The asset management sector is considered the third pillar of the financial sector alongside banks and insurance companies.
Investment companies in Europe manage assets of EUR 13.7 trillion for investors. Germany is the most important investment fund market in Europe, with 28 percent market share.Grafiken_Fund-and-Asset-Management-2022
Investment companies in Germany managed more than EUR 4.3 trillion in 2021 on behalf of around 50 million private and institutional investors. As such, they play an important economic role in Germany and are an integral part of the financial center. Capital management companies play a decisive role in pension provision in Germany.
Germany is a strong funds location and an attractive market for fund providers from all over the world.
Alongside 136 providers from Germany, 552 foreign companies from 36 countries distribute mutual funds in Germany.Grafik Fund and Asset Management number of Fund Providers 2022