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Director's message

Welcome to visit our Institute’s website!


Korea Alternative Investments Research Institute (KAIRI) was founded in 2014. KAIRI promotes high quality research that can meet the new paradigm for the global financial industry.


The mission of KAIRI is to contribute to the quality-growth of domestic Alternative Investment market through industry-academic collaborative research, education, and pragmatic applications involving alternative investment asset classes such as hedge fund, commodities, PEF, real estate, as well as its portfolio risk management.


These areas have been the fastest growing areas of global capital market during this period and KAIRI shall greatly bolster our efforts to raise both Korean individual and financial institution’s understanding of global alternative investment world, and provide a sounds solution to their short- and long-term asset management decisions.


Given our goal, KAIRI currently works with Global General Partners, in the area of research and strategy development for Korean investors.


We hope that our website may serve as a key resource for delivering timely and accurate information about the alternative investment industry to experts and the general public.




Sam Y. Chung, Ph.D.


Director of KAIRI

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