Korea

By Joe Marsh | 5 November 2014
The fund house continues its drive to expand in Seoul, with a newly minted tie-up with Samsung Asset Management and Samsung Securities and a new addition to its sales team.
By Toby Yiu | 3 November 2014
After the first Korean fund house received an RQFII licence in late October, a raft of others are tipped to be on the way. Meanwhile, more French and Singaporean institutions ...
By Dr Insup Lee | 10 October 2014
Korea’s National Pension Service aims to raise its investment staff by almost half within the next year to meet return targets. It is focusing on global equities and ...
By Dr Insup Lee | 6 October 2014
Its $65 billion savings bureau has issued an RFP seeking large and experienced global firms to manage a global tactical asset allocation mandate.
By Leigh Powell , Toby Yiu | 15 September 2014
A public pension fund and two Asian sovereign wealth funds outline different approaches to third-party asset managers, but all rely on them for private markets.
By Leigh Powell | 1 September 2014
Park Min Ho, chief investment officer, Teachers’ Pension.
By Min Ho | 28 August 2014
The UK fund house has continued its regional buildout by hiring a senior executive from Samsung Asset Management to head the branch, with a focus on institutional clients.
By Jame DiBiasio | 25 August 2014
Traditional private equity investors in the country are growing more reluctant to invest in the asset class, says Kim Soomin of Japan’s Unison Capital, which in June ...
By Min Ho , Alison Tudor-Ackroyd | 15 August 2014
BNY Mellon appoints Japan chief; Barings hires global CIO; TPG taps Goldman exec; Citi names HK retail head and replaces China securities chief; SocGen shuffles in research; ...
By Dr Insup Lee | 15 August 2014
The market reacts positively to an announcement that the stock price fluctuation limit from the previous day’s close will rise to 30% from next year, although some still ...
By Leigh Powell | 14 August 2014
The $11 billion fund is looking to hire overseas investment specialists and is mulling whether to make its first allocation to global hedge funds.
By Steve Price | 25 July 2014
The company's first PE fund in Korea, whose biggest investor is Korea's $400 billion National Pension Service, has hard-closed at $295 million and has a global mandate.
By Dr Insup Lee | 23 July 2014
Choi Young-Gwon, who joined the retirement fund last week, aims to substantially boost its international exposure due to unsatisfactory returns.
By Joe Marsh | 14 July 2014
The Japanese group’s wealth management arm aims to replicate its domestic model across Asia and boost the number of relationship managers by half. It has just put its ...
By Leigh Powell | 11 July 2014
Support is growing for economic integration between North and South Korea, with Shinyoung AM the first to launch an equity fund focused on firms potentially in line to benefit.
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Capital gains tax
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