Korean Advisory Board

Noble Four advises select Korean organizations on investment opportunities in U.S. based companies with cross-border expansion potential. Engagement efforts are led by Mr. Matthew Yoon, Chairman, Korean Advisory Board.

Matthew Yoon

Co-Chairman, Korea Advisory Board

  • Currently serves as Managing Director & Head of Asia at Pi Capital International, LLC, a global advisory firm with offices in New York and Seoul, South Korea
  • Established Pi Capital Asia Co., Ltd where he serves as Representative Director and a Board Member
    • Responsible for both cross border advisory and alternative investment business
  • Specialization includes cross border M&A and financing in industrials and specialty finance areas
  • Previously, Mr. Yoon was with INTL FCStone Inc., a Fortune 500 company listed on NASDAQ, as a Managing Director, Investment Banking responsible for its Asia business with specific focus on covering South Korean clients. He was also with Firefly Holdings, Inc., a Boston based financial services firm backed by Kirnaf in Saudi Arabia, where he founded its first investment banking practice and was part of the internal M&A team. Mr. Yoon started his career at Bear Stearns Co., Ltd.
  • Brandeis University, M.A. in International Economics and Finance
  • Korea University in South Korea, Bachelor in Business Administration

Peter McLaughlin

Co-Chairman, Korea Advisory Board

  • Principal at a large investment firm based in Chicago, responsible for all aspects of the investment process including sourcing, transaction structuring and execution
  • More than 15 years of experience in middle market private equity, investment banking and lending
  • Executed investments across a wide range of industries for both public and private middle market companies
  • Former Managing Director at Medley Capital, where he sourced, executed and managed numerous debt investments
  • Prior to Medley, Mr. McLaughlin was a Managing Director at CIFC (NASDAQ: CIFC), where he started and developed their middle market direct lending business
  • Received an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago and an undergraduate degree from The Colorado College