Why Mirae Asset

Mirae Asset Global Investments Group ("Mirae Asset") is the international asset management business within Mirae Asset Financial Group, and one of Asia's largest independent financial services groups.[1] Mirae Asset Financial Group was founded in 1997 in the wake of the Asian currency crisis, and is credited with creating the asset management industry within Korea. Today, Mirae Asset has a presence in Hong Kong (Global Headquarters), Australia, Brazil, Taiwan, India, United Kingdom, Canada, USA, China and Vietnam in addition to our home office in Korea. The global network allows our teams on the ground to efficiently capitalize on investment opportunities specific to each market in order to continually meet our clients' evolving needs.

Emerging market experts

Mirae Asset is recognized as one of the largest investors in emerging market equities by AUM of fund managers surveyed.[2] In fact, as of 31 December 2016, Investments in equity exceeded USD 21 billion, and total assets under management was over USD 90 billion. The unique position that Mirae Asset enjoys as an emerging markets specialist combined with our strong, stable and independent heritage in Korea gives Mirae Asset the perspective, expertise and competitive advantage necessary to deliver an innovative and market specific platform of products to our clients globally, focusing on sustainability and transparency.

Global coverage

We have been establishing offices around the world, with a focus on the emerging markets. These offices allow us to take more timely and decisive action on investment opportunities as they arise. As our ambitious plans for further international expansion unfold, we anticipate serving new clients as we have always done, by building on principlesWe have established offices around the world, with a focus on the emerging markets. These offices allow us to take more timely and decisive action on investment opportunities as they arise. Today, Mirae Asset has asset management operations in Hong Kong, Australia, Brazil, India, Korea, Taiwan, Canada and the United States, with plans for further expand our global footpring. As of 31 December 2016, Mirae Asset employs over 140 investment professionals globally, each dedicated to excellence in asset management.

Today, Mirae Asset has asset management operations in Hong Kong, Australia, Brazil, India, Korea, Taiwan, Canada and the United States, with ambitious plans for further international expansion. As these plans unfold, we anticipate serving new clients as we have always done, by building on principles. As of 31 March 2016, our group employs as many as 130 investment professionals around the globe, each dedicated to excellence in asset management.

[1] Top 20 Institutional Managers in Asia ex-Japan, Australia and New Zealand / Top 20 Retail Managers in Asia ex-Japan, Australia and New Zealand - Fund Manager Survey, Asia Asset Management, September 2013 (Based on assets sourced in the region as of June 30, 2013)
[2] One of the largest investors in emerging market equities amongst 68 asset management firms surveyed - IPE Survey: Managers of Emerging & Frontier Market Equities, Investment & Pensions Europe (IPE) November, 2015