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Company Overview of Korea Investment Corporation

Company Overview

Korea Investment Corporation is a sovereign wealth fund of the Government of Korea. It primarily invests in public equity, fixed income, commodities and alternative investment markets such as private equity, real estate, and infrastructure across the globe. For fixed income component of its portfolio the firm seeks to invest in wide range of securities, including government bonds and corporate credit. It also employs external fund managers to make investments in public equity and fixed income markets. The firm benchmarks the performance of its equity portfolio against the Morgan Stanley Capital International All Country, for fixed income portion of its portfolio the benchmark used is Bonds B...

17, 18F State Tower Namsan

100 Toegye-ro

Jung-gu

Seoul,  100-052

South Korea

Founded in 2005

Phone:

82 2 2179 1000

Fax:

82 2 2179 1065

Key Executives for Korea Investment Corporation

Chief Executive Officer
Head of Private Equity
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Risk Officer and Compliance Officer
Head of Research Center
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Korea Investment Corporation Key Developments

Korea Investment Corporation Announces Executive Changes

Korea Investment Corporation named Choo Heung-Sik as new chief information officer, replacing Lee Dong-ik, who left the firm in January. In his new role, Choo Heung-Sik will be in charge of the Korea Investment Corporation's $74 billion in assets. Prior to joining KIC, Choo most recently served at the Bank of Korea (BoK) as head of reserve management group since November 2011.

Russian Direct Investment Fund and Korea Investment Corporation Signs Memorandum to Form Russian-Korean Investment Platform

Russian Direct Investment Fund and Korea Investment Corporation have signed a memorandum to form the Russian-Korean Investment Platform. The signing ceremony took place in Seoul. The investment platform will focus on cross-border investments which fulfill Russian-Korean strategic interests. The parties intend to invest in companies and projects that facilitate trade and encourage investment cooperation between the two countries.

Korea Investment Corporation Presents at SkyBridge Alternatives "SALT" Conference, Sep-26-2013 03:20 PM

Korea Investment Corporation Presents at SkyBridge Alternatives "SALT" Conference, Sep-26-2013 03:20 PM. Venue: Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore. Speakers: Guan Ong, Chief Investment Officer, Head of Equity Investments, and Head of Alternative Investment Team.

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