Weisdorf

Managing Partner, Mark Weisdorf Associates

Mark Weisdorf is managing partner of Mark Weisdorf Associates, focusing on private equity and infrastructure investment strategies. He is on the investment committee of Swiss-based IST3 Global Infrastructure Fund, and a senior advisor to Star Mountai… Read full bio

Eugene Zhuchenko

Managing Director, ETORE Advisory

Eugene Zhuchenko has 20 years of infrastructure experience. Prior to founding ETORE Advisory, he was the CEO of Long Term Infrastructure Investors Association, managed an infrastructure portfolio at APG Asset Management, led M&A projects at APM T… Read full bio
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