German fund industry reports record inflows for Spezialfonds

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The German fund industry reports a net inflow of €46.1bn for the first half of 2014, out of which €34.6bn to German Spezialfonds, which exceeded last year’s record level by €1.5bn, according to German industry association BVI.

Spezialfonds are open to a limited group of institutional investors. Over the past months, a growing number of pension funds and insurance companies have invested in Spezialfonds.

Inflows have also grown for Publikumsfonds, which reported inflows of €17.8bn for the first half of 2014, with multi-asset funds alone reporting inflows of €11bn, bond-funds reported inflows of €7,2bn.

The BVI also highlighted that the investment volume for life insurances has increased significantly, from €128bn in 2001 to €237bn in 2013.

Mona Dohle
Mona Dohle speaks German and Dutch, she is DACH & Benelux Correspondent for InvestmentEurope. Prior to that, she worked as a journalist in Egypt and Palestine. She started her career as a journalist working for a local German newspaper. Mona graduated with an MSc in Development Studies from SOAS and has completed the CISI Certificate in International Wealth and Investment Management.

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