Simone Investment Managers’s investment team is comprised of seasoned investment professionals from various background.
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- RM · Compliance
- Soon Yeon ChaCEOSoon Yeon ChaCEO
Soon Yeon Cha is the CEO of Simone Investment Managers. He started his career at Arab Bank as an investment banker. Later he joined BNP Paribas, being the Vice President of the bank. Before founding Simone Investment Managers, he was the CEO of Prime Investment. He has extensive experience in investment banking and M&A consulting. He earned his B.A. in German Languages and MBA at Yonsei University.
- Jae Man ShimHead of PE DivisionJae Man ShimHead of PE Division
Jae Man Shim is a Head of Private Equity Division at Simone Investment Managers. Prior to joining Simone Investment Managers, Mr. Shim was a Managing Director in Investment Banking Division at Samsung Securities. Mr. Shim also worked as a Head of Capital Market Division at Hana Investment Securities and Auditor and Chief Development Officer("CDO") at Jong Kun Dang Holdings. Mr. Shim earned a BA in Economics from Yonsei University, and an MBA from Pennsylvania State University.
- Kang Bae LeeS. Managing DirectorKang Bae LeeS. Managing Director
Kang Bae Lee is a Senior Managing Director of Private Equity Division at Simone Investment Managers. Prior to joining Simone Investment Managers, Mr. Lee was a Head of Coverage at DB Financial Investment. Prior to DB Financial Investment, Mr.Lee was with Samsung Securities and Yuanta Securities. Mr. Lee earned a BA in Economics and MS in International Management from Seogang University, and completed PhD in Business Administration from Catholic University.
- Young Man HongS. Managing DirectorYoung Man HongS. Managing Director
Young Man Hong is a Senior Managing Director of Private Equity Division at Simone Investment Managers. Prior to joining Simone Investment Managers, Mr. Hong was a Head of Private Equity Division at MG Investment and CEO of Amicus Partners. Prior to Amicus, Mr. Hong was with Mirae Asset Daewoo Securities and Hi Investment Securities. Mr. Hong earned a BA from Yonsei University.
- Sang Ah LeeS. Managing DirectorSang Ah LeeS. Managing Director
Sang Ah Lee is a Senior Managing Director of Private Equity Division at Simone Investment Managers. Prior to joining Simone Investment Managers, Ms. Lee has accumulated over 17 years experiences of corporate finance including advising public and private entities on a variety of strategic and financing initiatives with particular emphasis on M&A, divestures, investment as well as capital raising, at Financial Advisory Services of Deloitte Anjin and Hana Financial Investment. Ms. Lee earned a BS in Biology and a MA in Corporate Finance from Yonsei University, and an MBA and MS in Information System from Boston University.
- Dong Cheol HanS. Managing DirectorDong Cheol HanS. Managing Director
Dong Cheol Han is the Chief Risk Officer of Simone Investment Managers. Mr Han has extensive experience in risk management, accounting, and investment analysis. He has worked at Hanhwa Asset Management and Hanhwa Securities for about 30 years. Han earned a B.A in Public Administrations at SungKyunkwan University
- Dae Goo KimDirector/Chief Operation-RM OfficerDae Goo KimDirector/Chief Operation-RM Officer
Dae Goo Kim is serving as the director of Simone Investment Managers. He specializes in risk management and day to day investment operations. He has been working at Simone Investment Managers since 2014.
Before joining Simone Investment Managers he has worked in Hanhwa Assset Management.
Mr. Kim holds BA in Computer Sciences at Chungnam University.
- Han, SeungkyuDirectorHan, SeungkyuDirector
Seungkyu Han is a director and leader of Investment Team 2 in Simone Investment Managers. Prior to joining the company, he worked for Samsung C&T and was engaged in various overseas projects. Mr. Han took B.A. and M.S. in civil engineering from Yonsei University and also holds M.S. in Real Estate received from New York University.
- Euna ChoDirectorEuna ChoDirector
Euna Cho is a director and leader of Investment Team 1 in Simone Investment Managers. Prior to joining the company, she worked for FAS and Audit in Deloitte and Investment Advisory Team in Genstar. Cho has Korean Accountant Certificate (KICPA) and took B.A in Business Administration and Accounting from Kyunhee University.
- Hyun Seok LeeS. Managing DirectorHyun Seok LeeS. Managing Director
Hyeonseok Lee is leading the Hedge Fund division in Simone Investment Managers. Prior joining Simone, he held positions at Heungkuk Securities, KTB Securities, Yuegene Securities, HSBC, Franklin Templeton and Deutsche Asset Managements. He earned his BA in Accounting from SungKyunKwan University.
- Jong Soo ByunChief Compliance OfficerJong Soo ByunChief Compliance Officer
Jong Soo Byun is working as the Chief Compliance Managers in Simone Investment Managers. Prior to joining Simone Investment, he has worked in Truston Asset Management as the Head of Operations. He has also worked for Leading Securities, Yurie Asset Management, SC Cheil Fund Services. He graduated from East Seoul University.
- Chaewon YoonHead of Risk TeamChaewon YoonHead of Risk Team
Chaewon Yoon is the team head of Simone Investments' Risk Management Team. Prior to joining Simone Investments, she has worked for RG Asset Management as the head of Risk Management team. Before working for RG Asset Management she worked for Ernst Young Business Risk Service and KPMG Financial Risk Management. She also worked as a compliance manager in Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance. She attained his BA in International Business and Trade & International Studies in Pusan National University and holds certificates of AICPA, CIA, CISA.
- Jung Han JeongManaging DirectorJung Han JeongManaging Director
Jung Han Jeong is a Managing Director of Private Equity Division at Simone Investment Managers. Prior to joining Simone Investment Managers, Mr. Jeong worked at Private Equity Division of Shinyoung Securities, Global Investment Banking Division of Hana Investment Securities, and Financial Advisory Services of Samil Pricewaterhouse Coopers.
- Daegyun KimSenior Managing DirectorDaegyun KimSenior Managing Director
Daegyun Kim is supervising the Alternative Investment Team in Simone Investment Managers. Prior to joining Simone Investment, he has worked in investment banking divisions of KTB Securities, NH Securities, Samyang Securities and etc. He has acquired BA in Managements from Jeonbuk University and has completed the Masters course from the same university.
- Haewon JangS. Managing DirectorHaewon JangS. Managing Director
Haewon Jang is leading the global marketing team in Simone Investment Managers. Prior to joining Simone she was the team leader in Shinhan Securities Global Marketing Division and has also worked from Woori Securities. She attained BA in Tourism & Hotel Management from Virginia Commonwealth University
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