Only three asset owners have signed up to the country's stewardship code. More must do so, including National Pension Service, the biggest state fund.
The likes of Geps, KIC and Hyundai Insurance are looking to further raise their allocations to private markets, but seem less keen on hedge funds.
Developments in financial technology solutions for asset managers promise to create new, detailed investing solutions, as well as changing the manner in which funds are distributed.
Developments in automated investing are expected to revolutionise elements of asset management, pushing more money into advanced robo funds.
The region's investors are eager to take on more risk, but they are too focused on cash to achieve their return targets, finds a new global survey by Legg Mason.
CIOs of Korean institutions are moving to build private debt allocations as they struggle to justify adding to large property and private equity portfolios.