mast image

Special Report

Impact investing


Inflows to German investment funds halve

Related Categories

GERMANY – Investments into German investment funds dropped by half in August to 1.6 billion euros, according to the latest data from the BVI, Bundesverband Investment und Asset Management.

German investment companies and members of the BVI took in 1.6 billion euros in August, compared to 3.2 billion euros in July.

Of the 1.6 billion euros, 1.1 billion euros was invested in public funds, and 500 million euros was invested in Spezialfonds. Bond funds received net inflows of 918 million euros compared to just 436 million the previous month.

Property funds were also popular with investors receiving 561 million euros – but down from 1.3 billion euros the previous month.

With regards to equities, North American and European funds experienced outflows, while German and Japanese equity funds made up for the losses with inflows of almost one billon euros.

At the end of August BVI’s members managed 7,775 funds with a total of 940 billion euros. O these, 5,297 were spezialfonds with 508.3 billion euros.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment


Your first step in manager selection...

IPE Quest is a manager search facility that connects institutional investors and asset managers.

  • QN-2546

    Asset class: Real Estate Equity Fund (non listed).
    Asset region: Europe.
    Size: Total CHF 600m, approx. CHF 100-300m per fund investment.
    Closing date: 2019-06-28.

Begin Your Search Here