Both join the group’s London office, with Von Ripperda and Lawley joining the specialist emerging markets investment firm as head of European (ex-UK) distribution and head of UK distribution and global consultant relationships respectively.
Both will help in the launch of a number of Sicav’s for the firm in the next few months.
Mirae Asset Global Investments (UK) chief executive Chunyong Rhie says: “The arrival of Andrew and Hendrik to lead distribution in the UK and Europe marks a significant development in the expansion of Mirae Asset. This team will help guide the company through its next phase of development, which involves bringing Mirae Asset’s successful investment formula to Europe.”
“The arrival of Mirae Asset in London underscores our determination to develop our business internationally and continue to deliver innovative emerging market investment solutions for clients around the world. The UK is a natural base from which to launch our European activities, and we aim to build the business by applying the same principles that contribute to our success in Asia. The Mirae Asset approach focuses on building long-term value for our clients through bottom up stock selection, an innovative and dynamic culture and adhering to proven fundamental business principles.”