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Aegon Asset Management opens German office

Germany, October 24, 2017

Aegon Asset Management has opened a new office in Frankfurt. The company will use its global investment acumen and expertise to match German wholesale and institutional clients with the best global solutions suited to their needs.

Frankfurt Skyline

Aegon Asset Management's (AAM) subsidiary, Kames Capital, has been serving German wholesale clients for several years. Accelerating its activities in the German market will enable AAM to offer an integrated suite of fixed income, equity and multi-asset investment solutions from all its businesses to clients throughout Europe.

AAM and its subsidiaries TKP Investments and Kames Capital, will operate under the brand Aegon Asset Management Pan Europe B.V. (licensed to provide MiFID* services), which complies with all EU regulatory standards.

Complete investment offering

Aegon Asset Management offers a range of strategies for European Asset Backed Securities, Credits, Government Related Investments and Mortgages. Kames Capital specializes in fixed income, equities, absolute return, sustainable and multi-asset investing. TKP Investments provides access to a broad range of investment funds. The company selects the best-in-class asset managers worldwide for every fund.

Clients increasingly want access to the most sophisticated asset management expertise and specialized solutions, with a high level of local service.

Sarah Russell CEO, Aegon Asset Management

Clients in Germany will benefit from having one point of contact, through the AAM team based in the heart of the financial district in Frankfurt. "We believe that clients increasingly want access to the most sophisticated asset management expertise and specialized solutions, with a high level of local service," says AAM CEO, Sarah Russell.

AAM clients will have access to global expertise from focused investment teams, an integrated business platform and benefit from the extensive collective investment expertise.


*MiFID: The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive is the EU legislation that regulates firms who provide services to clients linked to 'financial instruments' (shares, bonds, units in collective investment schemes and derivatives), and the venues where those instruments are traded.