Asian fund specialist Mirae sets out UK expansion plans

Mirae hires new sales director and plans to bring new funds to UK

Jung Ho Rhee of Mirae
Jung Ho Rhee, chief executive, Mirae Asset Global Investments

Mirae Asset Global Investments is keen to strengthen its presence in the UK and develop stronger relationships with intermediaries in the region, chief executive Jung Ho Rhee told Investment Week, a sister publication of Risk.net.

In an effort to grow its distribution efforts in the UK, the Asian specialist has hired Olivier Mampouya as a sales director in London to work alongside Nic Jones, head of UK sales.

Mampouya was previously relationship analyst at Wellington Management and has also work