Many thanks for attending our Korea Capital Market Conference in San Francisco – Invest & IPO 2016.

The event was enjoyed by all those who attended on the day; commenting on how they welcomed the opportunity to meet in an informal & independent forum and learn about the benefits, procedures, rules and regulations for listing on the Korea Exchange.

Special thanks to the host of the event Korea Exchange and sponsors Eugene Investment & Securities, KTB Investment & Securities, Samsung Securities, Korea Investment Partners, KTB Ventures, Yoon & Yang, KPMG Samjong; without their support, this event would not have been possible.

We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Intercontinental San Francisco


888 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States


T 1 415 616 6500




Tuesday, 15th November 2016

Intercontinental San Francisco, United States







Welcome Address

Jae Joon Kim

President and Chief Executive Officer

Korea Exchange 


Introduction of Korea Exchange and Listing Process

Jong Il Kim

Head of Global Listing Promotion

Korea Exchange

– Competitiveness of the Korea Exchange

– Listing advantage in the Korean Capital Market


KOR-US Business Partnership in Venture Industry; Bridge between Entrepreneurs and Finance, Korea and US

Sang Woo Lee

COB/Executive Director

Korea Investment Partners

– Korea Investment Partners Overview

– KIP Investment Update

– US Expansion Strategy


Investment Strategy and Portfolios of KTB Ventures in US

Ho Chan Lee

Managing Director

KTB Ventures

– KTB Ventures Overview

– Portfolio Companies of KTB Venture

– US Investment Strategy


Overview of Korean IPO Market

Daniel Kwon

Assistant Manager

Eugene Investment & Securities

– Stock & IPO Market Outlook

– Why IPO in KRX


Legal matters related to IPO in the Korean Market

Sung Woon Kang


Yoon & Yang

– Roles of law firms

– Key legal considerations

– Introduction of Yoon & Yang LLC


Accounting issues and preparation procedure for IPO

Jung Jun Won


KPMG Samjong

– Related regulations

– Accounting issue

– Preparation procedure


Presentation by Samsung Securities

Byung Chul Kim

Managing Director

Samsung Securties



Q&A Session



Conference Closes



Ho Chan Lee

Managing Director

KTB Ventures

Ho Chan Lee has been managing US investment activity of KTB since 2005 based in Silicon Valley. He has managed over 30 investments and exits across Information Technology and Life Science startups. He has helped US-based startups entering into the Korea market and building business relationship with Korean companies as well as helping Korean startups exploring the US market and advising M&A transactions. Prior to KTB, he worked at Booz Allen as a Management Consultant, developing business strategy and operational excellence projects for major Korean and International corporations. He holds a BS in Business Administration from Seoul National University, and MBA from Haas Business School at UC Berkeley.


Jinsong Hong

Senior Accountant

KPMG Korea

Jinsong Hong has started his career at KPMG Korea in 2015 and now a senior accountant at IGH department (Infrastructure, Government, and Healthcare). As a member of IGH, he has a variety of experiences in public sector. He has provided non-audit services to Ministry of Education to review private universities and to Ministry of Health and Welfare to review the government subsidies distributed to hospitals. Also, as an auditor, he provides audit and review services to both Korean and US companies listed in Korean stock market. He graduated from University of Toronto, Canada, in 2013 with a degree in Commerce and Finance.

Jong Il Kim

Jong Il Kim

Head of Global Listing Promotion

Korea Exchange

He has more than 20 years of experience in various departments of KRX and now is in charge of promoting listing of foreign companies on the Korean Stock Market. He was formerly head of listing maintenance review, corporate disclosure and etc.


Jae Han Kwon

Assistant Manager

Eugene Investment & Securities

Daniel Kwon graduated from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Finance. He has experiences of listing foreign companies on KOSDAQ market while working at Eugene Investment & Securities. In his IPO team which is specialized in Cross-Border IPOs, his major role is conducting researches on industry and valuations of foreign companies listing in Korean Market.


Sang Woo Lee

COB/Executive Director

Korea Investment Partners

Sangwoo Lee is leading US branch of Korea investment Partners and expanding investment port-folios in US, UK, Australia and Israel. He has 18 years of industrial experiences, before his financial career, in diverse area and companies in IT including Samsung Electronics, Dasan networks, and successful venture startups of Neomtel and Polidigm. As an entrepreneur, He led the core engineering development and business development. Neomtel introduced a new service concept of mobile image compression and transmission at 2000 and its graphic technology became a de-facto standard in Korea at early 2000s. The technology was adapted by Qualcomm later and the company went IPO at 2007.

He received his B.S. and M.S. in Control and Instrumentation Engineering from Seoul National University. He is a fluent English speaker.

Sung Woon Kang

Sung Woon Kang


Yoon & Yang

Sung Woon Kang is a partner at Yoon & Yang LLC and his main practice areas are securities and finance. He has experience with the issuance of securities by domestic companies through private and public offerings locally and abroad, domestic and overseas loans for financial institutions, project finance, and overseas investment by domestic companies. He graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2011 with a LL.M. degree and from Seoul National University College of Law in 2001 with a LL.B. degree.

Byung Chul Kim

Managing Director

Samsung Securities

Mr. Byungchul Kim, joined Samsung Securities in 1994.  Mr. Donghyun Ko has more than 20 years of investment banking services covering capital markets and M&A advisory.  He is leading coverage group in investment banking division, focusing on foreign companies in US and Asia. Mr. Byunchul Kim previously executed many monumental transactions in Asia capital market – Samsung Card IPO (Finance), STX Panocean IPO (Shipping), Jinro IPO (Beverage), BGF Retail IPO (Retail), and SsangYong Motors Acquisition, etc. Mr. Byungchul Kim received B.A. from Sung Kyun Kwan University.

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