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Individuals of foreign nationality (UK, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, etc.) can invest in Samsung Electronics shares either directly or indirectly.
Samsung Electronics shares are composed of original shares listed on the Korean Stock Exchanges and of Global Depository Receipts (GDR) listed on London/Luxembourg Stock Exchanges.
Individuals residing in foreign countries other than the US may trade Samsung Electronics GDR listed on the European stock markets.
European residents (EU)
Investors in Europe can trade Samsung Electronics GDR the same way they trade stocks listed on their local stock exchanges.
Residents of other regions
Non-EU residents, excluding US residents, have no special limitations for trading Samsung Electronics GDR listed on European stock markets.
* Investors simply open an account at a securities firm eligible for GDR trading on London/Luxembourg stock exchanges and trade shares. ex) Singapore (Phillip Securities, Kim Eng Securities), Hong Kong (HSBC)
Individuals are prohibited from trading on GDR in accordance with Rule 144A of the US Securities Exchange Act.
Foreign investors can buy Samsung Electronics shares directly in the Korean Stock Market.
(1) Obtain an investor registration certificate (IRC) from the Financial Supervisory Service
(2) Open a stock trading account at a Korean securities firm
(3) Transfer funds
(4) Trade shares in real-time
- Standing Proxy Agreement
- Investment ID Application
- Registration of Signature
- Criteria for Determination of Non-Resident in Korea
- Copy of passport
Foreign investors can buy Samsung Electronics shares through a local securities firm or bank.
(1) Open an account at a local securities firm or bank eligible for trading Korean stocks
(2) Deposit funds into the account
(3) Place trade orders
* Some securities firms require a minimum trading amount for opening an account.
|Hong Kong||HSBC, BNP Pariba, Credit Suisse|
|Singapore||HSBC, Phillip Securities, Kim Eng Securities|
|Japan||OKASAN, AIZAWA, SBI|
|US||Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. (MLPF&S)|
|UK||HSBC, Morgan Stanley, UBS, Smith & Williamson|
Hong Kong / Singapore
|* These procedures and requirements for Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated are not intended to be a solicitation or recommendation to purchase or sell Samsung Electronics securities.|