Creating global opportunities for Korean capital

The 6th annual PDI Seoul Forum on 26 June will bring together the most active Korean institutional investors, global fund managers and strategic partners in-person to shape future capital flow from Korea to global private debt markets.

Understand key trends shaping investors’ decision-making process and crucial qualities they look for in a fund manager when allocating capital

Register your place here to meet Korean institutional investors, global managers, and private debt thought leaders this June.



Expand your fundraising horizons in Asia

The Seoul Forum is the #1 private debt fundraising conference to secure capital allocations from Korea's most influential investors.
ABL Life Insurance
Affiliated Managers Group
AIALife Korea
CapitaLand Fund Management
Catella Asia
Crescent Capital Group
Crestline Investors Inc
DGB Life Insurance
Government Employees Pension Service (GEPS)
Hanwha Life Insurance
Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance
I Squared Capital
KB Life Insurance
KDB Life Insurance
Korea Investment Corporation (KIC)
Korea Post Savings
KTB Asset Management
Lotte Non-Life Insurance
Meritz Fire & Marine Insurance
MetLife Investment Management
MG Non-Life Insurance
Mizuho Group National Federation of Fisheries Cooperatives
National Pension Research Institute
National Pension Service (NPS)
Payton Capital
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance (SFMI)
Samsung Life Insurance
Seoul Guarantee Insurance
Shinhan Life Insurance
The K Non-Life Insurance
Willis Towers Watson
and many more...

Meet Korea’s investor community

Connect with behemoth investors KIC, POBA, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance and more in person and build a strong relationship.

Gain a strategic edge

Understand investors’ changing needs and appetite shift towards different strategies.

Build lasting relationships in-person

Catch up with Korean investors and global private credit leaders to discuss future portfolio strategies.

2022 keynote panellist

JR (Jeryang) Lee
Head of Strategic Alternative Investments Team
National Pension Service

Hear from South Korea’s AUM$654bn NPS’ strategic approach in private debt investments for 2023 and beyond at the Seoul Forum this November.


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What our delegates say

Qianru Yang

Keppel Capital

“It provides good insight into how Korean LPs think about this asset class.”

Ryoko Katayam

Topaz Capital

“Very well organized and structured. Great access to the asset class’ leading players and insights.”

Juno, Hee Kyoung Yoon


“Founding members gave us insightful sharing and perspectives from regional LP are inspiring.”

Apply for a complimentary Institutional Investor pass

A limited number of complimentary passes are available for allocators and institutional investors to join the event.

To qualify for a complimentary pass, you must meet the eligibility criteria in representing a pension fund, insurance company, sovereign wealth fund, private wealth manager, foundation, endowment, family office or corporate investment division.

Apply for a pass and a member of our team will follow up with you.

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Partner with the PDI Seoul Forum

The PDI Seoul Forum 2020 will offer a unique opportunity for organisations to raise their profile among senior private debt decision-makers across the world.

For exclusive sponsorship package for the PDI Seoul Forum and PDI Japan Korea Week, please contact sponsorship team at, call +852 2153 3846.

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Discuss trending topics with our thought-leading speakers

Download the latest agenda to discover:

  • Trends shaping Korean investor allocations
  • Their strategy and geography preferences
  • Our industry-leading speaking faculty
  • and so much more.

Contact producer, Niann Lai at if you’re interested to speak at the conference.

2022 Confirmed speakers:

YS Cho

Head of Private Debt Investment Division, Samsung Asset Management

Mr. Cho is the Head of Private Debt Investment Division in Samsung Asset Management Company. He oversees projects related to direct lending private debt fund investments; leveraged financing; and real asset-based financing, including aviation and ves… Read full bio

Mikyung Chung

Head of Investment Team, Mirae Asset Global Investments

Mikyung Chung, an alternative investment professional, is NHUF(National Housing and Urban Fund) investment team head of Mirae Asset Global Investments and manages USD 1.5B alternative investment funds and SMA from Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, an… Read full bio

Ming Eng

Managing Partner, Orion Capital Asia

Ming Eng is a Managing Partner and a board member of Orion Capital Asia. She is responsible for the funds’ investment activities and serves as a member of the investment committee. Orion Capital Asia, established in 2013, is a premier private debt in… Read full bio
Jiroo Eoh, ABL Life Insurance

Jiroo Eoh

Head of Alternative Investment Department, ABL Life Insurance

Jiroo Eoh is the Head of Alternative Investment Department at ABL Life Insurance (Korea, joined since 2017). Jiroo is in charge of ABL Life Insurance’s alternative investment business including strategic investment planning, execution and portfolio m… Read full bio

Woong Han

Head of PE/PD Team, Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance

Woong Han is responsible for Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance’s domestic and overseas private equity, private debt, and venture capital investments. Before Hyundai Insurance in 2018, he spent eight years as an alternative investment manager at ABL… Read full bio

Woong Hwang

Head of AI Solution Team, Kyobo Securities

Woong Hwang is a director and the head of Alternative Investment Solution Department at Kyobo Securities, responsible for private fund placement and investment advisory services in Korea. His department is specialized in private credit, private equit… Read full bio

You-Ha Hyun

Principal, Perpetual Investors

You-Ha Hyun leads the private debt program at Perpetual Investors GmbH, a German based professional single family office. In this role, he is mainly responsible for managing the private debt portfolio and focuses on manager selection across the broad… Read full bio

Seung-ki Jeong

General Manager, Kiwoom Asset Management

Seung-ki Jeong is Kiwoom Asset management’s alternative investment manager. He is responsible for investing in real estate, infrastructure, private debt, private equity, and other alternative assets. Prior to Kiwoom, he worked at DGB Life insurance a… Read full bio

Jun-Hyung Jon

Head of Overseas Business Division / Director, KDB Infrastructure Investments Asset Management (KIAMCO)

Updated bio coming soon.

Rok Kim

Senior Manager, The Korean Teachers’ Credit Union

Rok(Gyeong Rok) Kim is senior manager of Investment Risk Analysis Team, responsible for Private Equity Investment risk analysis at The Korean Teachers’ Credit Union (KTCU) based in Seoul, South Korea. Prior to join the current team, he worked in over… Read full bio

En Jung Kwon

Team Head of Alternative Solution Team, Mirae Asset Global Investments

Ms. En Jung Kwon is a lead PM of Global fund of PE/PD fund investments. She has a broad range of experiences in the financial market, including JP Morgan as an investment banker and with Mirae Asset Daewoo where she sourced hedge funds, private debt/… Read full bio

Brett Lauber

Managing Director, Northleaf Capital Partners

Brett participates in the origination, evaluation and monitoring of private credit investments in North America, and leads Northleaf's Chicago office. Prior to joining Northleaf, Brett was at Fifth Street Asset Management as a Senior Vice President a… Read full bio

Song Ah Lee

Director, Alternative Investment Division, Kyobo AXA Investment Managers

Song-ah LEE is the Head of the Alternative Investment Team II and a director at Kyobo AXA Investment Managers(“KAIM”), which is a joint venture between Kyobo Life and AXA Investment Managers. She is responsible for the origination, execution, and man… Read full bio

Todd Leland

President, Goldman Sachs International

Todd is president of Goldman Sachs International. He is a member of the Firmwide Management Committee, European Management Committee, Firmwide Conduct Committee, Firmwide Reputational Risk Committee and Global Inclusion and Diversity Committee. Todd… Read full bio

Antonella Napolitano

Managing Director, Global Head of Investor Relations & Capital Formation, Deerpath Capital Management

Antonella Napolitano is a Managing Director and Global Head of Investor Relations and Capital Formation at Deerpath Capital. Her primary responsibilities include firm strategy and development, product and structure innovation, investor relations and… Read full bio

David Oh

Investment Manager, Alternative Investment Team, National Federation of Fisheries Corporatives

David Yoonsuk Oh joined NFFC (National Federation of Fisheries Corporatives) in 2018 and is responsible for alternative investment including Private Debt in NFFC. Prior to NFFC, he worked for MMAA (Military Mutual Aid Association) as Alternative Inve… Read full bio

Marc Preiser

Portfolio Manager - Direct Lending, Fidelity International

Prior to joining Fidelity, Marc served as Senior Advisor to Next Wave Partners, a lower mid-market private equity firm, working with Next Wave to reposition its portfolio and pursue a hybrid credit strategy. Prior to Next Wave, Marc was Head of Europ… Read full bio

Greg Racz

Co-founder and President, MGG Investment Group

Prior to co-founding MGG, where he serves as President and is a member of the Investment Committee, Mr. Racz was President of Hutchin Hill, a multi-billion multi-strategy hedge fund. Previously, Mr. Racz co-founded Octavian Advisors, LP, a $1.4 billi… Read full bio

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

Jieun Song

Senior Manager, NH Investment & Securities

Jieun is a Senior Manager at NH Investment & Securities (NHIS) Infrastructure team and has 11 years of experience in infrastructure investment and financing. Since joining NHIS in 2019, she led deals in energy infrastructure and renewables based… Read full bio

Zongwen Tan

Head of Private Debt APAC, Partners Group

Zongwen Tan is Head of the Private Debt business unit in Asia, based in Singapore. He is responsible for originating and executing investments as well as monitoring of the Asia-Pacific Private Debt portfolio. He is also a member of the Direct Debt As… Read full bio

Covid precautions

To help keep you and your peers safe, we require you to follow the Covid principles below to ensure the smooth running of the PDI Japan Korea Week 2022.

All attendees must provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status before checking into the event’s venue. All attendees will be required to wear a filtering face piece mask without a ventilation valve.

To expedite this process, PEI Media and our venue will be using the physical copy of vaccination, or digital proof of COVID-related health insights from the government-recognised mobile App. Complete your health screening with the apps ahead of time for expedited check-in and entry. We will NOT be accepting any other form of record of vaccination at the event. We are only accepting physical proof, photos of the vaccination record or digital proof via selected mobile apps.

Questions? Please contact

The below information is as of 18 October 2022 and will be updated if health, safety and security guidelines change.

What additional measures are being followed at the Seoul Forum of PDI Japan Korea Week 2022?

We would like to ensure our attendees feel confident as they return to attending our in-person events. Click here for Fairmont Ambassador Seoul document outlining actions the hotel is taking.

I plan to travel to South Korea to attend this conference, what are the current travel restrictions?

Click here to view the latest quarantine measures for inbound travellers.

Do I need to be fully vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test to attend?

When you arrive at the event, you’ll need to provide proof that you are  fully vaccinated* against COVID-19 according to your national vaccine programme.

(*Definition of fully vaccinated varies among cities, however, you will be required to take your 2nd dose at least 14 days before the event.)

How to show my vaccination?

You can present your vaccination record through:

  1. “COOV” mobile app or
  2. COVID-19 Vaccination Record (Hard Copy)

What do I need to do if I receive my vaccination outside of South Korea?

If you had received your vaccination outside of South Korea

  • Please click here to view the list of recognized Covid-19 vaccines outside South Korea
  • Guests must prepare and present Covid-19 Vaccination Record (issues outside South Korea)

Do I need to wear a mask?

All attendees will be required to wear a filtering face piece mask without a ventilation valve in the hotel’s public spaces at all times.

What I need to do before collecting my name badge at the venue?

You must present your vaccination record and measure temperature at the entrance of the venue.

What happens if I cannot attend the event because I have COVID-19 symptoms, have tested positive or am unable to travel due to changes in quarantine rules?

If your membership includes access to an in-person forum, you can join a different forum in-person across a 12-month period.

Will there be any tracking of participants in the event of a positive COVID-19 test result?

Yes, if needed we will be asked to report any cases to the Ministry of Health and Welfare for further handling.

Any questions regarding the event and vaccination requirements should be sent to

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