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ASK Summit 2020

KED to host alternative investment summit for Korean, global asset managers

Oct 16, 2020 (Gmt+09:00)

The Korea Economic Daily (KED) is hosting its global alternative investment conference ASK 2020 in Seoul on Oct. 28 for Korean institutional investors and global asset managers.

National Pension Service CEO Kim Yong-jin, Korea Investment Corp. CEO Choi Heenam and British Ambassador to South Korea Simon Smith will attend the conference to deliver keynote speeches at the Alternative Summit Korea 2020, or ASK 2020.

The conference will deal with a variety of topics ranging from private equity, debt, real estate and infrastructure to multi-assets. Global investment experts will provide analyses on alternative investment markets and latest investment trends and opportunities during online and onsite presentations.

Speakers include Churchill Asset Management CEO Ken Kencel on the US private equity market; Park Square Capital Founder and Managing Partner Robin Dourmar on Europe's private equity market; and Ares SSG Group CEO Edwin Wong on Asia's private debt market.

Aberdeen Standard Investments' Global Infrastructure Head Gershon Cohen will give a presentation on the infrasructure market trend and outlook; IFM Investors' Executive Director Matthew Wade on the US infrastructure market's recent trends and outlook; and Crow Holdings Capital CEO Bob McClain about US real estate investment opportunities.Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets's Global Head of Sustainability Chris Leslie will make a presentation about sustainable infrastructure investment.

Date and time: Oct. 28, 2020 at 8:30-17:00

Venue: Conrad Seoul in Yeouido, Seoul

Contact: ASK forum office (822-360-4209)

Host: The Korea Economic Daily

Sponsors: National Pension Service and Korea Investment Corporation

You can register online at

Gershon Cohen, Global Head of Infrastructure Funds, Aberdeen Standard Investments  
Ken Kencel, President and CEO, Churchill Asset Management
Simon Smith, British Ambassador to the Republic of Korea
Chris Leslie, Global Head of Sustainability, Senior Managing Director, Macquarie
Robin Doumar, Managing Partner, Park Square
 Kim Yong-jin, CEO, National Pension Service 
Choi Heenam, CEO, Korea Investment Corp.

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