DWS wins two insurance industry awards in North America from Insurance Asset Risk


DWS, the global asset manager with EUR 859 billion of assets under management (AUM), earned two industry awards from global insurance trade publication Insurance Asset Risk.  The winners were announced on Oct. 11, 2023.

The firm was named “Equity Manager of the Year” and “Real Asset Manager of the Year” in North America for 2023. Below are comments made by the publication in recognizing the awards:

Equity Manager of the Year:

“DWS had a novel approach to equity investing—applying a fixed income methodology to create an equity solution.”

Real Asset Manager of the Year:

“DWS continues to be among the more diverse managers of real assets in the U.S. and globally, offering strategies across real estate, private equity and commercial real estate debt, infrastructure, private equity and debt, commodities, and liquid strategies, with assets totaling $91 billion.”

More information on the awards can be found on the Insurance Asset Risk website at Winners :: Insurance Asset Risk


Note: DWS did not pay a fee to enter a submission.  A one-time licensing fee was paid by DWS to use the award image.  DWS paid an annual subscription fee to the publication.


About DWS Group

DWS Group (DWS) with EUR 859bn of assets under management (as of 30 June 2023) aspires to be one of the world's leading asset managers. Building on more than 60 years of experience, it has 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.

About DWS Insurance Asset Management

DWS is among the leaders in the global insurance asset management business. We have demonstrated a commitment to the insurance market dating back to 1929 by taking a comprehensive partnership approach in developing customized investment solutions and programs for insurers. With insurance professionals located in key locations around the world, we believe this differentiates us from many competitors and provides a basis for understanding the dynamics and complexities of insurance investing. With customized insurance fixed-income at the core, DWS is able to deliver multi-asset solutions in an insurance context by accessing an investment platform that includes active and passive equity and fixed income, alternatives, cash, and ESG strategies. The recipient of multiple awards* and with more than $176 billion in insurance general account assets under management (as of June 30, 2023), we are among the largest third-party managers of insurance portfolios worldwide, according to the Insurance Investment Outsourcing Report 2023.

Awards, rankings and other forms of recognition are not a guarantee of DWS’s future performance.  Awards may not be representative of any one client’s or investor’s experience.

*Information from Insurance Asset Risk about the judging process

The most respected awards are usually those with the best judging process. Win or lose, we [Insurance Asset Risk] expect everyone to acknowledge that the winners are worthy of their award. The judges review submitted entry material and then score the entries in a secret ballot both by giving a mark out of 100 and a rank - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, no placement. Votes are counted and verified by the Insurance Asset Risk editorial team.

All judges are senior industry experts from across the Americas, each chosen for their knowledge, objectivity and credibility. The judges' decision is final and neither Insurance Asset Risk nor the judging panel will enter into any correspondence regarding individual entries and/or award winners.

One winner was named per category.

Confidentiality: Insurance Asset Risk and the judges recognise and respect the sensitive nature of the information submitted in the entries. Entries are not disclosed or discussed outside the judging process. Extracts from the entry summary may be sourced for inclusion in the Awards write-up and any subsequent editorial coverage. However, our editorial team may contact you for additional information should any questions arise.


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