Local capital, global opportunities

The PERE Network’s 10th annual Seoul Forum will take place on 10 September where you can connect with Korean investors and global managers.

The Seoul Forum is the biggest regional event for institutional investors. 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 capital flows.

Buy your PERE Network membership and join us at the Seoul Forum this September.

The largest gathering of Korean institutional investors ever, including:

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Our keynote speakers

NPS’s Vision for the Future of Real Estate Investing

David Kim, Head of Real Estate Platform Investment at the National Pension Service (NPS), will outline NPS’s forward-looking vision for the future of real estate investing, and navigating the shifting market dynamics. Emphasizing on long-term value creation and robust risk management, he will insights into how to build a resilient portfolio and drive growth.

David J.S. Kim
Head of Real Estate Platform Investment
National Pension Service (NPS)

Demographics are Destiny – The Attractiveness of Alternative Real Estate Sectors

Al Rabil, CEO of Kayne Anderson and co-founder and CEO of Kayne Anderson Real Estate, will
discuss economic policy, the state of the commercial real estate market, and the role of changing
demographics and their effects on alternative asset classes. Mr. Rabil will also share his outlook
on the opportunity set ahead for alternative asset classes across equity and debt vehicles.

Al Rabil
CEO, Kayne Anderson,
Co-Founder & CEO, Kayne Anderson Real Estate

From Tokyo to Tampa – Analysing cross-border real estate allocation by global sovereign wealth funds and pension giants

Diego Lopez is a world-renowned expert on Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs), having consulted
for the World Bank and UN, helping establish and reformulate numerous SWFs globally. Prior to
founding Global SWF, he spent 5 years growing PwC’s SWF practice as Director and COO.

Mr Lopez will discuss how real estate allocation of SWFs and pension funds from around the
world compare with one another, and how these insights that can inform the investment
strategies of institutional investors in the audience.

Diego Lopez
Founder and Managing Director
Global SWF

PERE Japan Korea Week

The PERE Network’s Seoul Forum is part of PERE Japan Korea Week, connecting global fund managers with the biggest institutional investors in Japan and Korea.

Expand your network and advance your fundraising with access to private real estate opportunities in the region.

Learn how you can attend both the Seoul Forum and Tokyo Forum here.

Why attend Seoul Forum?

Boost your fundraising

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

Gain strategic insight

Understand how to strategically position your portfolio to appeal to Korean investors, learn from peers how to tailor to pitch to regional investors.

Better connections 

Set up pre-event meetings and continue the conversation after the Forum with your membership to PERE Network. Gain access to 1,400+ investors and managers globally, regular monthly insights and online meetings with fellow industry leaders.

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Apply for a complimentary Institutional Investor pass

A limited number of complimentary passes are available for allocators and institutional investors to join the event.

Complimentary investor passes are limited to foundations, endowments, trusts, insurance companies, single family offices, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds who are actively making fund commitments and do not engage in third-party fundraising activities or collect fees for advisory/consulting services. 

Apply for a pass and a member of our team will follow up with you to secure your pass.

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2024 Speakers

PERE Seoul Forum brings together C-level executives and industry thought-leaders to speak about the latest macroeconomic trends and insight impacting your strategies and plans in the region. Download the 2024 agenda to learn about the hottest topics we will discuss at the Forum.

 

Please contact Rida Shaikh at rida.s@pei.group for a discussion on key topics and speaking opportunities at the PERE Seoul Forum.

Our inspirational keynote line-up:

George Agethen Ivanhoe Cambridge

George Agethen

Head of Asia-Pacific, Real Estate, CDPQ

Mikyung Chung

General Manager, Shinhan Life Insurance

Li Fan

Managing Director, Warburg Pincus

David Kim

Head of Real Estate Platform Investment Team, National Pension Service of Korea

Doyle Kim

Managing Director, Hana Securities

Jae Yeon Kim

Managing Director, Global Chief Investment Officer, Samsung SRA Asset Management

Nick Lee

Managing Director, Asian Business Development, Real Estate

Michelle Ling

Chief Executive Officer, Private Capital Management, Mapletree

Joyce Lo, Lazard Asia

Joyce Lo

Director, Private Capital Advisory, Lazard

Diego Lopez

Founder and Managing Director, Global SWF

Seonghun Min

Professor, The Department of Urban Planning and Real Estate, The University of Suwon (Investment Committee Member, NPS, GEPS and HUF)

Elizabeth Oh

Wealth Business Leader, Korea, Mercer

Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

Kyung Paik

Head of Korea, Shelter Rock Capital Group

Jun Park

Team Leader of Real Asset Investment Department, Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance

Wan Sun Park

Director, TransPacific Group (Asia)

Al Rabil

CEO, Kayne Anderson and Co-Founder & CEO, Kayne Anderson Real Estate

Andrew Rodriguez

Senior Research Associate, PEI Group

Sasha Silver

Head of Global Client Group, Redevco

Eunseok (Eugene) So

Managing Director / Head of Global Alternative Investment Team, Sangsangin Investment & Securities

Changeun (Harry) Song

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

Claire Cormier Thielke

Chief Investment Officer, Asia, Prologis

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, contact Nick Hayes, our Global Business Development Director of Real Estate at nick.h@pei.group

2024 sponsors

Principal sponsor

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Supporting association

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Affiliate publication

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2024 agenda

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2024 attendee list

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2024 brochure

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Institutional Investors at PERE Seoul Forum 2024

Complimentary passes are available for allocators and institutional investors to join the PERE Network’s Seoul Forum.

Complimentary investor passes are limited to foundations, endowments, trusts, insurance companies, single family offices, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds who are actively making fund commitments and do not engage in third-party fundraising activities or collect fees for advisory/consulting services.

Apply for a pass and a member of our team will follow up with you to secure your pass.

Apply for your complimentary investor pass

Meet Korea institutional investors including:

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Investors at PERE Seoul Forum 2024

The forum is the largest meeting place for institutional and private investors, and other members of the real estate community in Korea.

Check out the benefits of joining the conference and who among your peers you will be joining. Apply for a complimentary pass for your or your team today.

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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.

Apply for a complimentary Institutional Investor pass

A limited number of complimentary passes are available for allocators and institutional investors to join the event.

Complimentary investor passes are limited to foundations, endowments, trusts, insurance companies, single family offices, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds who are actively making fund commitments and do not engage in third-party fundraising activities or collect fees for advisory/consulting services.

Apply for a pass and a member of our team will follow up with you to secure your pass.

Apply

THE NETWORK FOR GLOBAL REAL ESTATE

Make better connections at the Seoul Forum and beyond

The PERE Network is a year-round program of networking and content that enhances the experience of our members at the PERE Seoul Forum.

Members can connect with more than 1,400 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. Get personalised introductions to investors that fit your profile from our dedicated networking team before, during, and after the event.
  3. Access unique, critical insights exclusive to members throughout the year along with preferential rates to attend any event within the global PERE portfolio

PERE Network Members list

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PERE Network Content Calendar

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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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PERE Global Events

Join our events globally to gain access to in-depth content, insights, and in-person networking opportunities with institutional investors. Contact our team to learn more.

한국의 자본과 글로벌 기회

2024년 9월 10 PERE Seoul Forum이 한국 투자자와 글로벌 매니저를 연결하기 위해 돌아왔습니다.

PERE 서울에 참석하시면  한국 기관투자자들과의 네트워크 확장 및 그들의 통찰력과 자분 배분전략을 파악하실 수 있습니다.

한국 투자자의 요구를 이해하고 국내외 자본 흐름의 미래를 결정하세요.

지금 바로 등록 하기

자금 조성을 빠르게 하는 팁

한국 기관투자자의 최신 시장 인사이트와  자본배분 성향을 확인하시고 귀사의  투자전략에 반영하세요.

전략적 통찰력 확보

기관 투자자들이 2024년과 그 이후에 집중할 코어 부문과 전략을 확인하세요.

더 나은 네트워킹

PERE Network 를 통하여 이벤트 전 미팅 일정을 잡으시고 포럼 후에도 대화를 지속하세요. PERE Network에 접속하시면  전 세계 1,00명 이상의 투자자 및 펀드 매니저들과 네트워킹 및 매월 다양한 업계 리더들의 인사이트 비디오를 보실 수 있습니다.

PERE Seoul Forum 에서 최고의 인맥 만들기

모든 PERE Seoul Forum  참석자는 네트워킹  플랫폼인 PERE Network의 12개월 멤버십에 가입이 됩니다.

저희 멤버십 회원은 플랫폼을 통해 연중 1,400명 이상의 투자자 및 펀드매니저들과의 이벤트 전후 네트워킹을 하실 수 있습니다.

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무료 기관 투자자 패스 신청

적합한 기관 투자자에게는 무료 포럼 참석권이 제공됩니다.

무료 투자자 패스는 재단, 기부금, 보험 회사, 단일 패밀리 오피스, 국부 펀드 및 연금 기금등 펀드 LP 출자를 적극적으로 하고 자문/컨설팅 서비스에 대한 수수료를 징수하지 않는 기관으로 제한됩니다.

패스를 신청하시면 저희 팀이 참석 가능 여부를 알려드립니다.

신청하기

View the 2024 agenda

Download the 2024 agenda to view the hottest topics shaping Korean investor allocation strategies and the regional market.

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

Download the 2024 agenda

Day 1
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Agenda

PERE Seoul Forum - Tuesday 10th

All times in KST/ UTC+9 (Simultaneous translation between Korean and English provided)
08:30 - 10:00

Registration and Networking Coffee

09:00 - 10:00

Investor Breakfast Briefing (open to institutional investor only, by invitation only)

Join the institutional investors for a closed door, off-the-record discussion that will empower your investment decisions. Gain valuable insights into the latest market trends, find out what your peers are investing in, and discover co-investment opportunities.

10:00 - 10:05

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Claire Cormier Thielke
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Claire Cormier Thielke

Chief Investment Officer, Asia, Prologis

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10:05 - 10:15

View from the Commentary Box – PERE Editor shares

Christie Ou

Reflecting on 2024, the big ideas shaping real estate, and how the asset class is evolving

Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

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10:15 - 10:35

Keynote speech - NPS's Vision for the Future of Real Estate Investing

David Kim, Christie Ou

David Kim, Head of Real Estate Platform Investment at the National Pension Service (NPS), will outline NPS’s forward-looking vision for the future of real estate investing and share insights on navigating the shifting market dynamics. Emphasizing tactical diversification and robust risk management, Mr. Kim will delve into strategies for building a resilient portfolio and driving growth.

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David Kim

Head of Real Estate Platform Investment Team, National Pension Service of Korea

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Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

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10:35 - 11:15

Keynote panel: Discussing existing exposures, troubleshooting current challenges, and identifying the opportunity in 2025

George Agethen, Jae Yeon Kim, Li Fan, Elizabeth Oh
  • Unlocking Plan B – How do you tackle existing overexposure to certain sectors and markets in the West? What are the restructuring options on the table?
  • Is it time to exit or to double down? How to refinance without compromising on liquidity
  • Gain insights and guidance into troubleshooting tactics, diversification strategies, risk management techniques, avenues for portfolio optimization
  • How and where to invest through 2025
George Agethen Ivanhoe Cambridge

George Agethen

Head of Asia-Pacific, Real Estate, CDPQ

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Jae Yeon Kim

Managing Director, Global Chief Investment Officer, Samsung SRA Asset Management

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Li Fan

Managing Director, Warburg Pincus

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Elizabeth Oh

Wealth Business Leader, Korea, Mercer

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11:15 - 11:55

Investor panel: Why now is the time to move on real estate

Changeun (Harry) Song, Jun Park
  • Where investors are most under-allocated and in which sectors
  • The global trends influencing the allocation strategies of investors
  • Falling knives: how investors are spotting and avoiding them
  • The denominator effect: how extreme it is right now
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Changeun (Harry) Song

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

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Jun Park

Team Leader of Real Asset Investment Department, Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance

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11:55 - 12:10

Presentation: Understanding investor sentiment with PERE Global Investor 100 ranking

Andrew Rodriguez
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Andrew Rodriguez

Senior Research Associate, PEI Group

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12:10 - 13:15

Networking Lunch

13:15 - 13:55

US Fund Manager Panel: The evolution of American real estate market and where the best opportunities of 2025 can be found

  • Effects of elections on macroeconomic factors: interest rates, inflation, regulation, global trade, and investment flows
  • What implications could these changes have for Korean institutional investors in US
  • American resilience: identifying resilient assets in the American market
  • How can institutional investors position their portfolios to capitalize on potential opportunities or mitigate risks?
13:55 - 14:15

Keynote Speech: Demographics are Destiny - The Attractiveness of Alternative Real Estate Sectors

Al Rabil

Al Rabil, CEO of Kayne Anderson and co-founder and CEO of Kayne Anderson Real Estate, will discuss economic policy, the state of the commercial real estate market, and the role of changing demographics and their effects on alternative asset classes. Mr. Rabil will also share his outlook on the opportunity set ahead for alternative asset classes across equity and debt vehicles.

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Al Rabil

CEO, Kayne Anderson and Co-Founder & CEO, Kayne Anderson Real Estate

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14:15 - 14:55

Panel: Will the golden era for credit continue when interest rates start to drop?

Mikyung Chung, Nick Lee, Seonghun Min, Kyung Paik
  • Is now still a good time to be a lender?
  • Whilst rates will inevitably come down, they are unlikely to drop to pre-covid levels; Will this change how lenders and borrowers work together on deals?
  • Will ongoing bank constraints enable alternative lenders to enhance and maintain market share?
  • What role will the CMBS market play in a recovery?
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Mikyung Chung

General Manager, Shinhan Life Insurance

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Nick Lee

Managing Director, Asian Business Development, Real Estate

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Seonghun Min

Professor, The Department of Urban Planning and Real Estate, The University of Suwon (Investment Committee Member, NPS, GEPS and HUF)

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Kyung Paik

Head of Korea, Shelter Rock Capital Group

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14:55 - 15:15

Coffee and Networking

15:15 - 15:55

Europe Fund Manager Panel: How resilient is the European real estate market in withstanding the current geo-political climate?

Sasha Silver
  • Now that the European Central Bank has made its first interest rate cut, will fundraising and transaction activity in Europe will pick up?
  • How far have prices corrected in Europe and how far is left to go?
  • What do you consider to be the biggest risk or challenge the industry will face in 2025?
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Sasha Silver

Head of Global Client Group, Redevco

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15:55 - 16:35

Panel: Rise of Asia-Pacific - Where are the opportunities?

Doyle Kim, Eunseok (Eugene) So, Joyce Lo, Michelle Ling
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Doyle Kim

Managing Director, Hana Securities

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Eunseok (Eugene) So

Managing Director / Head of Global Alternative Investment Team, Sangsangin Investment & Securities

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Joyce Lo, Lazard Asia

Joyce Lo

Director, Private Capital Advisory, Lazard

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Michelle Ling

Chief Executive Officer, Private Capital Management, Mapletree

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16:35 - 16:50

Keynote Presentation: From Seoul to San Francisco - Analysing cross-border real estate allocation by global sovereign wealth funds and pension giants

Diego Lopez

Diego Lopez is a world-renowned expert on Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs), having consulted for the World Bank and UN, helping establish and reformulate numerous SWFs globally.

Mr Lopez will discuss how real estate allocation of SWFs and pension funds from around the world compare with one another, and how these insights that can inform the investment strategies of institutional investors in the audience.

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Diego Lopez

Founder and Managing Director, Global SWF

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16:50 - 18:00

Closing remarks and Networking Cocktails

Our leading advisory board in 2024

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

Susung Choi

Team Leader, Real Estate Finance Team, Shinhan Life

Jiroo Eoh, ABL Life Insurance

Jiroo Eoh

Head of Alternative Investment Department, ABL Life Insurance

Jayme Younghee Han

Managing Director and Head of Asia ex-Japan, Pretium Partners

Inae Hwang

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

Rok Kim

Senior Manager, Real Estate Investment Team, The Korean Teachers’ Credit Union

Steven Joongho Kwon

Head of Global Investment Division, Samsung SRA

Song Ah Lee

Director, Alternatives Division, Kyobo AXA Investment Managers

Jun Park

Team Leader of Real Asset Investment Department, Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance

Wan Sun Park

Director, TransPacific Group (Asia)

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Inae Hwang

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

Chung Keun Kim

Managing Director, Investment, Samsung SRA Asset Management

Rok Kim

Senior Manager, Real Estate Investment Team, The Korean Teachers’ Credit Union

Ethan Koh

Global Head of Research Operations, PEI Group

Song Ah Lee

Director, Alternatives Division, Kyobo AXA Investment Managers

Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

Michael Sheffield

Head of Diversified Funds and Fund Manager, Dexus Wholesale Property Fund (DWPF)

Eugene So IBK Securities

Eugene So

Head of Global Alternative Investments Team, IBK Securities