Truston Asset Management, founded in 1998 and headquartered in Seoul Korea with a representative office in Singapore, is an independent, leading asset management firm specializing in Korean equities.
We have 13 sector analysts covering 27 sectors and about 500+ stocks. Our investment universe covers ~85+% of the KOSPI and KOSDAQ. Because of this, our breadth of coverage is larger than any sell-side research in Korea.
We believe the best way to achieve superior investment returns is to take a long-term approach of the markets and focus on individual company performance. Our investment process is characterized by a disciplined team approach, an emphasis on fundamentals, and thoughtful and rigorous analysis. This is a unique investment process characterized by research-driven team approach that has led to consistent outperformance. Our research capabilities is our edge and allows us to generate alpha primarily through bottom-up stock selection. Our investment strategies within Korean equities vary from active, passive, absolute return long-only, absolute return long-short to small-mid cap focused.
80% of our AUM is from institutional investors such as public pension funds and insurance companies, including some of the world’s most reputable institutional investors and sovereign wealth funds. Truston is registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as an investment advisor under the U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940, and is also an ERISA Compliant Qualified Professional Asset Manager (QPAM).