Creating global growth strategies for Korean real estate capital

The 6th annual PERE Investor Forum: Seoul on 20 November will examine the new wave Korean outbound real estate capital to debt and equity projects as well as key factors driving Korean LP fund manager selections.

Established as the preeminent outbound-focused event in the region, the Forum brings together leading Korean investors with global fund managers and developers to connect capital with investment opportunities each year.

Key topics to be discussed this year include –

  • LP/GP discussion: Latest trends in global real estate and capital flow
  • LP panel: Portfolio diversification
  • All eyes on Europe: Where is room to grow?
  • Hot topic: Alternatives within Alternatives
  • All quiet on the western front?: US opportunities now and in five years
  • Real estate debt: Latest strategies in a hot asset class

Keynote speaker

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Anne Kavanagh
Chief Investment Officer, Patrizia

In an exclusive interview, Anne Kavanagh will be discussing Patrizia’s approach to real estate investing alongside their strategy and plans going forward.


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What our delegates say...


A quote icon for decorating the content Ben Hall

Q Investment Partners

The PERE Seoul Forum was informative, insightful and well organized to encourage participants to network informally while in a formal context.

A quote icon for decorating the content Rachel Salerno

Artemis Real Estate Partners

The networking opportunities with Korean LPs were excellent.

A quote icon for decorating the content Tingting Peng

ESO Capital

As always, the PERE organisers delivered a top-notch event where we were able to meet a number of Korean institutions looking to invest in Europe across a varie…

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We are currently working hard to create a world-class agenda yet again for the 2019 Forum. For any enquiries, please contact Florian Nuessel on at

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Day 1
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Day 1 - Wednesday 20th

08:00 - 08:55

Registration and networking refreshments

08:55 - 09:00

Welcome from the Chairperson

09:00 - 09:45

Opening keynote panel: Latest trends in global real estate and capital flow - an LP and GP discussion

  • What are the latest capital flow movements and macro trends?
  • What attractive yields are out there for the Korean institutionals?
  • Dynamic questions and answers round, driven by PERE’s editorial team
  • What is happening in terms of secondaries and exit strategies?
09:45 - 10:15

Keynote Interview – Strategy of the hour - Global Capital flows into Europe

10:15 - 10:45

Networking and Coffee Break

10:45 - 11:30

LP Panel

  • What are great strategies when it comes to portfolio diversification?
  • Capital owner perspectives and the recent co-investment rise
11:30 - 12:00

Discussion: Is Korea leading the capital flow back into Asia?

  • Will current outbound trends continue or are we on the brink of capital flow change?
  • What markets and asset classes will be the first to benefit, both Korea and the region?
12:00 - 13:30

Networking lunch

13:30 - 14:20

All eyes on Europe – Where is room to grow?

  • Korean investments of $8.4bn in income-producing assets and development sites abroad and three-quarters of this went to Europe, up from 59% in 2017. (RCA)
  • What are opportunities in top-tier cities as London and Paris, as well as promising strategies in Central Europe?
14:20 - 15:00

Hot topic: Alternatives within Alternatives

  • Hospitality, storage, co-living, etc – What offers the best opportunities, from a yield, regional and demographic perspective?
  • Changing demographic and generational purchasing behaviours
  • Will the expertise come from established players?
15:00 - 15:30

Networking Break

15:30 - 16:15

All quiet on the western front? – US opportunities now and in five years

  • What are smart strategies to battle hedging costs and the late-cycle environment?
  • What locations are worth keeping an eye on? And what classes will offer promising yields in the long run?
16:15 - 17:00

Real estate debt – Latest strategies in a hot asset class

  • What are the best RE debt strategies in Europe, Americas, Asia and Australia? And what are the opportunities with China deleveraging?
  • What are the risks and returns across the capital stack?
  • Who are the right partners to trust?
17:00 - 17:30

Closing LP Keynote

17:30 - 18:30

Chairperson’s closing remarks followed by cocktail reception

For any enquiries, please contact Florian Nuessel at


Kevin Colket

Founder, Global Hospitality Investment Group

Kevin Colket is the Founder and CEO of the Global Hospitality Investment Group (“GHIG”). GHIG is a recently incorporated hospitality private equity firm which will make equity and debt investments in hotel, serviced apartment, co-living, and student… Read full bio

Adam Davis

Director, Property, Wingate

Adam has extensive experience in property investment, development and finance, covering transactions in both Australia and the USA. Prior to joining Wingate, Adam was based in New York where he established and led the USA operations of Grocon, one of… Read full bio

Alexander Hoff

Founder and Managing Partner, Palmira

Alexander has more than 20 years of industry experience. Before setting up Palmira, he was CEO Germany for GPT Halverton and built the business from scratch to €1bn under management. Prior to that he was a member of the Executive Committee of Vivico… Read full bio
Jiroo Eoh

Jiroo Eoh

Team Head, ABL Life Insurance

Jiroo Eoh is the Team Head, leading infrastructure and real assets (real estate) investment team, at ABL Life Insurance (Korea). Previously, Jiroo worked with Macquarie Group (Macquarie Capital and Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, both Austr… Read full bio

Shiraz Jiwa

Chief Executive Officer, The Valesco Group

Mr. Shiraz Jiwa is the founder and CEO of The Valesco Group and has a distinguished track record spanning almost 2 decades. Mr. Jiwa has successfully closed and managed over EUR 3 billion of European commercial real estate investments, delivering str… Read full bio

Chang Eun Song

Head of Overseas Real Estate, Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA)

Updated bio coming soon.

Anne Kavanagh

Chief Investment Officer, Patrizia

Anne Kavanagh became the fourth member of the PATRIZIA AG Management Board in April 2017 and brings 30 years of industry experience. Mrs. Kavanagh joined from AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets where she has spent the last seven years as Global He… Read full bio

Janghwan Lee

Executive Director, Team Leader of Alternative Investment Team, LOTTE Insurance

Janghwan Lee has led alterative 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 investmen… Read full bio

Jinho Lee

Head of Global Real Assets, Postal Insurance, 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

James Lim

Chief Executive Officer, CapitaLand Investment Management

Mr. James Lim is the Chief Executive Officer of CapitaLand Investment Management and is responsible for managing all aspects of the global real estate private equity funds business of the Group. Prior to his current role, Mr. Lim was a managing direc… Read full bio
Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Reporter, PERE

Christie Ou is the Asia-Pacific reporter for PERE covering the private equity real estate markets in the region. Prior to joining PERE, she covered Asia’s business market for Bloomberg Business Week Chinese and the credit market for UK based Private… Read full bio
Yong Won Shin

Yong Won Shin

Team Head, Real Estate Investment Team, KB Insurance

Yongwon Shin is the team leader of Real Estate Investment Team at KB Insurance since 2017. Yongwon has invested in fixed incomes and alternative investment both directly and indirectly since he joined KB Insurance in 1998. He wrote a book, "The winni… Read full bio
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PERE Investor Forum: Seoul offers a unique opportunity for organisations to raise their profile by meeting with a global audience of senior decision-makers in the private real estate industry.

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