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Sandra Hülsmann
Phone +49 40 350 60-8357
sandra.huelsmann@berenberg.de

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Frank Bremser
Phone +49 69 91 30 90-515
frank.bremser@berenberg.de

Press releases

Berenberg Outlook 2020: The cycle continues

Hamburg/Frankfurt. Prof. Dr. Bernd Meyer, Chief Strategist and Head of Multi-Asset at Berenberg’s Wealth and Asset Management, has given a cautiously optimistic outlook for the year 2020. Above all else, the high degree of political uncertainty will continue, he says, not least in view of the US presidential elections. Berenberg expects global economic growth to expand slightly in the coming year. Berenberg is forecasting moderate, single-digit growth for equities, as economic recovery was…

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“The Asset Manager Elite” – Berenberg takes first place for the eleventh time

Hamburg/Munich. For the eleventh time in a row, the Berenberg private bank has been named “Best Asset Manager” in the German-speaking countries in the Handelsblatt Asset Manager Elite report. The highest rating, “summa cum laude,” went to Germany’s oldest private bank for the 16th time.

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Berenberg wins overlay mandate for EUR 1.6 billion

Hamburg. Berenberg’s currency overlay team will actively manage the currency risks of the private markets portfolio of one of Germany’s biggest pension funds. This mandate with a volume of EUR 1.6 billion underscores Berenberg’s expertise in currency overlay management. In this segment, Germany’s oldest privately owned bank manages a total of EUR 7.6 billion and is one of the world’s biggest providers of active currency overlay management.

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BerenbergKids Foundation holds an anniversary – 10 years for a good cause

Hamburg. For some time now, the staff at Germany’s oldest private bank have been helping disadvantaged children. To provide a solid footing for the employees’ great commitment to this cause, in 2009 their activities were folded into the BerenbergKids Foundation that was established for that purpose. Since that time, the foundation has supported over 150 projects for children and youths, to the tune of over EUR 750,000. “We wanted to help disadvantaged children through BerenbergKids. This…

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HWWI/Berenberg City Ranking: Berlin is the new leader – three cities in eastern Germany among the top ten

Hamburg/Frankfurt. The HWWI/Berenberg City Ranking has a new winner. Berlin leads the field of the 30 largest cities in Germany for the first time. That puts three East German cities into the Top 10, with Leipzig again coming second in overall ranking and Dresden climbing to seventh place. Bavarian state capital Munich is showing the first limits in its growth, losing some of its former dynamism to slip back to third place.

 

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Donner & Reuschel acquires Berenberg’s business with external asset managers

Joint Press Release by Berenberg and Donner & Reuschel: Hamburg. The bank Donner & Reuschel acquires Berenberg’s business with external asset managers. Berenberg currently serves some 160 external asset managers with a business volume of around €8 billion. As communicated by the two Hamburg-based banks, the purchase agreement was signed today. The transfer of the business unit is still subject to approval, among others by the regulatory authorities, and is scheduled for early 2020. Both parties…

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Matthias Born becomes Head of Investments – Henning Gebhardt leaves the bank

Hamburg. Henning Gebhardt, until now Head of Central Business Unit Wealth and Asset Management at Berenberg and member of the extended management board, has decided to leave Germany’s oldest privately owned Bank. Matthias Born, Chief Investment Officer Equities, will as Head of Investments take over the management of Berenberg’s Investment Platform, consisting of Equities, Multi Asset and Quant and offering investment opportunities for private and institutional clients.

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Scope grants AA+ rating to Berenberg’s European equity fund management

Hamburg. Rating agency Scope has awarded Berenberg’s equity fund management an AA+ rating. This is the second-highest rating that Scope can give. The rating score is 3.57, just short of the 3.60 figure needed to obtain the highest rating (AAA). The rating thus attests to the excellent quality and competency of Germany’s oldest private bank in the management of discretionary equity strategies with a focus on Europe.

 

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Berenberg has the best team and the best fund manager for German equities

Hamburg. Fund rating agency Citywire has selected Berenberg’s Asset Management as the best address for German equities for the second time in a row. Furthermore, Henning Gebhardt, Head of Wealth and Asset Management and fund manager for Berenberg Aktien-Strategie Deutschland, won the distinction of best fund manager for German equities. In addition to the fund performance, factors such as the experience of the individual managers and of the team as a whole were taken into consideration.

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Berenberg Polo Derby: Berenberg presents polo at the highest level of the sport in Klein Flottbek

Hamburg. From 21 to 23 June, private bank Berenberg is hosting the tradition-steeped Berenberg Polo Derby at Hamburg Polo Club in Klein Flottbek for the 19th time. Top players from Argentina and Germany are expected. They will play in the highest class of the sport – the High Goal.

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