Local capital, global opportunities

The 9th PERE Seoul Forum is back to connect Korean investors with global managers on 19 September 2023.

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.

All attendees will become members of the PERE Network, enhancing your networking experience before, during, and after the event.

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 2023 and beyond.

Better connections 

Set up pre-event meetings and continue the conversation after the Forum with your membership to PERE Network. Gain access to 1,000+ investors and managers globally, regular monthly insights and online meetings with fellow industry leaders.

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 and Fire Insurance
Korea Post Insurance
Korea Investment Corporation
Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA)
Samsung Life Insurance
The Korean Teachers' Credit Union
And many more ...

2022 speakers included

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 to secure your pass.


Our previous speaking faculty included

Interested in speaking at PERE Seoul Forum 2023? Please contact Rida Shaikh today.

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). Previously, Jiroo worked with Macquarie Group (Macquarie Capital and Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, both Australia and Korea). He is experienced in n… 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 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

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 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

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, Alternative Investment 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

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

Head of Alternative Investment Team, Fubon Hyundai Life Insurance

Wan-sun Park is the Head of Alternative Investment Team in Fubon Hyundai Life Insurance (FHL) where he is in charge of managing alternative investment - private equity, private debt, real estate and infrastructure. He has developed overseas alternati… 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

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 2023, contact Nick Hayes, our Global Business Development Director of Real Estate at nick.h@peimedia.com

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2022 post-event report

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Institutional Investors at PERE Seoul Forum 2023

PERE Seoul Forum provides an unrivalled platform for institutional investors and allocators to gather and discuss private real estate investments.

A limited number of complimentary passes for the event are available for institutional investors. Check out the benefits of joining the conference and learn who among your peers attends. Apply for a complimentary pass for you or your team now.


Meet the biggest global funds

Network and arrange one-to-one meetings with the biggest and leading real estate managers before, during and after the event.

Network with your peers

Connect with your peers and understand their strategies and allocation approach to real estate.

Get the latest insights

Discuss the opportunities and challenges your peers are facing in the market.

Explore opportunities

Find investment opportunities across traditional and emerging sectors.

What to expect on the event day

Previous institutional investors that have attended include

Reconnect with your Korean peers and share the latest market insights.
ABL Life Insurance
CFA Society Korea
DB Insurance
Fubon Hyundai Life
Hana Securities
Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance
KB Kookmin Bank
Korea Investment Corporation
National Pension Service
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance
Seoul Guarantee Insurance
The Korean Teachers' Credit Union
And many more..

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 to secure your pass.


View the key conversation topics

Download the agenda to understand what to expect at the upcoming event. PERE Seoul Forum will discuss trends and strategies across the region.

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


PERE Network

Attendees all gain a 12-month membership to PERE Network, a platform designed to enhance your PERE Seoul Forum networking experience.

Members can connect with more than 1,000 investors and managers throughout the year, setup pre-meetings with those attending the Forum, meet in-person on the day, or pick up a conversation after the Forum:

  1. Find investors who match your investment strategies and set up meetings ahead of the event on our membership platform.
  2. Showcase your profile ahead of the event and use our membership team to connect with the right decision makers.
  3. Access unique, critical insights exclusive to members throughout the year along with preferential rates to attend any event within the global PERE portfolio

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Members of PERE Network

Stay connected with regional leaders, knowledge-share daily challenges, and seek answers from industry titans.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
American Family Mutual Insurance
Bouwinvest Real Estate Investors
CBRE Investment Management
HSBC Asset Management
Ivanhoe Cambridge
Oxford Properties
Pretium Partners
Savills Investment Management
And many more..

Our network makes decisions that shape markets

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

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Seoul Forum attendees get more

By attending the Seoul Forum you will join real estate’s most influential global community, PERE Network. Membership will give you access to:

  • PERE Connect – our new tailored networking service
  • Content and insights to drive better decisions
  • Access to the investor directory
  • And much more …

Talk to our team to find out how the Forum and the PERE Network membership can help grow your firm.

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