Minjun Kim, CAIA, Chapter Head

Managing Partner, Strategic Asset Partners (SAP)

CAIA Member since 2014

Minjun Kim is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Strategic Asset Partners (SAP), which is a multi-family office based in Seoul, Korea.  He is involved in overseeing both traditional and alternative investments as well as the management of the firm. 

Prior to SAP, he was a Director of Hedge Funds at Korea Investment Corporation (KIC), which is the sovereign wealth funds of Korea managing over $150 billion of assets.  He joined KIC in 2008 as an investment manager and set up the internal hedge funds program.  He built the portfolio from zero to $5 billion in assets, which consisted of both single and fund of hedge funds as well as various co-investments.  The hedge funds are classified as volatility dampener in the overall portfolio context and have provided continuous risk-adjusted returns to the corporation.

Prior to KIC, he worked at Merrill Lynch Japan Securities, Bloomberg LP, Tong Yang Securities in various departments and roles, namely, Structured Credits, Analytics, Corporate Finance and International Finance. 

He is also actively involved in volunteer activities and worked at Busan International Film Festival Committee as a Staff in Asian Project Market for the new films. 

Minjun attained his BSBA with major in International Business and Government at Georgetown University, and an MBA from Yonsei University.  He is a CAIA charter holder and serves as Head of CAIA Korea Chapter.