This article showcases our top picks for the best Germany based Asset Management companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Asset Management industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Germany Asset Management Companies
Allianz offers a comprehensive range of insurance and asset management products and services to approximately 78 million customers in more than 70 countries. Their product portfolio includes a wide range of property-casualty and life/health insurance products for both private and corporate customers.
They are the leading property-casualty insurer globally and rank among the top five in the life/health insurance business. Most of their insurance markets are served by local Allianz companies while selected business lines are run globally such as Global Corporate Customers, Credit Insurance, Assistance Services, Worldwide Care, Global Automotive, and Reinsurance..
Elinvar enables asset and wealth managers to digitalize their business models by providing the required Platform as a Service. This includes applications for core processes like client relationship management, online onboarding, onsite advisory support, portfolio management, reporting, invoicing, online client access and communication as well as third party connections, e.g. to custodian banks, market data or KYC providers. Elinvar’s partners profit from the combination of leading technology and the optimal regulatory setup as Elinvar holds all necessary BaFin licenses.
With this comprehensive approach, Elinvar creates the unique opportunity for its partners to go digital in one step and to utilize state of the art analytics to create individualized solutions to the benefit of their clients.. .
Timly is an intuitive, cloud-based asset management software that allows you to easily manage any type of inventory: from machines and tools to the vehicle fleet, IT assets or even furniture. All activities and information about the assets are securely stored in Timly and presented to the responsible departments via the CRM software. The data can be called up at any time, regardless of location, using QR code labels on the objects. This results in a 360° overview of the company’s inventory and the most important questions can be answered: Which object is in which location, in which condition, with whom and for how long… and what is the actual value of my assets?
Scalable Capital is a digital investment service founded in 2014, with offices in Munich and London. It uses proprietary software to offer portfolios which are dynamically optimised with a primary focus on risk management.
State-of-the-art technology enables the company to offer a first class investment service, previously only available to large institutional investors, to individuals at a fraction of the cost. The company is funded by major VCs including Holtzbrinck Ventures, Monk’s Hill Ventures, German Startup Group and other prominent angel investors..
SellerX buys and builds promising smaller businesses that sell via Amazon’s platform. The company’s goal is to make the acquisition experience as efficient as possible.
Transactions are usually completed 30-45 days after signing a letter of intent. SellerX is backed by leading venture capital funds and has a wealth of experience purchasing businesses all over the world.
It is based in Berlin and was founded in 2020.. .
Moonfare is a technology-enabled platform allowing individuals to invest in top-tier private market investment opportunities at low minimums and fees. Technology aggregates demand and creates a hassle-free investment experience with improved liquidity and the ability to cherry-pick investments.
Moonfare is built by a highly experienced international team of talented professionals from leading technology and investment companies including Google, Blackrock, N26, KKR, Apax Partners, and J.P. Morgan.
The company is backed by 125+ CEOs, leading investment professionals and industry veterans that have previously worked at companies such as Accel Partners, Goldman Sachs, Permira, Allianz Capital Partners and KKR.. .
OroraTech provides global real-time information services. The first target market is early detection and monitoring of wildfires, extended by a proprietary constellation of thermal imaging nanosatellites equipped with in-space AI image processing.
In beginning of 2020, OroraTech launched an MVP called Wildfire Service (WFS) that enables quick detection and monitoring of wildfires on a global scale. The combination of existing thermal-infrared satellite data with external data layers, such as fuel, wind, and risk maps results in an automatic generation of fire alerts and the display of current fire perimeters for users.
The MVP was launched in early 2020 and has gained increasing traction with governmental and large corporate customers all over the world.. .
finleap is Europe’s leading fintech ecosystem, headquartered in Berlin. finleap was founded in 2014 by IONIQ Group and Ramin Niroumand, and has since built and scaled 18 companies and added more to its ecosystem through acquisitions.
These include companies such as Solarisbank, CLARK, Penta and PAIR Finance. In addition to access to capital, finleap offers a network of investors as well as partners and top talent.
Since its inception, the finleap ecosystem has raised over 550 million euros in funding rounds and today consists of over 1,300 employees from 80 nations.. .
Werthstein GmbH was founded in the summer of 2015 with the purpose of changing the way people invest. They want to make it easier for investors to build a portfolio that reflects their personal interests and beliefs and is constructed according to professional criteria at the same time.
Private investors should benefit from diversified portfolio strategies, taking into account that the risk appetite of each person is different. That’s why Werthstein GmbH offers a discretionary portfolio management solution to its clients which can be customized by each investor very easily.
They are convinced that this way of investing will help people to improve their long-term average performance and maintain an interest in their investment portfolio – an important condition to keeping an eye on investments. They believe that investing should also be exciting and fun.
Their clients look for intellectual stimulation, they want to understand what’s trending and, if they see fit, invest. For this reason They have created Werthstein Zeitgeist investments and provide a platform for the independent experts of the Werthstein Institute to express their personal opinions as a matter of guidance to their clients..
Bike-ID offers a free international bicycle registry, security marking kit, and insurance for bicycles. With security label and trace signs bearing the registration number of the bike, the database can help identify its owner, even if the number of the frame is removed.
Bike-ID was launched by Meeri Klausen and Risto Klausen in 2014 and is based in Berlin, Germany.. .
Drooms is the leading provider of data rooms in Europe, connecting professionals and information in the worlds’ real capital markets. Drooms’ mission is to drive the transformation of manual processes into smart digital work streams by connecting data and professionals across boundaries.
Drooms is ISO 27001 certified and GDPR compliant. It provides an online platform for the transparent, efficient and secure management of confidential business processes such as: – Commercial real estate transactions – Mergers and Acquisitions – NPL transactions – Board communications Data room solutions on offer: – Drooms TRANSACTION delivers intuitiveness and speed to the due diligence process.
It guarantees a smart workflow with the use of artificial intelligence. – Drooms PORTFOLIO allows for the intelligent and secure management of multiple assets throughout the hold phase all within a single platform.
Clients can enjoy 24/7 customer support available in 5 languages by choosing the data room that best fits current business needs. For the most complex transactions and to help streamline processes, Drooms offers support with collecting, indexing, and digitising documents to help build master data room and take advantage of the perks that come with using a complete software and service solution from a single source.
Drooms has supported 15 000 projects amounting to over EUR 300 billion since its inception. Currently there are 90 000 users across 165 countries using Drooms virtual data rooms.
Drooms is the only software provider in the world offering its data rooms completely online. Meet the Drooms Web Shop here https://shop.drooms.com/home/.
Reos offers digital property management for residential living. Since 2017 we aim to strengthen the connection between people and buildings through state-of-the-art technologies and innovation.
As a digital property manager with its own cloud software solution, tenant app and an open IoT gateway, Reos brings together all relevant areas of living
in one platform. Thanks to the combination of software applications and relevant ESG real-time data from the property, The Hamburg-based company stands for an efficient and sustainable management of residential properties. This is also accompanied by a growing level of service for tenants, from the first rental contact to building management.
Finance in Motion
Finance in Motion is an asset management firm exclusively focused on development finance. It offers specialized investment advisory services in the management of investment vehicles that have a positive social impact in developing countries and emerging economies and generate a financial return for investors.
The company focuses on micro, small and medium enterprise financing, housing financing, as well as on financing of energy efficiency measures and renewable energy projects. Advising investment funds with a total committed capital of over EUR 800 million, Finance in Motion is one of the world’s leading asset managers in the field of development finance..
AURELIUS Equity Opportunities
AURELIUS Equity Opportunities has many years of investment and management experience in various industries and sectors. AURELIUS Equity Opportunities employs its management capacities and the necessary financial resources to invest in product innovation, sales and research in order to develop the potential of its subsidiaries.
With offices in Munich, London, Madrid and Stockholm and subsidiaries in Germany, the UK, France, Poland, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Norway, Belgium, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Slovenia, the United States, China, Malaysia, India, Thailand and South Korea, AURELIUS operates throughout the world.. .
Zag City is a PropTech platform that offers an innovative solution in residential real estate. It is a digital platform that creates a new type of rental income for landlords in the course of short-term rentals.
With Zag City, tenants can optimize their residential assets and boost net operating income.. .
Whitebox offers its customers with asset and investment management services. It develops and implements investment strategies, manage portfolios, and risk monitoring and management services for its customers.
Whitebox takes a percentage of investment volume as a payment. Furthermore, it offers retirement planning services and retirement provision solutions.
Whitebox was founded in July 2014 by Salome Preiswerk and Birte Rothkopf. It is headquartered in Wollerau, Switzerland..
Gridhound has developed an innovative software solution for power distribution system operators (DSO) that can learn, monitor and predict, the behavior of power distribution systems even in real-time. Gridhound’s proprietary solution is based on patent pending machine learning algorithms that originate from the Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems at RWTH Aachen University.
The Artificial-Neural-Networks-based system provides grid state estimation and monitoring functions. It has a significantly better performance and up to 50% lower cost of ownership than traditional solutions.
Moreover, Gridhound’s software allows improving the grid’s transport capacity thus avoiding expensive grid extension.. .
Flossbach von Storch
Flossbach von Storch is a bank-independent asset management company that manages equity, bond and multi-asset funds. In 1998, Bert Flossbach and Kurt von Storch found the Flossbach von Storch AG.
The business began on March 1, 1999. The roots of the company lie in the management of private assets.
Our clients include many high net worth individuals and institutional investors. However, most of the money entrusted to us now accounts for the Flossbach von Storch mutual funds..
GARBE is a property management company that manages and provides corporate real-estate and logistics services. The company sells, finances, develops, and buys high-quality, re-leased commercial real estate at attractive national and international transport and industrial sites.
It also offers services including Asset Management, Fund Management, Invest Management, and Project Development. GARBE was founded in 1965 and is based in Hamburg, Germany..
SchneiderGolling & Cie – Assekuranzmakler AG
SchneiderGolling & Cie. Assekuranzmakler AG provides insurance brokerage services.
The company’s range of services in the segment of insurance brokerage includes individual insurance programs for commercial and industrial customers, risk protection for wealthy private clients, individual and occupational retirement provision, and specialty insurances The company also provides asset management, e-commerce, and additional services. The company is based in Düsseldorf, Germany..
Ernst Russ Group
The Ernst Russ Group is a publicly listed asset and investment manager with a focus on the asset classes of shipping and real estate. The Ernst Russ Group manages a fleet of around 90 container, tanker and bulker ships as well as other vessels.
They are either actively managed or are managed as fund ships by shipping partners. The Ernst Russ Group acts as an asset manager for various assets in the real estate, shipping and alternative investments segments.
In addition to their asset and ship management business activities, they specialise in investor management. Investor management encompasses both the raising of capital from institutional investors and the fiduciary management of placed equity.
The companies belonging to the Ernst Russ Group currently manage funds with a total volume of approximately 4.9 billion euros – with the main focus on shipping, real estate and alternative investments.. .
ZEDAS stands for 30 years of software innovation for rail infrastructure, rolling stock and railway logistics. Our international business customers benefit from railway-specific software development and extensive consulting services over the course of the entire project. With a team of 90 specialists, we guarantee quality made in Germany for our standard software products: zedas®asset for the asset management of rolling stock and rail infrastructure and zedas®cargo for railway logistics management of shunting, long-distance and port traffic.
SAM Live is an intelligent combination of technologies, processes, and services for Software Asset Management, License Management and IT-Asset management provided as a Managed Service. Their certified Managed SAM Services are available to partners offering them to their customers in their own name, thus extending their offering and reinforcing and intensifying their customer relations.
Software Asset Management is (and was always meant to be) an ongoing process, as companies constantly buy and implement new software, updates or enhancements. A ‚classical’ SAM project will always be no more than a snapshot of such a dynamic and permanently running complex process – and that’s not really SAM! The significant potential benefits of an efficient Software Asset Management can only be created by an ongoing SAM process – Take advantage of their Managed Services! SAM Live!platform partners can always exactly obtain the services they need in order to advise their customers professionally..
Averroes Concept Lounge
Averroes Concept Lounge provides services and solutions for the asset management industry. It implements efficient and transparent processes for asset managers and equity research analysts.
Averroes Concept Lounge specializes in national and international regulations, fund contracts and investment agreements, processes, standard software, migrations and mergers, sector standards, and more.. .
EURAMCO Asset Management
EURAMCO operates internationally and launches ground-breaking Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) through EURAMCO Invest GmbH. Their investments focus on the promising fields of real estate and renewable energy.
Their 80 experienced employees worldwide enable clients to maximize their opportunities and minimize their risks. Their team of experts is also responsible for establishing soundly structured funds and delivering professional fund and asset management.
They are distinguished from their competitors by their bespoke investor services, through which they ensure that no investor need goes unmet. They currently manage more than 60 funds representing 40,000 investors and an investment volume of over €4 billion.
Their dependable and professional asset and investment management means private and institutional investors can profit from opportunities in real assets.. .
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