Jaiyong Kye

Strategic Partner
Languages – English, Korean

Jaiyong Kye as a founder serves as Managing Partner at Kye & Investment. Before starting his business back in 2015, he was Managing Director at KDB Daewoo Securities holding the position for global business development, and global strategic investment, where he initiated and developed various strategic business opportunities with U.S. leading investment companies including Starwood Capital Group, Tudor Pickering & Holt, Moelis & Company and so on.

He has been in the financial industry for 27+ years, beginning his business career at Daewoo Securities as an international corporate finance analyst in 1994. He was with HSBC Investment Bank as corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions manager from 1997 until 2021 and then MERITZ Securities as Executive Director for M&A Advisory between 2003 and 2009.

Jaiyong received his B.A. in Economics from Dongguk University and MBA from University of Rochester, New York.

Track Record:
  • Raised $30+ million for a US multifamily manager.
  • Nearly Raised $80 million commitment from an insurance company for a Renewable Energy Fund, with risk people dropping it for a small AUM < $1BB at the last minute
  • Advised a leading PE firm focused on mid-market Infrastructure for their 4th Flagship fund and co-investment.