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 18, 2013. 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 Allianz Global Investors Asia Pacific Limited (“AllianzGI AP”), will be available for any questions on the Korean economy and market during the call. Mr. Kim joined Allianz Global Investors 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 AllianzGI AP and portfolio manager of the Fund, will present an outlook on the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Chan began his investment career in 1989 and his investment experience includes a focus on equity markets in South Korea, Hong Kong, China and Taiwan.
Jenny Ng, Product Specialist for Allianz Global Investors’ Asian strategies, will present an economic update on Korea on behalf of Mr. Kim for the call. Ms. Ng has over 13 years of experience in the financial services industry. She joined Allianz Global Investors (Hong Kong) in 2005 and moved to San Francisco in January 2010 to promote Allianz Global Investors Asia Pacific investment capabilities in the U.S.The U.S. Toll Free dial-in number for the conference call is: 1 (888) 771- 4371 and the confirmation number is 35533248. 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=ULMPzijALPzZeG Individuals dialing into the call will have an opportunity to ask questions following the portfolio manager presentations. The call will be available for replay for 4 weeks. The replay number is (888) 843-7419 and the replay pass code is 3553 3248#. The conference call replay will also be made available on the Fund’s website at www.thekoreafund.com. 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.”