KGI Securities Investment Trust Co. Ltd. (KGI SITE) was established on April 19, 2001 with paid-in capital of NT$300 million. KGI SITE aims to create wealth for its clients and to be their long-term financial partner, by focusing on providing new and innovative products, producing satisfactory returns, while delivering top quality, refined customer service.
The Research and Investment team of KGI SITE have solid backgrounds and experience in the financial business, and have achieved outstanding results in the industry. Their quality research and outstanding performance have received widespread acclaim as illustrated by awards won: KGI SITE’s KGI Pioneer Fund won the Best Domestic Equity Fund from the Taipei Foundation of Finance in 2004. KGI Big Five Taiwan Fund was nominated for Best Domestic Equity Fund from the Taipei Foundation of Finance in 2011. KGI Pan-Asia Taiwan Enterprises Fund won the Best Three-Year Return for an Asia ex-Japan Equity Fund from the Lipper Fund Awards and the Best Three-Year Return for an Asia Equity Fund from the Taipei Foundation of Finance in 2012.
In terms of mutual funds, KGI SITE has committed to developing new products. For example, the KGI Pan-Asia Taiwan Enterprises Fund and KGI Asia VIPH Fund are the few funds in Taiwan that qualified to invest in Vietnam market, Also, KGI EM Trend ETF Fund of Funds, KGI Emerging Markets Equity Small & Mid Cap Fund, KGI Cloud Force Fund, and KGI Silver Age Fund are the first NTD-denominated funds investing in those respective themes and asset classes..
In responding to the Financial Supervisory Commission’s Asian Cup policy, KGI SITE joined by Thailand’s One Asset Management, launched Economic Moat Fund in Taiwan and Thailand respectively on Sept.1, 2014. Moat Fund, which applies 'Economic moats” stock picking philosophy, is the first fund that responds to the Asian Cup project in Taiwan. These two funds are distributed in Taiwan, Thailand, and HK. via KGI Securities Taiwan, KGI Bank, KGI Securities Thailand, and KGI Security HK (Only to PI). This project showcases our ability in leveraging KGI group’s Asian presences to create synergies and new business models among entities across Asia.
Since the Taiwan’s Securities Investment and Consulting Act became effective in 2004, KGI SITE has been actively developing its private equity funds for high net worth individuals. Relying on their innovative, distinctive and tailor-made features, these funds have been producing satisfying returns for investors.
In the discretionary investment business, KGI SITE successfully wins mandates from nstitutions, including life insurance company, and individual clients. This is the evidence that the high quality of asset management that KGI SITE provides has gained recognition. As a result, the number of discretionary investment mandates has been increasing gradually.
Backed by broader recognition of fund performances, KGI SITE will continuine providing investors with long-term sustainable performances. KGI SITE will also introduce more innovative and promising products to expand product lines. Moreover, KGI SITE will keep developing more funds that link to unit-linked insurance products and win more discretionary investment mandates from institutions and individuals. Furthermore, through promoting-Regular Savings Plan (RSP), KGI SITE will steadily increase its asset under management.