Danny Jeon will be head of Orchard Global’s newly opened liaison office in Seoul, South Korea after more than 20 years of financial services experience in investment banking and asset management
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orchard Global Asset Management announced Danny Jeon has joined the firm as Executive Director, Head of Client Solutions—Korea and head of the firm’s newly opened liaison office in Seoul, South Korea.
Mr. Jeon will help further accelerate Orchard Global’s commitment to and investment in Asia, following the firm’s history and presence in Singapore for over a decade. He will work closely with Orchard’s globally based team to develop the firm’s profile among institutional investors in Korea. Mr. Jeon will report to Jason Tan, Head of Asia Pacific in Singapore and David Burke, Global Head of Distribution & Investor Relations in New York.
“Orchard has been committed to Asia since its inception, with an expanding investor base across Asia-Pacific. As we focus on growth in the region, we are confident that Danny will strengthen our existing client relationships and successfully help us build our investor base in Korea,” said Mr. Tan.
“Orchard Global is proud to strengthen its long-standing investment in Asia. We are excited to have Danny build our brand, deliver value for our clients, and serve existing and new relationships in Korea,” said Mr. Burke.
“The newly opened liaison office in Seoul reflects Orchard Global’s commitment to expanding its business in Korea and across Asia. I am very excited for the opportunity to strengthen the firm’s franchise in Korea by supporting all that Orchard offers to our clients in this market,” said Mr. Jeon.
Mr. Jeon brings more than 20 years of financial services experience in investment banking and asset management. He spent nearly a decade at Barclays Capital as an investment banker in Hong Kong and Seoul. Most recently, he was Director for Korea Institutional Sales at MUFG Securities Asia. Mr. Jeon started his career at Citigroup and then Fidelity International. He holds a BS in Economics from Korea University in Seoul.
About Orchard Global
Orchard Global, with assets under management of $7.6 billion (as of March 31, 2022), is a global alternative asset manager in special opportunity lending, structured credit, and opportunistic public and private fixed-income investment strategies. Orchard Global's clients include pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, other institutional investors, and high net worth investors around the world. They are served from offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Korea. Further information is available at OrchardGroup.com. Follow Orchard on LinkedIn: /Orchard-Global
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