DWS is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as the Insurance Fund House of the Year – Hong Kong at the 2021 Institutional Asset Management Awards by InsuranceAsia News. This is the second time in three years DWS has won a fund house award from the publication.
Asia Pacific is a key growth area for the firm, positioning it as a major insurance investment strategy adviser. The amount DWS manages for Asian insurers has doubled in the last three years and the firm now counts a number of leading insurance companies in the region as strategic partners and clients.
The awards recognize exceptional achievements of third-party asset managers appointed by insurance companies in Asia Pacific on different aspects including client wins, fund performance and product development across asset classes or in different facets of asset management.
Ellen Yang, Head of Insurance Coverage, Asia Pacific, said,
"A key element to DWS's success will be the ability to utilize strong insurance advisory capabilities to identify and then provide bespoke portfolio solutions to insurers as they navigate changing solvency regimes and global accounting standards. Insurance is highly specialized and bespoke so it is important to have insurance-knowledgeable resources that enable us to maintain a strong presence in developed markets and capitalise on growth opportunities in emerging markets."
Holger Naumann, Regional Head of Asia Pacific, added,
"We are honored to receive this recognition which underscores DWS's strategic focus in the region on being the trusted partner of our insurance clients, providing value-added solutions and services based on our strong experience in insurance asset management."
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About DWS Group
DWS Group (DWS) is one of the world's leading asset managers with EUR 820bn of assets under management (as of 31 March 2021). Building on more than 60 years of experience, it has a reputation for excellence in Germany, Europe, the Americas and Asia. DWS is recognised 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 Chief Investment Office (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.