[THE INVESTOR] Seoul-based private investment firm TCK Investments on March 22 said it has named former Korea Financial Investment Association Chairman Hwang Young-key as its senior advisor.
Hwang had ended a three-year term at the self-regulatory organization in February. Before that, he was head of a number of major banks and financial institutions here, including KB Financial Group, Woori Financial Group, Woori Bank and Samsung Securities.
“TCK Investments is a global investment adviser that provides high-quality portfolio advisory services to leading asset holders and corporations in Korea, recommending diverse investment assets such as global bonds, stocks and alternative investments,” said Hwang in a statement. “I share Ohad Topor’s investment philosophy of long-term investing and diversification and I am happy to be part of TCK.”
“I am fortunate to have known him for many years,” said Topor, chairman and CEO of TCK Investments. “We are delighted to have him onboard. Mr. Hwang’s experience, enthusiasm, and insights will be valuable as TCK Investments grows in the ever-changing domestic and global markets.”
Founded in 2012 by Topor and Howard Marks, TCK Investments is a multi-family office services firm that manages wealth, provides investment services for high net-worth individuals and corporations. The average balance of customers is estimated to exceed 10 billion won (US$9.4 million), according to the firm.
By Ahn Sung-mi (firstname.lastname@example.org)