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ASK 2014 is the highly efficient way to major Korean institutional investors. Last year, there were 560 participants including 258 investors.  Speaking at the summit is efficient way to create brand recognition by Korean investors. Global managers can find out Korean investors’ appetites and plans by joining the Closed-Door stream with key Korean investors. Sponsors are invited VIP dinner to associate with CIOs from top 20 Korean institutions!

Korean institutional investors are increasing “overseas” and “alternatives” investments.
– Asset held by institutions are projected to grow from USD 2 tn to 5 tn during the next 30 years, with a faster projected growth rates for alternatives.
– Domestic interest rates have remained quite low for a lengthy period of time.
– Domestic stock market has been within a tight range for last several years, despite a strong rally market in global equity over the past few years.
– Domestic real estate markets have also been stagnant for long time.
Potential legal issues for overseas based funds by Korean Capital Market Law
– Overseas based funds should be registered with the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) before any sales activities in Korea.
– Overseas based funds should use a licensed Korean sales agent for any sales activities.
– However, conferences are considered educational and therefore there should be no legal issues to make a presentation on the firm and its strategies.

For more information contact IK Song