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National Pension Service Invests 58 Listed Firms of 10 Biggest Business Groups
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National Pension Service Invests 58 Listed Firms of 10 Biggest Business Groups
  • By Jung Suk-yee
  • January 9, 2017, 02:00
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There were 58 listed companies under the nation’s 10 largest business groups that the National Pension Service (NPS) owned more than 5 percent of their shares.
There were 58 listed companies under the nation’s 10 largest business groups that the National Pension Service (NPS) owned more than 5 percent of their shares.

 

According to the DART of the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) on January 8, there were 58 listed companies under the nation’s 10 largest business groups that the National Pension Service (NPS) owned more than 5 percent of their shares. The figure accounted for 65 percent of the total number of listed affiliates of the top 10 groups as of the end of September last year. The stock value of 58 listed affiliates of the top 10 business groups invested by the NPS reached 57 trillion won (US$47.64 billion) as of January 6.

The NPS made the most investment in Samsung Group among the top 10 business groups. The stock value of 11 affiliates of Samsung Group owned by the NPS stood at 28.4 trillion won (US$23.74 billion). The NPS had a 9.84 percent share of Hotel Shilla, followed by Samsung Electro-Mechanics with 9.32 percent, Cheil Industries with 9.2 percent, Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance with 9.11 percent, Samsung Electronics with 8.96 percent and Samsung SDI with 8.19 percent.

The NPS also owns more than 5 percent of 11 listed affiliates of LG Group, including LG with 8.09 percent, LG Hausys with 12.19 percent, LG Display with 10.33 percent, LG Household and Health Care with 7.2 percent.

In addition, the NPS has more than 5 percent of shares of Hyundai Motor Group’s subsidiaries. It has a 8.02 percent share in Hyundai Motor, followed by Hyundai Glovis with 9.9 percent, Hyundai Engineering & Construction with 11.2 percent, Kia Motors with 7.08 percent, Hyundai Mobis with 9.02 percent and Hyundai Wia with 8.14 percent.
 
The NPS has more than a 5 percent share in 10 listed affiliates of SK Group, including SK with 7.39 percent, SK Telecom with 8.37 percent, SK Innovation with 9.87 percent and SK D&D.