Korea's most influential gathering of private real estate leaders

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

On 15 September 2020, the 7th annual PERE Investor Forum: Seoul will transform the landscape for next wave of global private real estate investment by connecting the most influential Korean and global real estate leaders.

As the top outbound-focused event in Korea, the Forum sets the benchmark and our regional leaders will create the new trends shaping the future of the industry. PERE’s unrivalled private real estate community gathers Institutional investors, fund managers, developers, and strategic partners at the annual meeting place to knowledge-share, analyse and strengthen portfolio strategies.

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

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Key discussion topics included

  • Korean LP report card: How do they assess their current investments?
  • International GP views on the latest global real estate trends
  • Discover the Korean investment opportunity
  • Korea success stories: Investing in hotels and hospitality
  • Real estate debt: What can it offer that equity can’t?
  • People, context and reinvention: A layered approach to creating a sense of place

What our delegates say...


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.

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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See below the 2019 agenda.  For any enquiries on the 2020 programme, please contact Florian Nuessel on at Florian.n@peimedia.com


Day 1 Day 2
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Day 1 - Monday 14th

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

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


Day 2 - 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 Florian.n@peimedia.com.

Jayme Younghee Han

Director, 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

Updated bio coming soon.

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

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
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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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