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Press release

19/5/2020

Germany: Fund industry registered inflows of EUR 24 billion during first quarter

Fund companies in Germany recorded inflows of new money to the tune of EUR 24.1 billion net during the first quarter 2020. With inflows of EUR 32.7...

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Press release

11/5/2020

Germany is the largest market for Robo-advisors in the EU

In Germany, Robo-advisors managed fund assets of EUR 7.5 billion at the end of 2019. This corresponds to almost 60 percent of the total assets they...

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EU Regulation

6/4/2020

BVI welcomes equal guidelines on performance fees within the EU

The German investment funds association BVI welcomes the ESMA guidelines on performance fees. The new rules essentially adopt the requirements of...

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Corona crisis

20/3/2020

BVI: No general pan-EU ban on short-selling

The German investment funds association BVI is firmly opposed to a general ban on short selling in the EU as currently demanded by some regulators and...

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Corona crisis

19/3/2020

Stock exchanges must remain open despite corona

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the German fund association BVI is calling for continued reliable and transparent trading on all stock exchanges.

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Press release

10/2/2020

BVI calls for regulatory shift

Retirement provision, sustainability and the competitiveness of the European asset management sector in the global context are the central issues in...

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Press release

10/2/2020

BVI: German asset management industry posts record holdings

"Last year, the solid sentiment in the financial markets had a positive effect on the fund industry. In light of rising share prices and inflows, the...

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Press release

29/11/2019

Germany: Fund industry manages over EUR 1,400 billion for retirement provision

The fund industry plays an important role in providing for retirement. "Citizens usually provide for their pensions through life insurance policies or...

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Retirement Provision

19/11/2019

Private retirement planning: BVI presents five-point plan together with insurance and building societies

The extremely low interest rates and a stagnating uptake are making a reform of state-sponsored private retirement plans a matter of urgent necessity....

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Press release

14/11/2019

Annual General Meeting season 2019: BVI calls for greater transparency from companies

The majority of large exchange-listed companies do not adhere to the rules for good corporate governance. Mismanagement and poor decisions resulted in...

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Press release

13/11/2019

Assets of the German fund industry grew by 13 per cent

The German fund industry saw assets grow from EUR 2,954 billion at the beginning of the year to EUR 3,329 billion at the end of September. This...

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Press release

26/9/2019

MiFID II: BMF shares the criticism voiced by the fund industry

Today's conference of the Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF) and Germany's Permanent Representation in Brussels on MiFID II shows that the German...

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Press release

24/9/2019

BVI renews and expands Website

The German Investment Funds Association BVI has updated and added additional content to its website: www.bvi.de. The aim of the revision is to align...

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Press release

13/8/2019

Germany: Fund industry registered inflows of EUR 42 billion during first half of 2019

The German fund industry recorded new business to the tune of EUR 41.9 billion net during the first half of 2019, thus surpassing the figure for the...

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Press release

16/5/2019

German fund industry attracted inflows to the tune of EUR 24 billion during the first quarter

Fund companies in Germany saw net inflows to the tune of EUR 24.5 billion during the first quarter 2019. At EUR 23.8 billion, open-ended Spezialfonds...

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