What is the Brand GS Group?

The GS Group is a conglomerate based in South Korea. Its holdings include GS Holdings and subsidiaries and affiliates. As of December 2019, its asset value was 65.4 trillion KRW, making it the 8th largest chaebol in Korea. The group acquired GS EPS Co., Ltd. in December 2005 from GS E&C Corporation and LG International Corp.

GS Group is an energy-to-construction conglomerate, with a diverse portfolio of companies. The company recently entered a bidding war to acquire a 46.9% stake in botox maker Hugel Inc., and is also planning to enter the botox market by acquiring a majority of the company. Since separating from the LG Group in 2004, the GS Group has been focused on oil refining, apartment building, and retail businesses.