SK Group’s Chinese unit is setting up a 1 trillion won ($848 million) worth fund with Hillhouse Capital, according to a local media outlet.
SK China, which was founded in 2000 to oversee the group’s business in the country, will invest 100 billion won as part of its efforts to find future growth engine in China, according to a report by Korea Economic Daily citing anonymous industry sources.
SK China headquarters in Beijing
Hillhouse Capital, a well-known Chinese investor whose investment portfolio includes Chinese tech giants Tencent Holdings and Meituan and Woowa Brothers and Market Kurly in South Korea, will inject 900 billion won in the fund, the report said.
By Park Ga-young (firstname.lastname@example.org)