We work with a number of respected partners to guarantee that our account and custody account management runs smoothly at all times.
DAB bank was founded in May 1994, making it Germany’s most experienced direct broker. The company has operations in Germany and Austria and has been listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since 1999. Its majority owner is HypoVereinsbank. DAB bank was a pioneering force in launching innovative services and products on the market in close alignment with its clients’ needs. From the very beginning DAB bank has served private clients as well as financial intermediaries such as asset managers, fund brokers, investment consultants and banks and savings banks. 60 percent of all asset managers in Germany use its services, making it the market leader. DAB bank provides its B2B clients with sophisticated trading and information software, enabling them to provide their own clients with the best possible level of service.
UBS has 150 years of experience serving private, corporate and institutional clients as well as retail clients in Switzerland and currently manages assets totaling CHF 2.2 billion. The company’s Wealth Management, Asset Management and Investment Banking divisions and Retail Banking operations in Switzerland provide its clients with first-rate financial solutions. UBS is headquartered in Zurich and Basel, with a presence in all major financial centers and offices in over 50 countries. The bank employs some 64,000 staff around the globe.
V-BANK was founded in March 2007 and focuses exclusively on providing account and custody account management and securities trading for non-bank asset managers and institutional clients such as foundations, pension funds and insurers. This is a clear growth market that has only just begun to develop in Germany. Thanks to an efficient IT architecture and streamlined structures V-BANK claims to offer the best value for money in the market. In 2009 V-BANK was the fastest growing player in this market segment. Its main shareholder (49.99 percent) is Wüstenrot & Württembergische AG, while the management and staff hold another 15.4 percent.
The description of Bensberger Bank eG will follow soon.
The description of St.Galler Kantonalbank AG will follow soon.
The European Bank for Fund Services GmbH (ebase®), a wholly owned subsidiary of comdirect bank AG, is a B2B direct bank offering innovative custody account services. Its extensive portfolio also includes B2B-specific solutions for asset growth investment. ebase is a full-service partner for financial sales organizations, insurers, asset managers and investment companies and represents the B2B arm of the comdirect group. Over 70,000 brokers use ebase as a partner for managing their clients’ investment accounts.
The description of FIL Fondsbank GmbH (FFB) will follow soon.
The LGT Group, domiciled in Vaduz (FL), is a wealth and asset management group with worldwide operations. It is one of the largest groups of this kind in Europe.
For almost 80 years it has been owned by the Princely House of Liechtenstein. The Group employs around 1,900 staff in 29 locations around the world plus a network of leading investment managers, giving it a global horizon and a local, client-centered outlook at the same time.
LGT’s corporate culture is characterized by a strong focus on wealth and asset management, an international, long-term strategy, and a streamlined ownership structure that has remained stable over the decades. LGT is a tradition-rich group that succeeds in being innovative at the same time, placing its products and services under constant scrutiny while respecting the classic principles of client care – the only way to provide optimal service and advice.
Our managed futures program, PC Global Systematic, and the forex trading strategy, advantage fx systematic, are offered via Deutsche Bank’s db Select managed investment platform. It is the leading platform for accessing alpha strategies in FX, CTAs and other liquid trading strategies. The platform is appreciated for its lean fee structure, daily liquidity, maximum transparency, real-time risk management and strong security standards. The licensed db Select managers currently manage over USD 4 billion via the platform.
Absolute Return Strategies Ltd. (“ARS”) is an SEC Registered Investment Advisor and CTFC registered Commodities Trading Advisor with offices in London and Cincinnati USA. The firm’s management has been researching and selecting FX strategies for over 25 years in order to identify investment programs with superior performance based upon long term market experience and high caliber management. ARS serves an exclusive consultant to Citibank and is the sponsor of its high performing multi-strategy investible FX index, Alpha Blend® Global Currency.
We are free to choose the investment products we want. Using what is known as an open architecture, we can access all financial instruments licensed in Germany using the best-in-class principle.