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PineBridge Investments (“PineBridge”), the global independent multi-asset class manager, today announced the appointment of Kyeung-Won Min as Representative Director and Head of Institutional Sales in South Korea, with immediate effect.
Based in PineBridge’s Seoul office, Kyeung-Won Min will assume responsibility for all business development in South Korea.
Commenting on the appointment, Rajeev Mittal, PineBridge’s Asia Pacific CEO, said, “Korea is the third largest fund market in Asia and there is tremendous potential to achieve further growth in the institutional space. With our global manufacturing capability and on–the-ground presence we believe PineBridge can be a trusted partner to the Korean investor base. Kyeung-Won’s experience in marketing financial products to the Korean institutional market will be instrumental in achieving this objective.”
said, “Korean institutions are among the most sophisticated in Asia. Most of them are currently looking to further diversify their asset allocation into foreign and alternative investments. With its well-established brand, its global multi asset investment capability and extensive and innovative product range, PineBridge is strongly positioned to respond to institutional investor demand.”
Kyeung-Won has over 20 years’ experience in sales and marketing in the financial services industry, having previously worked at financial institutions including KBC Financial Products Hong Kong Limited, Nomura Securities Seoul, and UBS Securities Seoul. Kyeung-Won holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Yonsei University.
With Hong Kong as the regional headquarters, PineBridge has operations in several Asian markets, including Mainland China, Korea, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.
About PineBridge Investments
PineBridge is an independent asset manager with over 60 years of experience in developed and emerging markets. We manage US $71.7 billion for institutional and individual investors worldwide as of 31 December 2012. Our investment platform offers innovative, core and specialized alpha-oriented solutions across asset allocation, equities, fixed income, private equity and hedge funds. What differentiates us is our integration of on-the-ground investment teams across asset classes, bringing investors the combined benefits of our global fundamental perspectives with insights from structured analysis.
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