BaFin

German asset management companies and investment funds

BaFin supervises German asset management companies (Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaften) and investment funds offered by such companies under the German Investment Code (KapitalanlagegesetzbuchKAGB). At present, over 6,000 domestic funds and about 260 domestic management companies are supervised by BaFin (as at 31 December 2014).

Investment funds include funds complying with the UCITS Directive, real estate funds, mixed funds, old-age provision funds, infrastructure funds, special funds and hedge funds, i.e. funds with additional risks.

updated on 01.04.2016

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