Institutional investors in Germany : insurance companies and investment funds

  • This chapter focuses on institutional investors in the German financial markets. Institutional investors are specialized financial intermediaries who collect and manage funds on behalf of small investors toward specific objectives in terms of risk, return and maturity. The major types of institutional investors in Germany are insurance companies and investment funds. We will examine the nature of their businesses, their size and role in the financial sector, the size and the composition of the assets under their management, aspects of financ ial regulation, and features of their asset-liability-management.

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Author:Raimond MaurerORCiDGND
Parent Title (German):Center for Financial Studies (Frankfurt am Main): CFS working paper series ; No. 2003,14
Series (Serial Number):CFS working paper series (2003, 14)
Document Type:Working Paper
Year of Completion:2003
Year of first Publication:2003
Publishing Institution:Universit├Ątsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2005/10/07
Tag:Institutional Investors; Insurance Companies; Investment Funds; Pension; Regulation
GND Keyword:Investmentfonds; Versicherungsbetrieb; Deutschland; Institutioneller Anleger
Issue:This version Thursday, June 05, 2003
Page Number:41
Institutes:Wissenschaftliche Zentren und koordinierte Programme / Center for Financial Studies (CFS)
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 33 Wirtschaft / 330 Wirtschaft
Licence (German):License LogoDeutsches Urheberrecht