Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd. is a closed-ended investment company. The Company's investment objective is to provide Shareholders with an attractive return on their investment, predominantly through long-term capital appreciation. The Company intends to return to shareholders all dividends received, net of withholding tax on an annual basis. The Company is geographically focused on South Korean companies. The Company invests primarily in listed preferred shares issued by companies incorporated in South Korea, which in many cases are trading at a discount to the corresponding common shares of the same companies. The Company may invest some portion of its assets in other securities, including exchange-traded funds, futures contracts and other types of options, swaps and derivatives related to Korean equities, as well as cash and cash equivalents. The Company's investment manager is Weiss Asset Management LP, an investment management company.