Sponsors

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Ninety One

Established in South Africa in 1991, as  an independent, active global asset manager, Ninety One learned the importance of recognising and embracing change and uncertainty.

It’s also given us a different perspective on the issues that matter – from how we invest sustainably, to the major thematic and structural challenges facing investors. Because of its heritage Ninety One knows that active investing can be a force for good.

Today we offer distinctive investment strategies spanning equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives.

Ninety One manages EUR 153.7 billion in assets (as at March 31, 2021) for institutional and private investors across the globe.

With our founding leadership still in place, we are well positioned to offer stability and a long-term outlook.

Contact: Maik Fechner, Telefon: +49 69 71 58 59 02, www.ninetyone.com/en

Premium Sponsors

BIT Capital

With BIT Global Internet Leaders, BIT Capital manages one of the best-performing funds in Europe over the past three years. The Berlin-based asset manager focuses on the tech winners of tomorrow. The investment strategy aims for sustainable growth. Investments are made on the hypothesis that only a small number of technology companies will achieve a dominant market position in the long term. The team of BIT Capital is built of asset management experts, digital entrepreneurs, and software developers. In addition to industry-specific fundamental analysis with quantitative valuation models, alternative data sources combined with in-house developed software tools are used to support investment decisions.

Contact: Denny Schlawer, Phone: +49 177 209 15 89, www.bitcap.com

Capital Group

Founded in the US in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest independent investment managers, with over USD 2.3 trillion of assets under management. Investment management is our only business. Throughout our history of 90 years, our aim has always been to deliver superior, consistent results for long-term investors. The stability of our privately owned organisation and our singular investment focus have enabled us to maintain a long-term perspective throughout the decades. We believe this helps to align our goals with the interests of our clients. Our active investment process is designed to enable individual investment professionals to act on their highest convictions, while limiting the risk associated with isolated decision-making. Fundamental proprietary research provided by our global network of over 400 experienced investment analysts forms the backbone of our approach.

Contact: Henning Busch, Phone: +49 69 509 54 05 10, www.thecapitalgroup.com/europe

MainFirst Asset Management

MainFirst Asset Management is an independent European multi-investment boutique with an active management approach. The firm manages mutual funds and individual special mandates. With its multi-boutique approach it focuses on investment strategies in the selected asset classes equities, fixed income and multi-asset. Experienced portfolio management teams with long-standing track records develop strategies with a high active share and individual investment processes. The firm thus combines the expertise and flexibility of focused investment teams with the strengths and clearly defined processes of a broad-based international platform.

Contact: Marco Seminerio, Phone: +49 69 719 14 24 04,
www.mainfirst-invest.com

Schroders

For over 200 years we have built principled partnerships with our clients, putting them at the centre of everything we do. We are a global business managed locally, present in 37 countries with over 5,500 employees, including more than 750 investment professionals. We offer investors access to a wide range of asset classes ranging from traditional equities and bonds and advanced multi-asset solutions to alternative investment opportunities such as private equity, all backed up by acute in-house research. We are responsible for EUR 641.7 billion (as at December 31, 2020) of assets (including EUR 50.2 billion of private assets) for our clients who trust us to deliver sustainable returns.

Contact: Carlos Böhles, Phone: +49 69 975 71 72 25,
www.schroders.de

Sponsors

AVIVA Investors

Aviva Investors is the global asset manager who chooses the power of integration. With EUR 409 billion (as at March 31, 2021) assets under management across fixed income, equities, real assets and multi-assets, our clients can benefit not just from our significant local knowledge and experience, but also from the extensive global investment resources at our disposal. By pooling our knowledge, skills and creativity across major asset classes, disciplines and regions of the world, we seek to uncover great investment opportunities for our clients.

Contact: Torben Dunkel, Phone: +49 171 810 20 93, www.avivainvestors.com

DWS Group

DWS Group (DWS) is one of the world’s leading asset managers with EUR 820 billion of assets under management (as at March 31, 2021). Building on more than 60 years of experience, it has a reputation for excellence in Germany, Europe, the Americas and Asia. DWS is recognized by clients globally as a trusted source for integrated investment solutions, stability and innovation across a full spectrum of investment disciplines.

We offer individuals and institutions access to our strong investment capabilities across all major asset classes and solutions aligned to growth trends. Our diverse expertise in Active, Passive and Alternatives asset management – as well as our deep environmental, social and governance focus – complement each other when creating targeted solutions for our clients. Our expertise and on-the-ground-knowledge of our economists, research analysts and investment professionals are brought together in one consistent global CIO View, which guides our investment approach strategically.

DWS wants to innovate and shape the future of investing: with approximately 3,500 employees in offices all over the world, we are local while being one global team. We are investors – entrusted to build the best foundation for our clients’ future.

Contact: Harald Rieger, Phone: +49 69 91 01 43 25,
www.dws.com

Fidelity International

Fidelity International pursues a clear target: We support our clients in reaching their financial goals with outstanding investment solutions and excellent service. Fidelity offers actively managed investment solutions covering all regions, sectors and asset classes. Currently we have Assets under Management of EUR 360.1 billion and Assets under Administration of EUR 129.4 billion internationally (as at March 31, 2021).

Contact: Annika Milz, Phone: +49 6173 509 32 09,
www.fidelity.de/institutionelle

Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is one of the world’s leading investment managers. GSAM provides global reach and local expertise through a network of over 2,000 professionals in 40 offices around the globe, serving institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries and geographies. Our investment solutions include fixed income, money markets, public equity, commodities, hedge funds, private equity and real estate. Our investment teams represent over 702 investment professionals, capitalizing on the market insights, risk management expertise and technology of Goldman Sachs. We help our clients navigate today’s dynamic markets and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. We extend these global capabilities to the world’s leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices, for whom we invest or advise on more than USD 1.9 trillion of assets.

Contact: Dennis Lübcke, Phone: +49 69 75 32 21 30,
www.gsam.com

Jupiter Asset Management

Jupiter is a specialist, high conviction, active asset manager. We exist to help our clients achieve their long-term investment objectives. From our origins in 1985, Jupiter now offers a range of actively managed strategies available to UK and international clients including equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives. Jupiter is a constituent member of the FTSE 250 Index, and has assets under management of EUR 69.1 billion as at March 31, 2021.

Independence of thought and individual accountability define us. Our fund managers follow their convictions and seek those investment opportunities that they believe will ensure the best outcome for our clients. They do this through fundamental analysis and research, a clear investment process and risk management framework, with a focus on good stewardship.

We believe that asset managers have a critical leadership role to play in helping to resolve some of the greatest challenges facing the world. In this spirit, we are proud of our long-established credentials in the fields of ESG and sustainable investment, and of our ongoing commitment to specialism and innovation in these areas. Jupiter is a constituent member of the FTSE4Good Index, and a signatory on a number of key initiatives such as the UN Principles for Responsible Investment.

Contact: Delphine Kadel, Phone: +49 69 247 53 98 94, www.jupiteram.com/de

MAN Group

Man Group is a global active investment management firm, which runs USD 123.6 billion (as at March 31, 2021) of client capital in liquid and private markets, managed by investment specialists based around the world. Headquartered in London, the firm has 15 international offices and operates across multiple jurisdictions. Our business has five specialist investment engines, which represent the range of our capabilities: Man AHL, Man Numeric, Man GLG, Man FRM and Man GPM.

Contact: Konstantinos Karamanlis, Phone: +41 55 417 63 08,
www.man.com

MEAG

MEAG is the global asset manager of the Munich Re Group and focus on long-term investments to create value, especially in sustainable fixed income and illiquid strategies (such as real estate, infrastructure and forestry). Our unique investment capabilities are based on a long- standing risk management approach and a profound understanding of liability-driven investors. We are the perfect partner for your institutional investments – alongside Munich Re.

Contact: Frank Becker, Phone: +49 89 24 89 28 00, www.meag.com

Othoz

Othoz GmbH, based in Berlin, develops quantitative investment strategies based on machine learning technologies. The implementation in investment products is carried out by Othoz Capital GmbH. The interdisciplinary team from the fields of finance, computer and data science as well as mathematics, physics and neuroscience works on mapping the complex dynamics of influencing variables and interdependencies in financial markets in holistic models and combining them with the best practices of modern investment processes. Founded in 2017, the company is embedded in the worldwide development of knowledge in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), also through close exchange with leading universities and as a member of Inquire Europe. Othoz is already one of the most important driving forces for AI-based analysis and decision-making processes in the field of asset management.

Contact: Dr. Daniel Willmann, Phone: +49 30 555 78 54 50, www.othoz.com

PGIM Fixed Income

PGIM Fixed Income manages assets for public and corporate institutional clients and retail investors worldwide, with decades of experience managing credit-related and other fixed income strategies. Our Worldwide Assets under Management stands at USD 919 billion (as at March 31, 2021) of which USD 85.5 billion is from EMEA based clients. We have 331 investment professionals, with our senior investment professionals averaging 25 years’ experience and 19 years with PGIM. Our key strategies include Global Corporate Bonds, Global Loans, High Yield, Emerging Market Debt, Absolute Return Bonds.

Contact: Wolfgang Sussbauer, Phone: +49 89 28 64 52 10,
www.pgimfixedincome.com

Pictet Asset Management

Pictet Group was founded in Geneva in 1805. Pictet is today one of Europe’s leading independent wealth and asset managers. Pictet Asset Management (PAM), one of the three divisions of the group, is responsible for the asset management for institutional investors and investment funds. With around EUR 211 billion (as at February 28, 2021) in assets under management, we offer a full range of active and quantitative investment solutions to some of the world’s largest global pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, foundations and financial institutions.

Contact: Frank Böhmer, Phone: +49 69 79 50 09 12 24,
www.pictet.com

Principal Global Investors

Principal Global Investors is a global investment management business providing a single point of access to a family of world-class investment boutiques. Our diverse range of asset managers with distinct investment specialties is available to family offices, wealth managers, intermediaries, and institutional investors. Today, we manage USD 550,6 billion (as at March 31, 2021) on behalf of a broad range of investors from all over the world. This makes us the 27th largest manager of worldwide institutional assets and a top 50 player worldwide. We have over 1,800 employees, including 500 investment professionals and our investor base spans over 80 countries.

Contact: Özlem Ileri, Telefon: +49 69 50 60 68 32, www.principalglobal.com

State Street Global Advisors

For four decades, State Street Global Advisors has served the world’s governments, institutions and financial advisors. With a rigorous, risk-aware approach built on research, analysis and market-tested experience, we build from a breadth of active and index strategies to create cost-effective solutions. As stewards, we help portfolio companies see that what is fair for people and sustainable for the planet can deliver long-term performance. And, as pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest. As a result, we have become the world’s third-largest asset manager with USD 3.59 trillion* under our care.

*This figure is presented as at March 31, 2021 and includes approximately USD 60.33 billion of assets with respect to SPDR products for which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) acts solely as the marketing agent. SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.

Contact: Frank Stefes, Phone: +49 69 66 77 45 168,
www.ssga.com

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