SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): July 7, 2020
The Korea Fund, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
|1633 Broadway, New York, NY
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On July 7, 2020, Allianz Global Investors, a leading global active asset manager encompassing Allianz Global Investors U.S. LLC
(AllianzGI U.S.), investment manager for The Korea Fund, Inc. (the Fund), and Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (Virtus) issued a press release announcing that they have entered into an agreement providing for a
strategic partnership pursuant to which, among other matters, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Virtus, Virtus Investment Advisers, Inc., would become the investment manager to the Fund. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this
Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference. The new management arrangements are subject to approval by the Funds Board of Trustees and Fund shareholders, and AllianzGI U.S. and
Virtus expect that the arrangements will be in place by the end of calendar year 2020.
The information disclosed under this Item 7.01,
including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities under Section 18 and shall not be deemed to be
incorporated by reference into any filing of the Fund under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by
the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|The Korea Fund, Inc.|
/s/ Thomas J. Fuccillo
||Thomas J. Fuccillo|
||President and Chief Executive Officer|
Date: July 7, 2020