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Korea Fund, Inc.

Korea Fund, Inc.

Sector: Unit Investment Trusts, Face-Amount Certificate Offices, and Closed-End Management Investment Offices Region: NY, United States


: | New York Stock Exchange: KF


Korea Fund, Inc. is a closed-end and non-diversified management investment company. The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation through investment in securities, primarily equity securities of Korean companies. It invests in various industries, such as chemicals, commercial banks, commercial services & supplies, communications, construction & engineering, consumer discretionary, consumer finance, diversified consumer services, electrical equipment, electronic equipment & instruments, entertainment, financial services, food & staples retailing, insurance, Internet software and services, metals & mining, pharmaceuticals, retail, semi-conductors, shipbuilding, tobacco, wholesale and wireless telecommunications services. The Fund's investment manager is RCM Capital Management LLC. Its sub-advisor is RCM Asia Pacific Limited and its sub-administrator is Allianz Global Investors Fund Management LLC. Korea Fund was founded on August 29,1984 and is headquartered in NY.

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Raymond Chan, Chief Investment Officer
Mr. Chan, CFA, is a portfolio manager and CIO Equity Asia Pacific with Allianz Global Investors, which he joined in 1998. He is responsible for all AllianzGI investment professionals in Asia (excluding Japan) and has more than 22 years of investment-industry experience. Mr. Chan was previously an associate director with Barclays Global. Mr. Chan has a B.A. from the University of Durham, UK, and an M.A. from the University of Exeter.
Sang Won Kim, Lead Portfolio Manager
Mr. Kim, lead portfolio manager, joined Allianz Global Investors in 2007. Mr. Kim manages Korea equity portfolios and has more than 15 years of investment-industry experience. He previously worked at Samsung Securities as an equity research analyst covering Korean non-life insurers and securities brokers. Before that he was a management consultant, advising Korean companies on strategic issues. He has a B.A. in business administration from Yonsei University and an M.B.A. in finance and accounting from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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