The Korea Fund, Inc. (the “Fund”) (NYSE: KF) announced today a semi-annual portfolio manager conference call, to be held at 10:00 a.m. ET, on September 13, 2012. This call is being held as part of the Fund’s ongoing effort to provide additional communication to its shareholders.
Sang Won Kim, lead portfolio manager of the Fund at RCM Asia Pacific Limited (“RCM AP”), will present an economic update on Korea, including a view on Korean households’ debt, which has been a topic of recent interest in global media. Mr. Kim will also highlight a representative investment case (or stock example) related to the Fund’s long-term investment theme. Mr. Kim joined RCM Asia Pacific in May 2007 as a portfolio manager for Korean equity portfolios and has over a decade of experience in researching and analyzing companies in South Korea.
Raymond Chan, Chief Investment Officer of RCM AP, will present an outlook on Asia during the call. Mr. Chan has over 18 years of investment experience, with a focus on equity markets in South Korea, Hong Kong, China and Taiwan.
The dial-in number for the conference call is (888) 771-4371 and the pass code is 33249734. The call will be available for replay for 4 weeks. Individuals dialing into the call will have an opportunity to ask questions following the portfolio manager presentations. The replay number is (888) 843-7419 and the replay pass code is 33249734#. The conference call replay will also be made available on the Fund’s website at www.thekoreafund.com. International callers may access a list of local and international freephone telephone numbers for dialing into the conference call through the following link: https://www.yourconferencecenter.com/AlternateNumbers/alternatenumbers.aspx?100500&t=A&o=UCpQVmjoPVKlQO.The Korea Fund, Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end investment company. The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation through investing primarily in equity securities trading on the Korean stock exchanges. Its shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “KF.”