Isaac Kim

Vice President / Seoul

“By doubting we arrive at the truth.”

Isaac Kim

Vice President / Seoul

“By doubting we arrive at the truth.”

  • Bio

    Isaac joined NPX Capital in 2019 and focuses on private equity deals and venture capital investments.

    He has spent most of his career in financial services, with a focus on public markets investments. As he has experience in a variety of investment types and products, he adds value throughout NPX’s entire investment process.

    Prior to NPX, Isaac worked at LIEBS, an in-house strategic advisory group under Lotte Holdco which oversees M&A opportunities for Lotte subsidiaries and long-term strategy for Lotte Group.

    Before joining Lotte, Isaac worked as an investment analyst at two hedge funds in New York City, employing investment strategies including equity L/S, index arbitrage, special situations (bankruptcies), and value investing. Prior to that, he started his career at Samsung Securities Seoul as a derivatives trader, dealing with a total book size of $50 million.

    Isaac studied Economics as an undergraduate at Korea University and did his MBA at Columbia Business School.

    Areas of Interest

    Commerce, Marketplaces, Media, Infrastructure, Consumer, F&B, Fintech, Retail, Energy

  • 5 Fun Facts

    Origin: Seoul

    Talent: Avid Starcraft player

    Travel: Three months backpacking in South America

    Sports: Madridista (Real Madrid Club de Fútbol fan) since 2000

    Dream Job: Owner of Korean golf courses