Seoul Forum Japan Korea Week 2023
26 June 2023,
Fairmont Ambassador Seoul
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
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.
2022 speakers included:
What our delegates say
“It provides good insight into how Korean LPs think about this asset class.”
“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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, call +852 2153 3846.
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 email@example.com if you’re interested to speak at the conference.
2022 Confirmed speakers:
Chief Investment Officer, DGB Life insurance
Head of Alternative Investment Solutions, Mirae Asset Securities
Head of Sustainable Investment Team, Korea Investment Corporation
Managing Director and Head of Principal Investment, Huatai International
Philip A. Galgano
Senior Director - Ratings, Egan-Jones Ratings
Chief Investment Officer, Pallas Group
Andre A. Hakkak
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, White Oak Global Advisors
Jayme Younghee Han
Managing Director and Head of Asia ex-Japan, Pretium Partners
Head of PE/PD Team, Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance
Head of AI Solution Team, Kyobo Securities
Dong Hun Jang
Senior Advisor, YULCHON
General Manager, Kiwoom Asset Management
Executive Chairman, Pallas Group
Celine Jeeyoun Kim
Senior Manager, Alternative Investment Team, Lotte Non-Life Insurance
Senior Manager, The Korean Teachers’ Credit Union
En Jung Kwon
Team Head of Alternative Solution Team, Mirae Asset Global Investments
JR (Jeryang) Lee
Head of Strategic Alternative Investments Team, National Pension Service
Managing Director, PineStreet Asset Management
Hong Kong Bureau Chief, PEI Media
Managing Director, Global Head of Investor Relations & Capital Formation, Deerpath Capital Management
Senior Director, Fitch Ratings
Investment Manager, Alternative Investment Team, National Federation of Fisheries Corporatives
Wan Sun Park
Head of Alternative Investment Team, Fubon Hyundai Life Insurance
Managing Director, Northleaf Capital Partners
Co-founder and President, MGG Investment Group
Managing Director and Head of Private Credit, Northleaf Capital Partners
Head of Junior Debt, Schroders Capital
Head of Investments (Korea), Willis Towers Watson
Head of Global Alternative Investments Team, IBK Securities
Managing Director, Global Debt and Equity, NH Investment and Securities
Principal, HarbourVest Partners Korea
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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?
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:
- “COOV” mobile app or
- 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 email@example.com.