German Open Ended Funds - March 2013 | DTZ

The DTZ report ‘German Open Ended Funds – March 2013. More sales in 2013 in Germany and Netherlands’ examines the most active German Open Ended Funds (GOE) as well as the ones which are less active or currently going through the process of liquidation due to new regulations.


• New regulations have forced 14 GOE funds to liquidate and 4 others could follow in short term

• GOE funds holdings reduced by €4.6bn in 2012

• GOE funds with long-term closing were the most active in 2012

• France and UK ranked first on the GOE Funds liquidation plan in 2012

• Investor appetite for big lot size drives GOE Fund’s choices for sale

• GOE Funds will provide €21bn of investment opportunities across the world, mainly located in Europe

• Half of the assets to be sold in Europe are located in Germany and Benelux

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