Welcome to the website of Pinestreet Assets
Since its establishment in November 2015, PineStreet Assets has been providing leading domestic and foreign institutional investors with opportunities to participate in fund investment and individual transactions provided by leading global asset management companies. PineStreet Assets has attracted investments from domestic investors and to grow into an alternative investment leader for overseas assets.
PineStreet Assets has played a significant role in reinventing value of the financial market in South Korea, a country with world-class investment capital and attractive investment opportunities, by supporting global partners' entry into the South Korean market while providing the provision of high-quality overseas investment opportunities for domestic customers. PineStreet Assets aims to become Asia's leading asset management company specialized in alternative investments.
Educational Background and Profile
PineStreet Assets was founded by Mr. Kunho Cho in 2015. Mr. Cho has more than 30 years of experience in global financial markets. Prior to founding the firm he was chairman and CEO of Millennium Management Asia Pacific, a leading global alternative investment firm. Mr. Cho held various positions at Lehman Brothers for 20 years. He was the first Asia based global vice chairman of the main operating company, Lehman Brothers Inc. He was CEO of the firm's Asia Pacific investment banking division and prior to that he founded the Lehman Brothers Korea office in 1990 and ran its Korean operations until 2000.
Mr. Cho graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA degree in biophysics and received an MBA from Columbia University.
He serves as a member of the board of overseers (emeritus) at the University of Pennsylvania. He also serves on committees of various philanthropic organizations for cultural preservation, hospitals and programs promoting reading initiatives for children.