History

History

A History of Growth

Mirae Asset was founded in 1997 in the wake of the Asian currency crisis with a vision of and dedication to serving our clients, helping them build wealth for life. Our endeavor to expand overseas began in 2003 with the establishment of our Hong Kong office, which has become the backbone of our Asian and Emerging Market investment capabilities. Since the inception of that office, we have consistently enhanced our coverage and presence in the emerging markets and are now one of the world's largest emerging market investors.

We are committed to securing future levers of growth and providing value to our clients, as evidenced in our milestones.

September 2017

Mirae Asset Discovery Funds reach 7-year anniversary.

March 2015

Asia Fund-Class I (MILAX) won the 2015 Lipper Fund Award “Best Fund Over 3 Years” in the Pacific Ex-Japan Category (among 41 funds as of 12/31/14*).

*Investing involves risk, including the potential loss of principal. The Funds may experience negative performance, and past performance does not guarantee future results.
The Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards are based on the Lipper Leader for Consistent Return rating, which is a risk-adjusted performance measure calculated over 36, 60 and 120 months. The fund with the highest Lipper Leader for Consistent Return (Effective Return) value in each eligible classification wins the Lipper Fund Award. The Lipper Fund Awards, granted annually, highlight funds and fund companies that have excelled in delievering consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers. Additional information is available at www.lipperfundawards.com.

September 2013

Mirae Asset Discovery Funds reach 3-year anniversary.

June 2012

Mirae Asset trademarks "Great Consumer" in the US.

September 2010

Mirae Asset Discovery Funds launched in the US.

April 2010

Harvard Business School selects Mirae Asset Financial Group as case study subject in "International Entrepreneurship" course.

September 2009

Mirae Asset Global Investments agrees to form an asset management joint venture in China.

April 2008

Mirae Asset Global Investments (USA) established. Mirae Asset Global Investments (Brazil) established.

March 2007

Mirae Asset Global Investments (United Kingdom) established.

November 2006

Mirae Asset Global Investments (India) established.

September 2006

Mirae Asset MAPS Global Investments opens Vietnam office.

December 2003

Mirae Asset Global Investments (HK) established.

November 2001

Mirae Asset Global Investments selected as Korean National Pension Service manager.

July 2001

Mirae Asset Global Investments launches Korea's first equity mutual fund.

December 1998

Mirae Asset Global Investments established.

August 1997

Mirae Asset Investment Advisory established.