Vogo: Flying the Flag

The three partners of Korea''s first domestic private equity fund explain why their strategy will work.

An ex-government bureaucrat and two senior investment bankers launched Korea's first domestic private equity fund earlier this summer. It surprised many when Dr Byeon Yangho resigned from the Ministry of Finance. The respected government bureaucrat had risen to near the very top of the bureaucracy and could look forward to a secure position running a state corporation and a good pension.

His decision to leave and set up a private equity fund was out of character...

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