Local capital, global opportunities.

The 8th PERE Global Investor Forum: Seoul is back to connect Korean investors with global managers on 15 September 2022.

Expand your network, gain actionable insight, and escalate your fundraising potential by understanding how Korea’s most active private real estate investors are looking to allocate capital.

Understand the needs of local investors and determine the future direction of outbound and domestic capital flows. Key discussions include:

  • Structures that work best for Korean investors investing in funds or direct/co-investing
  • The trend of capital flows into industrial logistics
  • The transformation of green buildings and impact of ESG compliance
  • And more…

Boost your fundraising

Get the latest insight from Korean investors and align your investment strategies with their allocation appetite.

Gain strategic insight

Understand the core sectors and strategies that investors will focus on in 2022 and beyond.

Expand your network

Build closer relationships with Korean investors and global managers through dedicated networking opportunities.

Meet our investor network

Build strong relationships, share the latest market insights, and shape global capital flow with Korea's most influential investor network.
ABL Life Insurance
AIA Life Korea
DGB Life Insurance
Hanwha Life Insurance
Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance
Korea Post Insurance
Mirae Asset Life Insurance
Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA)
Samsung Life Insurance
The Korean Teachers' Credit Union

2022 speakers include

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View the key conversation topics


Download the agenda to understand what to expect at the upcoming event. The PERE Global Investor Forum: Tokyo will discuss trends and strategies across the region.

Have a topic that you would like to discuss on the agenda? Contact Brix Sumagaysay today.

Close relationship gaps faster.

Meet the global network in-person

The 8th annual PERE Global Investor Forum: Seoul will be held in-person in Seoul and available virtually on our easy-to-use platform.

Start conversations with investors easier, maximize your exposure around the influential members, and build stronger relationships with global peers.

Global Investor Forum attendees now get 12-month access to our global directory of investors to build your network and relationships across the year. Upgrade to a Global Passport for 12 months access to:

  • All PERE events in-person, including the Global Investor Forum: Seoul
  • New PERE Connect networking service, including functions in global investor hubs and personalized help to increase your visibility in the global network
  • And much more…

Book a tour to see how the Global Passport can help grow your business.

Global network list

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Korean members of our global network

Stay connected with regional leaders, knowledge-share daily challenges, and seek answers from industry titans.
ABL Life Insurance
AIA Life Korea
DGB Life Insurance
Hanwha Life Insurance
Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance
Korea Post Insurance
Mirae Asset Life Insurance
Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA)
Samsung Life Insurance
The Korean Teachers' Credit Union

Join our investor-led network

Explore opportunities with investors from across the globe today with access to the most influential private real estate network.

Want to understand more about who you will meet and what to expect at the Forum? Talk to our team today.

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Explore the trends shaping real estate capital flow


Download the agenda to see the trends shaping Korean investor allocation strategies and markets across the region. These topics will shape the discussions at the PERE Global Investor Forum: Seoul.

Have a topic that you would like to discuss on the agenda? Contact Brix Sumagaysay today.

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Our previous speaking faculty included

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Trey Archer

Sales Director – Asia, GRESB

Trey moved to China after graduating from university in the US, and has lived in Asia ever since. He was first introduced to ESG during his MBA studies in 2016, where he took courses on sustainability and CSR. After discovering a moral desire to be a… Read full bio

Matilde Attolico

Managing Director, Rockpoint

Matilde Attolico is involved in Rockpoint’s Asia Pacific capital raising activities. Ms. Attolico is based in Rockpoint’s London office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2021, Ms. Attolico worked at JLL as the Global Head of the Funds Advisory business… Read full bio

Sanghwoi Bae

Chief Executive Officer, ESR Kendall Square REIT

Mr. Sanghwoi Bae joined ESR Kendall Square in 2019 as the head of Income JV investment. He then joined Kendall Square REIT Management to spearhead ESR Kendall Square REIT’s (KOSPI 365550, the “REIT”) IPO and investment. After completing the REIT IPO… Read full bio

Chungha Cha

Board Member, Koramco Real Estate Fund

Cha worked in finance for 20+ years (Citibank in New York, Sydney and Honolulu, Yasuda Trust Bank in Tokyo, Board Member to Asian Merchant Bank and CEO of Lone Star Real Estate Funds in Seoul). And, since 2008, Cha has focused his career on smart, re… Read full bio

Devin Chen

Portfolio Manager, Commercial Real Estate, PIMCO

Mr. Chen is an executive vice president and portfolio manager in the Newport Beach office. He leads commercial real estate (CRE) strategy and is a member of the investment committees for PIMCO’s CRE equity and debt strategies. He has experience acros… Read full bio

Byung-kyu Cheon

Chief Investment Officer, DGB Life insurance

Byung-kyu Cheon is the CFO of DGB Life insurance. He has 26 years of experience both in the Korean and the International financial markets. He started his career in trading. He expanded his investment career into the fund management industry and the… Read full bio

Sean Egan

CEO, Egan-Jones Ratings

Sean Egan is a founding partner and president of Egan-Jones Ratings Company (EJR), which was organized in 1992 for the purpose of providing timely, accurate credit ratings. Over the past decade, EJR provide risk managers with warnings on Ambac, Count… 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
Ayaka Fujiwara, Green Climate Fund

Ayaka Fujiwara

Climate Investment Specialist, Green Climate Fund

Ayaka Fujiwara is Climate Investment Specialist at the Green Climate Fund (GCF)’s Private Sector Facility, where she is responsible for the origination and appraisal of private sector climate projects and programmes since 2018. Ayaka has 12 years of… Read full bio

Inae Hwang

Head of Real Estate Finance and Investment Department, Samsung Fire and Marine Insurance

Inae Hwang is the Head of Real Estate Finance and Investment Department in Samsung Fire and Marine Insurance ("SFMI"), where she is in charge of managing and investing in domestic and overseas real estate asset deals, global blind funds, and project… Read full bio

Seung-hwan Hwang

Head of Global Real Estate Investment and Head of Alternative Portfolio Operations, Hanwha Asset Management

Seunghwan Hwang is the Head of Global Real Estate Investment and Head of Alternative Portfolio Operations at Hanwha Asset Management Company (“HAMC”) with overall responsibility for leading the firm’s overseas real estate investments, and managing al… Read full bio

Eun-Young Hyun

Head of Real Estate, Midas International Asset Management

Eun-young Hyun is Head of Real Estate Division at Midas International Asset Management (Midas), where she is responsible for all investment management of the real estate asset class including investment, asset management, capital raising and fund man… Read full bio

Sorim Jie

Director, Cushman & Wakefield

Sorim designs marketing campaigns to attract investors, provides disposition advice, and oversees local and international capital market deals. He also oversees commercial real estate transactions, including office, hotel, retail shops, and mixed use… Read full bio

Matthew Kaplan

Managing Director and Team Group Head, Almanac (Neuberger Berman)

Matthew Kaplan is the Head of Almanac, Chairman of Almanac’s investment committee and Managing Director of Neuberger Berman. Since 1996, Matthew has been the portfolio manager for the ARS Fund Series, overseeing the placement of $6.9 billion of commi… Read full bio

Bomjhun Kim

Real Estate Part Lead, Korean Reinsurance Company

Bom-jhun Kim joined Korean Reinsurance Company in 2015 and is overseeing its real estate investments. Prior to joining the reinsurance company, he held various positions at Hana Alternative Asset Management, Hana Real Estate Trust, and Samsung Corpor… Read full bio

Doyle Kim

Managing Director, Hana Securities

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

Eui-Kyung Kim

Head of Corporate Finance, Tongyang life Insurance

Eui-Kyung Kim is the Head of Corporate Finance at Tongyang Life Insurance. He joined Tongyang Life in August 2016 as the Alternative Investment Team Head at its investment division, managing Tongyang Life's alternative investment AUM of 7.7 trillion… Read full bio

Jinhwan Kim

Senior Investment Manager, Teachers’ Pension, Korea

Jin Hwan is a Senior Investment Manager of the Overseas/Domestic Real Estate and Infrastructure portfolio at TEACHERS’ PENSION, KOREA. Jin Hwan began his career at the TEACHERS’ PENSION in 2008 and since then he has gained extensive investment experi… Read full bio

Andy (Hakku) Lee

Executive Vice President, DAOL Asset Management

Andy (Hakku) Lee leads 40 professionals at the Alternative Investment Division of DAOL Asset Management (DAOL). He oversees the firm’s infrastructure, REITs, shipping, and PE operations. Since he joined DAOL in May 2016, he has been in charge of comp… Read full bio

Kyle (Kyungwon) Lee

Head of Asia Investment Team, National Pension Service

"Kyle (Kyungwon) Lee leads NPS’s Asia Real Estate team. He has been with the pension fund since 2014 and oversees its real estate acquisitions, globally, ranging across the risk spectrum in multiple product types. Prior to NPS, he spent seven years a… Read full bio

Song Ah Lee

Director, Alternatives 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
Joyce Lo, Lazard Asia

Joyce Lo

Director, Private Capital Advisory, Lazard

Joyce Lo is a Director in the Private Capital Advisory Group at Lazard and their Real Estate Specialist for the Asia Pacific region. Her experience in Real Estate Private Equity spans across various roles including capital raising, investor relations… Read full bio

Seonghun Min

Associate Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Real Estate, University of Suwon

Seonghun Min is a Korean professor and author in real estate finance. He has a Ph.D. in Real Estate from Konkuk University, and has been an associate professor in the Department of Urban Planning and Real Estate at University of Suwon since 2012. His… Read full bio
Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior 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

Kyung Paik

Head of Korea, Shelter Rock Capital Group

Kyung is Head of Korea for Shelter Rock and CEO of Cayuga Partners, a real estate advisory firm specializing in cross-border transactions, and brings over 20 years of global real estate experience in capital raising, and fund management both in the U… Read full bio

Joon Park

Chief Investment Officer / Executive Vice President, Vestas Investment Management

Joon (Byoung-Joon) Park is the Chief Investment Officer of Vestas Investment Management, overseeing the firm’s domestic and overseas real estate investments. Prior to joining Vestas in February 2016, he held various roles across the real estate inves… Read full bio

Wan Sun Park

Director, TransPacific Group (Asia)

Wan Sun Park has primary responsibility for institutional investor relationships and fundraising in South Korea, Malaysia and Thailand. He is based in Hong Kong. Before joining TransPacific, Wan Sun served as Leader of the Alternative Investment Team… 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

Eonbin Shin

Partner, ERM

Eonbin Shin has more than 20 years of experience in Sustainability and Climate change consulting services. He has experience in establishing ESG management strategies for Korean conglomerates. Eonbin has led various activities to improve ESG performa… Read full bio

Tang Tang

Executive Director, Head of Capital Markets, Cottonwood Group

Tang is an executive director and head of capital markets at Cottonwood Group. Cottonwood Group is a US private equity real estate firm that employs a multi-strategy approach to investing in real estate with approximately $3bn in AUM. He oversees the… Read full bio

Lennart van Mierlo

Head of Commercial Real Estate Debt, NN Investment Partners

Lennart has spent his career in the Banking and Investment Management industry. He is Head of Commercial Real Estate Debt and member of the Alternative Credit Management Team within NN Investment Partners, headquartered in The Netherlands. He started… Read full bio

Ian Yoo

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Apath Resilience

Ian Yoo is USGBC Business Partner in South Korea (LEED Certification. Authorized Educational Partner. Reviewing), LEED International 1st Round Table Member, Vice Chair of Korea Green Building Council (KGBC) and Chair of Advisory Committee for Seoul I… Read full bio

Yuwon Yoon

Vice President, Samsung Securities

Juwon Yoon is a vice president of Samsung Securities where she is in charge of managing public and private alternative investment products, REITs IPO and paid-in capital transactions. She is also responsible for the firm's real estate acquisitions an… Read full bio

Thought leadership, branding and networking opportunities

Be part of thought-provoking discussions with leading institutional investors, fund and asset managers, developers, advisers, and strategic partners. Sponsorship gives you:

  • VIP access
  • Thought-leadership opportunities
  • High-profile branding
  • And much more …

For exclusive sponsorship packages for 2022, contact Nick Hayes, our Global Business Development Director of Real Estate at nick.h@peimedia.com

Global Investor Forum: Seoul attendees get more

By attending the Global Investor Forum: Seoul you will join real estate’s most influential global network. Being a member will give you access to:

  • Attend the Global Investor Forum: Seoul in Seoul
  • All of PERE’s global events
  • PERE Connect – our new tailored networking service
  • Access to the investor directory
  • Frequent virtual and in-person networking opportunities
  • And much more …

Talk to our team to find out how the Forum can help your firm grow.

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 PERE 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 asiaevents@peimedia.com.

The below information is as of 2 September 2022 and will be updated if health, safety and security guidelines change.

What additional measures are being followed at the Seoul Forum of PERE 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 asiaevents@peimedia.com.