Opening and Closing Bell on Wall Street
Executives and guests of Horizons ETFs visited the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Tuesday, March 4 to celebrate the launch of the Horizons Korea KOSPI 200 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF). The fund, which gives U.S. investors direct access to the stocks of the KOSPI 200 Index, began trading on NYSE Arca under the ticker symbol “HKOR”.
To mark the occasion, Hyeon Joo Park, Chairman of Horizons ETFs’ parent company, Mirae Asset Global Investments, was joined by members of the company’s leadership team and rang the NYSE Opening Bell.
About the Horizons ETFs Group
Horizons ETFs Management (USA) LLC is a member of the Horizons ETFs Group. The Horizons ETFs Group consists of innovative financial services companies offering regional families of ETFs in Canada, Korea, Hong Kong, Australia, the United States and Colombia. Currently, all of the ETFs offered by these companies use the Horizons ETFs’ brand with the exception of the ‘BetaShares’ family of ETFs in Australia and the ‘Mirae Asset Tiger ETFs’ family in Korea. With approximately US$8.15 billion in assets under management and 142 ETF listings worldwide (as of Sept. 30, 2013), the Horizons ETFs Group makes up one of the largest collective families of ETFs in the world. All of the Horizons ETFs Group companies and affiliates are subsidiaries of Mirae Asset Global Investments Co., Ltd. (Source: Horizon ETFs)
About Mirae Asset Global Investments
Mirae Asset Global Investments is one of the world’s largest investment managers in emerging market equities (Investments & Pensions Europe, January 2014). With approximately 550 employees, including 126 dedicated investment professionals, Mirae Asset offers a breadth of emerging markets expertise. Mirae Asset’s offices are located in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Taiwan, the U.K., the United States and Vietnam. Headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, the firm manages $58 billion in assets globally through a diversified platform to offer market-leading franchises in traditional equity and fixed income products, ETFs and alternative strategies, such as real estate, private equity and hedge funds. (Source: Mirae Asset Global Investments)