Korea Investment Holdings Co., Ltd.

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History

2002
  1. December
    • Obtained preliminary permit for financial holding company
2003
  1. January
    • Split off from Dongwon Industry Co., Ltd and established Dongwon Finance Co. Ltd.
  2. May
    • Obtained permit for financial holding company and launched Dongwon Financial Holdings
  3. July
    • Dongwon Securities became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dongwon Financial Holdings
      after all-inclusive exchange of shares.
    • De-listed Dongwon Securities Co., Ltd. (100% owned by Dongwon Financial Holdings), and
      listed Dongwon Financial Holdings on KOSPI
2004
  1. December
    • Excluded from Dongwon Group in accordance with Enforcement decree of Monopoly
      and Fair trade act 3-2
2005
  1. March
    • Acquired 100% stake in Korea Investment Trust Co., Ltd. from Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation
      (“KDIC”) and incorporated it as a wholly-owned subsidiary
  2. May
    • Changed company name to Korea Investment Holdings Co. Ltd. (“KIH”)
  3. June
    • Merged Dongwon Securities Co., Ltd with Korea Investment Trust Co., Ltd
  4. July
    • Merged Korea Investment Trust Management with Dongwon Investment Trust Management
2006
  1. February
    • Established Korea Value Asset Management
  2. March
    • Established Cornerstone Equity Partners
  3. October
    • Launched Online Stock Service “BanKIS”
2008
  1. February
    • Established Korea Investment & Securities Asia, Ltd. in Singapore
    • Established K-Atlas Advisors and K-Atlas in Singapore (currently renamed as KIARA Advisors and KIARA Capital)
  2. October
    • Established Korea Investment Asset Management Holdings as an intermediate holding company,
      and incorporated KIM & KIVAM as its subsidiaries.
2009
  1. August
    • Established KIM Asia Ltd. (Korea Investment Management Asia Ltd.,) in Hong Kong
2010
  1. November
    • Included KIS Vietnam Securities Corporation as a subsidiary
  2. December
    • Korea Investment Savings Bank received credit rating of “A” for the first time in the industry
2011
  1. October
    • Korea Investment & Securities obtained license for Prime Brokerage Service
2012
  1. August
    • Merged Korea Investment Holdings with Korea Investment Asset Management Holdings
2013
  1. October
    • Designated as a Comprehensive Financial Investment Business Entity (Acquired Korea Investment
      Banking License) under Financial Investment Services and Capital Markets Act
2014
  1. November
    • Established Korea Investment Capital as a subsidiary of KIS
2016
  1. January
    • Incorporated EQ Partners (Currently Korea Investment Private Equity), which specializes in energy
      infrastructure investment, as a subsidiary
    • Established Kakao of Korea (Currently Kakaobank) as a subsidiary of KIH
  2. November
    • Acquired 4% stake of Woori Bank from Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation
2017
  1. April
    • Changed company name to KakaoBank of Korea from Kakao of Korea
      KakaoBank of Korea Obtained banking license from Financial Services Commission of Korea
  2. November
    • Designated as Mega IB by Korea Financial Services Commission of Korea
2018
  1. June
    • Acquired PT Korea Investment & Sekuritas Indonesia
2019
  1. May
    • Established Korea Investment Real Estate Trust as a subsidiary of KIH
  2. November
    • Excluded KakaoBank from KIH group after disposing a portion of KakaoBank shares
2020
  1. January
    • Changed company name to Korea Investment Private Equity from EQ Partners
2021
  1. January
    • Established KI&S US as a subsidiary of KIS
  2. December
    • Established Korea Investment Accelerator as a subsidiary of KIH
2022
  1. July
    • Established Korea Investment Real Asset Management as a subsidiary of KIM
  2. September
    • Established the Joint Venture ‘SF Credit Partners LLC’ between KIS and Stifle Financial Corp.
  3. December
    • KIS became the second largest shareholder of KakaoBank after acquiring KakaoBank shares from KIH and KIVAM
2023
  1. March
    • KIS formed ‘KIS ST Friends’, a consultative body for token securities, with Kakao Bank, Toss Bank and Kakao Enterprise
    • Korea Investment Capital secured 4% stake by participating in Toss Bank’s capital increase
  2. June
    • KIS became first in the industry by exceeding KRW 50 trillion in client financial product balance
  3. July
    • KIS succeeded in issuing samurai bonds for the first time in the industry (Total amount issued is JPY 20 billion)
  4. October
    • KIS signed strategic alliance with Carlye Group, a global investment firm
    • Korea Investment Capital participated in Toss Bank’s capital increase in succession
    • (As of the end of 2023, KIC share ratio is 8.99%)