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Korea's most influential virtual gathering of private real estate leaders

Maximise your fundraising capacity at Korea’s #1 global real estate Forum

The 7th annual PERE Investor Forum: Seoul Virtual Experience on 15 September 2020 successfully connected the most influential Korean LPs with global decision-makers and influenced the next wave of Korean capital flowing to global private real estate investment.

The Forum is Korea’s #1 real estate meeting place and the opening Forum of PERE’s industry-leading Japan Korea Week. The Japan Korea Week Virtual Experience allows you to arrange unlimited 1-to-1 video meetings around your schedule with the region’s leading institutional investors.

Gain immediate insights from live-streamed and on-demand sessions, catch up with global peers about pressing topics in private real estate, and secure your next capital allocation in your own time.

The Forum set the agenda for global capital allocations from Korean institutional investors, joined PERE’s unrivalled private real estate community of institutional investors, fund managers, developers, and strategic partners at the annual meeting place to knowledge-share, analyze and strengthen portfolio strategies.

Navigate the new world of private real estate with Korean institutional LPs

Janghwan Lee
Managing Director
Financial Investment Group Head
LOTTE Insurance

Jinho Lee
Head of Global Real Assets
Postal Savings
Korea Post

Changeun (Harry) Song
Head of Overseas Real Estate

2020 featured speakers include:

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Meet confirmed Korean LP attendees

Schedule meetings with leading Korean LPs, gain insights to navigate the new world of private real estate investment at PERE Investor Forum: Seoul
ABL Life Insurance
DB Life Insurance
DGB Life Insurance
Fubon Hyundai Life Insurance
Hana Insurance
Hana Life Insurance
Hanwha Asset Management
Hanwha Life
KB Asset Management
KB Kookmin Bank
Korea Federation of Community Credit Cooperatives
Korea Fire Officials Credit Union
Korea Investment Corporation (KIC)
Korea Teachers Credit Union
Korean Teachers’ Pension
Kyowon Invest
Local Finance Association
MetLife Insurance
Mirae Asset Life Insurance
Prudential Life Insurance
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance
Scientists & Engineers Mutual-aid Association
Seoul Guarantee Insurance
The Korean Teachers' Credit Union
The Military Mutual Aid Association
The Police Mutual Aid Association
Tong Yang Life Insurance

The Week includes unlimited networking, live-streamed content, connectivity with fellow attendees.

Holistic discussion includes:

  • How to effectively fundraise with Korean LPs
  • Latest markets insights and analysis from US, Europe to Asia Pacific
  • Opportunities in the market: Hospitality, integrated resort, datacentres and co-working space
  • Alternative strategies review: real estate debt
  • What’s more: Architect, design and service management perspectives

What our delegates say...


Ben Hall

Head of Investment, Q Investment Partners

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

Tingting Peng

Director and Head of Investor Relations & Business Development, 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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Anne Kavanagh


The PERE Investor Forum Seoul was a great way for us to deepen our relationship with Korean investors and discuss upcoming real estate trends and strategies.

Open more doors with a Global Passport

The PERE Global Passport connects you to the virtual community of real estate decision-makers that attend all six of PERE’s industry-leading events with special perks that gives you the advantage to secure capital commitments and finalize your next project over your peers. All without leaving your (home) office!

Thanks to our sponsors

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Below is the 2020 programme. For any enquiries on the 2021 programme, please contact Florian Nuessel on at


Day 1 Day 2
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14 September 2020 - Monday 14th

Monday, 14 September 2020
18:00 - 20:00

Opening VIP Cocktails for LPs, Subscribers and Sponsors (by invitation only)


15 September 2020 - Tuesday 15th

Tuesday, 15 September 2020
08:30 - 09:00

Registration and networking refreshments

09:00 - 09:05

Welcome from the morning chairperson

09:05 - 09:50

Opening keynote panel: The latest trends and opportunities for global Korean capital

  • What are the latest capital flow movements and macro trends?
  • What is happening in terms of secondaries and exit strategies?
  • Will the investment wave into Europe continue?
09:50 - 10:20

Keynote Interview

10:20 - 11:00

Networking break

11:00 - 11:45

Cross-border Asia panel: APAC markets, Korean real estate and capital flows

What markets and asset classes will be the first to benefit, both Korea and the wider APAC region?

11:45 - 12:15

Discussion - Alternatives and specialist fields beyond office and retail

  • Logistics, hospitality, storage, co-living, etc – What offers the best opportunities, from a yield, regional and demographic perspective?
  • Will Covid-19 be limited to only a short impact on hospitality and co-working?
12:15 - 13:30

Networking lunch

13:30 - 13:50

Presentation: Real estate opportunities in Germany

13:50 - 14:35

Europe: What’s the talk on the ground for Korean outbound capital’s hottest market?

14:35 - 15:05

Networking break

15:05 - 15:50

North America: Unlocking opportunities in global real estate’s largest region

15:50 - 16:35

Real estate debt: A booming asset class and the right experts

  • What are the best markets as well as the risk and return strategies across the stack?
  • Who are the right partners to trust?
16:35 - 17:20

Korea’s institutional panel: What keeps the country’s LPs awake at night?

Note: This panel will be held in Korean, translation provided

  • Factors that will shape global real estate and its performance for the year ahead
  • Capital owner perspectives and the recent co-investment rise
  • Will a post Covid-19 world change the way Korean institutional work?
17:20 - 18:30

Chairperson’s closing remarks followed by cocktail reception

For any enquiries, please contact Florian Nuessel at

Rahul Ghai

Managing Director, Co-Head Private Real Estate Asia, Partners Group

Rahul Ghai is Co-Head of Private Real Estate in Asia, based in Singapore, and is a member of the Private Real Estate Directs Investment Committee, with 16 years of industry experience. Since joining Partners Group, Rahul has led several large transac… Read full bio

Jayme Younghee Han

Executive Director - Asia Funds Advisory and Distribution, Jones Lang LaSalle

Jayme Han, Executive Director, Asia Funds Advisory and Distribution, is responsible for JLL Asia Pacific mandates and distribution in the firm's Global Funds Advisory team. Ms Han takes on regional responsibilities focused on advisory mandates and di… Read full bio

Doyle Kim

Managing Director and Head of Real Asset Investment Finance Department, Hana Financial Investment

Current position is a Managing Director of Hana Financial Investment (Top Investment Bank in Korean Real Estate Finance industry) as a head of Real Asset Investment Finance Department leading a Real Estate Investment Business in Korean Domestic and G… 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

Yoonpyo Lee

Team Head, KDB Life Insurance

Yoonpyo Lee, Head of Overseas Investment Team at KDB Life Insurance is in charge of approximately US$ 4 billion of investment assets in global markets, including all the alternatives(real estate, infrastructure, private equity, private debt, aviation… Read full bio

Changeun (Harry) Song

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

Harry Song is responsible for cross-border real estate investment at POBA. Before joining the company in 2007, he worked at PAKC Realty Advisors from 2005, taking charge of domestic and overseas pension funds and real estate fund management. He recei… Read full bio
Euan Kennedy PERESEOUL20

Euan Kennedy

Vice President, Private Real Estate Asia, Partners Group

Euan Kennedy is part of the Asian Private Real Estate Directs business unit, based in Singapore. He has 14 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Partners Group, he worked at Deutsche Bank Asset Management and Valad Property Group. He holds a… Read full bio

Chung Keun Kim

Managing Director, Investment, Samsung SRA Asset Management

Mr. Kim very recently joined Samsung SRA Asset Management as Chief Investment Officer to spearhead the real estate investment activities globally. Prior to Samsung SRA Asset Management, until recently, he was the head of Infrastructure at KIC. He had… Read full bio
Justin Pattner PERESEOUL20

Justin Pattner

Partner and Head of Real Estate Equity for the Americas, KKR

Justin Pattner joined KKR in 2011 to help form KKR’s Real Estate Platform, which has grown to over $11 billion in assets under management across the U.S., Europe and Asia. He is the Head of Real Estate Equity in the Americas and oversees all aspects… Read full bio

The 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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