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The partnership has secured $100m from a Korean investment bank and will seek to raise an additional $100m from North American investors.
Portfolio diversification, co-investment and how to get the right returns across equity and debt were some of the most-discussed topics at our two summits.
Check out the highlights from our Seoul and Tokyo Summits where we heard Korean LPs complain about GPs who fail to do their homework and Japanese LPs that are ready to move beyond core infra.
KIC chairman Heenam Choi explains why the sovereign wealth fund is looking to invest in alternative asset classes.
The hunt for strategies pursuing more than 70% of investments in OECD countries comes less than a year after the Korean investor announced a $500m mandate.
The South Korean public pension fund has increased its AUM exposure to the asset class from 5% to nearly 7% during 2018.
The 14 operating assets mark the first realisation for BlackRock’s Global Renewable Power Fund I, with GRP II 80% deployed and a third vehicle in the series earmarked for 2019.
The country’s investors are expanding overseas, with Europe attractive from a currency perspective. But they want GPs who put in the effort and come with the right products.
CIO Jang Dong-hun is concerned these investments might prove harder to exit, expresses a preference for publicly regulated assets and recalls a bad experience with crematoriums in Korea.
The former president of BNK Financial Group, Hyo-Joon Ahn, has taken over the role today.
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