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With EUR 642 billion in assets under administration thereof EUR 49 billion in retail and EUR 392 billion in institutional products (UCITS, SICAV, Special-AIF, SCS, etc.) and 201 billion in additional services (insourcing, direct investments etc.), 1,874 funds and structures, thereof 704 in retail and 1,170 in institutional and over 750 employees, Universal-Investment is the largest independent fund service platform in the German-speaking region. With the acquisition of UI labs in January 2019, the industry-leading IT data specialist now completes the Group’s service portfolio by adding front office and data solutions. The takeover of CAPinside in June 2020, who are offering a digital, artificial intelligence-based B2B portfolio for networking intermediaries such as IFAs with asset managers and fund initiators, was an important building block for Universal-Investment for offering fund initiators a wider range of distribution options for all customer groups and asset class.
The investment company is the central platform for independent asset management and unifies the investment know-how of portfolio managers, private banks, asset managers and investment boutiques. Founded in 1968, the Universal-Investment Group is headquartered in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, and has subsidiaries and holdings in Luxemburg and Austria. It is one of the pioneers of the investment industry and has meanwhile become the market leader in the areas of master-KVG and private label funds. According to the latest PwC ManCo Survey "Observatory Management Companies Barometer 2020" , Universal-Investment is again the largest AIFM-ManCo in Luxemburg; and ranks second among Third-Party-ManCos (as of August 2020).
Universal-Investment is owned by Montagu Private Equity, a leading European private equity company that ensures our neutrality and independence.
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