Investiční kapitálová společnost KB, a.s. (IKS KB) has been operating in the collective investment market since the early 1990s. IKS KB was founded by Komerční banka, a.s. (KB) on 1 May 1994 as its wholly-owned subsidiary that became the legal successor of Investiční kapitálová společnost KB, spol. s r.o. founded in 1991.
On 1 January 2010 IKS KB became a part of an international asset management group, Amundi Group (Amundi), which was established by a merger of Société Générale Asset Management and Crédit Agricole Asset Management.
The core business of IKS KB is the establishment and management of investment funds and unit trusts, collective investment in 27 open-ended unit trusts managed by IKS KB. The number of IKS KB’s clients has recently increased to more than 175,000. They include individuals, legal entities, and also municipalities. KB’s distribution network of 395 branches throughout the Czech Republic and also a network of selected external dealers sell and redeem units for IKS KB.