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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...more...


Figures from the German investment market

Its economic strength and relatively large population make Germany one of the most important centres in Europe for fiduciary asset management. The investment companies represented by the BVI manage assets of some EUR 3 trillion on behalf of over 50 million private and institutional investors.

Assets in EUR bn

BVI compiles reliable and comprehensive statistics about the German investment market based on the original data from its members. BVI statistics offer data on retail funds, ''Spezialfonds'' (funds for institutional investors only), and discretionary mandates broken down by number, net assets, performance and net in sales. They include overviews by provider and, in many cases, by investment focus and asset class.

EFAMA Fact Book - Germany Country Report

Each year, BVI contributes to the European Fund Association's Fact Book. This annual compilation offers comprehensive information on recent trends in the European investment fund industry and detailed reports on the investment fund market in 29 European countries.

Germany country report 2018 (PDF)

EFAMA Fact Book 2018 on

Classification Schematic

The BVI Classification Schematic shows the categories to which we allocate investment funds according to their specific investment focus and explains the abbreviations used:

BVI Classification Schematic

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