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FMA Report on Asset Management in the second quarter of 2021: Net Asset Volume of Austrian investment funds increases slightly

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As of the end of the second quarter of 2021, Austrian investment funds managed assets of around € 219.4 billion[1]. The net asset value (NAV) increased compared with the preceding quarter by +5.0 % or € 10,4 billion. Broken down by investment strategy as of 30.06.2021, € 99.0 billion was managed in mixed funds (+6.4%), € 62.2 billion in bond funds (+1.7%), € 40.9 billion in equity funds (+8.2%), € 10.5 billion in real estate funds (+2.4%), € 5.9 billion in short-term bond funds (+0.7%), € 0.6 billion in private equity funds as well as € 0.4 billion in other funds. These are the findings of the FMA’s Report on Asset Management for Q2 2021, which was published today.

As of the reporting date, there were 14 authorised investment fund management companies[2] (KAGs) and 54 alternative investment fund managers[3] (AIFMs), one more than in the preceding quarter, managing 891 (+1) Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS) and 1,134 (+13) Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs). Categorised by investment strategy they consist of 1,122 mixed funds, 427 bond funds, 333 equity funds, 52 short-term bond funds, 33 private equity funds, 19 real estate funds as well as 39 other funds. Out of all of these funds, some 103 funds are already qualified as sustainability funds in accordance with the Austrian EcoLabel 49 (UZ49; Umweltzeichen 49). These funds already have a net asset value of € 21.8 billion (+11.5% or + € 2.3 billion in comparison with the preceding quarter and +28.7% or + € 4.9 billion since the start of the year). Following a decrease in the total number of Austrian funds during the first quarter by seven, there was an increase by 14 funds during the second quarter.

As of the end of the second quarter, 7,559 UCITs (+63 compared to the preceding quarter) and 1,699 AIFs (+86 compared to the preceding quarter) from the European Economic Area (EEA) of foreign KAGs and AIFMs had notified about distribution in Austria. Broken down by their country of origin, Luxembourg, Ireland, Germany and France are particularly strongly represented.

The complete “FMA Report on Asset Management for the 2nd Quarter of 2021” can be downloaded from the FMA Website (in German only) under

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[1] Aggregated volume of funds as Net Asset Value (NAV)

[2] under the Investment Funds Act 2011 (InvFG 2011; Investmentfondsgesetz 2011)

[3] under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Act (AIFMG)

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