The Korea Fund, Inc. (NYSE:KF) announced today a semi-annual portfolio manager conference call, to be held at 10:00 a.m. EDT, on April 9, 2014. This call is being held as part of the Fund’s ongoing effort to provide additional communication to its shareholders.
Chris Leung, lead portfolio manager of the Fund at Allianz Global Investors, will be available for any questions on the Korean economy and market during the call. Mr. Leung re-joined Allianz Global Investors in March 2014 focusing on the Korean strategy. He has almost 20 years of experience in the asset management industry.
Raymond Chan, Chief Investment Officer Equity Asia Pacific 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. Leung 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.The U.S. Toll Free dial-in number for the conference call is: 1 (888) 771-4371 and the confirmation number is 36975923. 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=UlKkBiOeHoGLos 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 1 (888) 843 7419 and the replay pass code is 3697 5923#. 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.”