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Mission and History

“Don’t settle for the conventional. Dare to be different.” CEO Jan van Eck

Providing investors access to opportunities that will strengthen their portfolios is VanEck’s guiding principle. Through forward-looking, intelligently designed active and passive approaches, we offer value-added exposures to emerging industries, asset classes and markets as well as differentiated approaches to traditional strategies.

We think beyond the capital markets to identify the trends—including economic, technological, political and social—that we believe will fuel investable opportunities and inspire our clients to reach their financial goals.

VanEck was one of the first U.S. asset managers to offer investors access to international markets and recognized early the transformative potential of gold investing, emerging markets and ETFs. Today, our firm’s capabilities range from core investment opportunities to more specialized exposures to enhance portfolio diversification.


CEO Jan van Eck shares how John van Eck's foresight continues to shape the investment philosophy.

VanEck’s business has been shaped by identifying influential, persistent investment themes before they become mainstream.

VanEck Today

With $77.8 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2023, VanEck offers a range of vehicles including exchange-traded funds (ETFs), mutual funds, institutional funds, separately managed accounts, model delivery SMAs/portfolios, and UCITS funds and ETFs.

Global Presence

Headquartered in New York with offices and local product offerings spanning Europe, Australia, Asia, and Latin America.

Global Presence


Full Time Employees


Investment Professionals


Average Years of Portfolio Manager Experience

Assets Under Management

* As of June 30, 2023
Global and International Equity
U.S. Equity
Municipal Bonds
Corporate Bonds
Emerging Markets and International Bonds
Emerging Markets Equity
Equity Income
Asset Allocation, Commodities and Digital Assets

Fund Development

At our core is an emphasis on solutions that meet the specific objectives of clients, which include individual investors and institutions, including endowments, foundations, pension plans and private banks.

We stress putting clients first in every step of the development process.


Think beyond the financial markets to identify the trends—including economic, technological, political and social—that will fuel investable opportunities before they become mainstream.


Determine what drives performance while being mindful of potential risks.

Ideas must offer lasting investment benefits.


Focus on optimal access, whether by being first to market or by developing a more intelligent, efficient approach.


Provide solutions that are client-focused and competitively-priced.

We commit internal resources and participate in these strategies alongside our clients.


After launch, expect ongoing, fair and balanced perspectives.

Investment professionals continuously produce high level research and are always available for clients.

Strategies Available Across Various Structures

  Emerging Markets Equity Emerging Markets Fixed Income Commodity/ Natural Resources Gold/Precious Metals Strategic Equity Asset Allocation U.S./ Global Fixed Income Sustainable Investing Digital Assets
U.S. Mutual Fund      
U.S. Insurance Trusts          
Sub-Advisory Accounts            
Separate Accounts
Commingled Fund              
Private Fund              
Model Delivery SMAs/Portfolios          

Values and Vision

Staying true to our mantra of offering investors forward-looking, intelligently designed strategies, our growth plans focus on our competitive strengths in our core asset classes as well advancing investor solutions in developing areas of the market.

One area that aligns our past with the opportunities ahead is the intersection of natural resources and sustainable investing. More information about how VanEck incorporates sustainability in our active investment analysis and engagement activities, including our Responsible Investing policy, can be found in Our Approach and Commitment to Sustainable Investing. Also, please take a moment to learn more about the contribution of the van Eck Forest Project on climate change.

VanEck is committed to fostering an inclusive culture where diversity is recognized and valued. VanEck is a corporate sponsor of Women in ETFs, an organization that creates opportunities for professional advancement by expanding connections among women in the ETF industry. VanEck has also established a corporate partnership with Wall Street Bound, a finance education nonprofit organization committed to recruiting, training, and mentoring diverse and under-represented youth for careers in the financial services industry.

View our latest views and insights to see what’s trending across our asset classes and strategies.

Value and Vision

Read our corporate profile to learn more about VanEck