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Our History

As a pioneer in Korean asset management industry, we have historic milestones of market innovation since 1998.

    • Sep 2017

      Reappointed as the Lead Manager
      for the National Pension Investment Pool
      for the 20 consecutive years

    • Jan 2017

      Spin-off to establish Samsung Active Asset Management
      and Samsung Hedge Asset Management

    • Apr 2016

      Establish a strategic alliance
      with Edmond de Rothschild (EdR) Group,
      to cross-sell mutual funds in Korea and Europe

    • Dec 2015

      AUM exceeds KRW 200 trillion mark

    • Nov 2015

      Forms a strategic alliance with CCB Principal
      to provide ETF advisory services
      and co-launch ETF products in Mainland China

    • Oct 2015

      Builds a strong partnership with Capital Group
      to co-develop retirement solutions
      and asset allocation products in Korea

    • Mar 2015

      Ministry of Labor selects Samsung AMC
      as Lead Fund Manager for the Industrial
      Workers’ Accident Compensation Insurance
      and Prevention Fund(Valued at US$8.4 bn)

    • Dec 2014

      LDI Investments Division
      formed with the transfer of 20 employees
      from Samsung Life Insurance

    • Jun 2013

      KODEX ETF surpasses KRW 10 trillion in net assets,
      the first in the domestic ETF industry

    • Oct 2011

      AUM exceeds KRW100 trillion mark

    • Sep 2010

      Re-named as ‘Samsung Asset Management’

    • Nov 2007

      Opens its first office outside Korea,
      launching an operation in Hong Kong

    • Oct 2002

      Offers the first ETF in Korea.
      KODEX 200 ETF is listed on the Korea Exchange

    • Mar 2001

      Selected Lead Fund Manager for the
      “National Pension Investment Pool”

    • Sep 1998

      Samsung Life Investment Trust Management Co.
      founded