February 23, 2019

AVCJ Korea Forum to kick off in September

PUBLISHED : July 17, 2018 - 16:57

UPDATED : July 19, 2018 - 09:55

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[THE INVESTOR] Asian Venture Capital Journal, an Acuris company, is holding the AVCJ Private Equity and Venture Forum Korea, the local edition of the most influential and largest gathering of private equity and venture professionals in Asia, in Seoul on Sept. 7.

More than 250 senior industry professionals are expected to discuss pending industry issues during the upcoming event. 

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The organizer also expressed great expectations, calling Korea as one of the most attractive buyout markets in Asia.

“The 2018 AVCJ Korea Forum will become a perfect opportunity to meet and learn from a top lineup of Korean and global industry leaders on the opportunities for investing in private markets in Korea and the rest of the world,” it said in a statement.

“Known for its editorial approach and superior industry knowledge, the forum will combine these leading investors with panel topics that brings out the best of the knowledge and experience these speakers bring.”

Key speakers include: Jang Dong-hun, chief investment officer of Public Officials Benefit Association; Kim Soo-min, partner at Unison Capital; Kim Shin, partner at Stepstone Group; Kim Yi-dong, partner at KPMG Korea; Lee Chul-min, managing partner at VIG Partners; Lee Dong-ik, director general of Investment Operations Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank; Howard Lee, managing director and head of BDA Seoul Office at BDA Partners; Lee Jay-hyun, managing director at Goldman Sachs; Allard Ruijs, partner at DIF; David York, CEO and managing director at Top Tier Capital Partners.

The Investor, Korea’s first and only investment English news platform created by The Korea Herald, is an official media partner of the Seoul event. 

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