DWS Group

Founding Date

DWS Group is one of the world's leading asset managers building on more than 60 years of experience. With 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. The firm offers individuals and institutions access to strong investment capabilities across all major asset classes and solutions aligned to growth trends. DWS’s unique perspective on the markets and disciplined approach to risk management allows the firm to design and implement innovative, unique solutions to meet each institutional client’s specific needs and objectives. The firm's diverse expertise in active, passive and alternative asset management – as well as their deep environmental, social and governance focus – complement each other when creating targeted solutions for clients.

  • DWS operated as part of Deutsche Bank until 2018, becoming a separate entity through an IPO on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

  • A global team, DWS has staff from 35 nationalities, speaking more than 75 languages rooted in 22 countries.

  • The firm operates across a wide range of asset classes, including hedge funds, sustainable investments, private equity, and liquid real assets.

  • Investing primarily in the areas of environmental, social and governance, the firm also extends to real estate, equities, and fixed income.

  • Their clients include corporations, central banks, insurers, pension funds, public institutions, financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, as well as private investors.

DWS Group Footprint

  • No. 1 Retail AM Germany

  • No. 3 ESG Investment in Germany

  • No. 2 ETF/ETP Europe

  • No. 6 Retail AM Europe

  • 196 Funds with 4&5 MS stars

DWS Group in Numbers

  • 880Bn+ EUR Assets under Management

  • 10 Years average tenure of investment professionals

  • 900+ Research & Investment professionals worldwide

  • 23 Countries with Operations

  • 1 Global Platform