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Korea Investment Corporation (KIC)

Korea Investment Corporation (KIC) is South Korea’s sovereign wealth fund established in 2005. Its mission is to preserve, enhance and efficiently manage public funds in the international financial markets.


South Korea



Performance (%, 1YR)


Chief Executive

Seoungho Jin

Chief Investment Officer

Hoon Lee


Seokchin Kim

Asset allocation

40.6% Equities

34.9% Fixed Income

7% Other

7.7% Private Equity

6.5% Real Estate and Infrastructure

2.7% Hedge Funds

0.6% Cash Equivalents related articles
Asset Allocation

SWFs invest record amounts in VC

SWFs invested record amounts into venture capital last year with VC allocations ballooning. Overall assets were boosted by four new SWFs: Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Cape Verde and Rio de Janeiro. While Israel, Namibia, Bahamas and Mozambique will all launch this year.
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Investors x embrace ethics

More than half of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds, and around a third of the largest US state pension funds, have a disclosed code of ethics for their staff. According to the Public Fund Investment Policies 2015 annual review produced by the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, a code of ethics helps […]
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Korea and Abu Dhabi funds signal future co-investments

The South Korean Government has teamed with Abu Dhabi’s largest sovereign wealth fund, the $627 billion Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), to jointly pursue future investment opportunities. Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, ADIA, Ahn Chang-kuk, South Korean GovernmentAsset Owner:Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)Korea Investment Corporation (KIC)
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A 22-year love affair transforms KIC

Everyone asks Scott Kalb, the chief investment officer for the $37 billion Korean Investment Corporation, how he got the job. Scott, as his name suggests, is not Korean. Well, it’s a long story. Korean Investment Corporation, Scott KalbAsset Owner:China Investment Corporation (CIC)Korea Investment Corporation (KIC)
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