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About KIC

Founded in 2005 to increase national wealth and contribute to the growth of Korea’s finance industry

CEO Message

Seoungho Jin Chief Executive Officer Korea Investment Corporation Photo

A Leading Sovereign Wealth Fund You Can Trust

Welcome and thank you for visiting the Korea Investment Corporation (KIC) website.

KIC, the sovereign wealth fund of Korea, was established in 2005
to efficiently increase national wealth and help develop the domestic
finance industry

We built Korea’s global investment infrastructure at a time when overseas investments in the country were still new. Today, we manage a diverse portfolio that spans equities, fixed income, real estate, infrastructure and private equity.

Over the years, and through multiple financial crises, KIC has pursued better returns through committing to a principle of long-term, diversified investing. As of the end of 2020, we manage more than KRW 200 trillion and stand alongside the world’s leading sovereign wealth funds.

In a rapidly changing investment environment and an increasingly uncertain financial market, our priority is to lay the groundwork for higher returns through responding with agility and resilience.

We also want to make a difference. Considering the positive impact we can have with our diverse portfolio and sizeable assets, we will take the lead in ESG and execute responsible investments that contribute to a more sustainable global economy.

We will also use our overseas investment knowhow and global network to lead the international investments of domestic public funds. Through supporting them in every way we can, we will be a partner to Korea’s finance industry.

Finally, my staff and I remain dedicated to growing Korea’s national wealth for future generations. We will honor your trust in us through investing with integrity.

I ask for your continued support as we strive to become a leading sovereign wealth fund and a central player in Korea’s future economy.

Thank you.

Seoungho Jin

Chairman & CEO
Korea Investment Corporation