Sprachen

Print

News

Universal Investment Group continues to lead the pack as largest third-party ManCo and AIFM in Luxembourg

Authors: Universal Investment

Date:  

13. June 2022

Treppe One of the drivers behind this growth is Universal Investment Group with its local platform Universal-Investment Luxembourg S.A. In 2021 Photograph: Double bea Source: iStock

Luxembourg is the world’s largest fund hub and, according to the annual “Observatory for Management Companies” created by consultant PwC Luxembourg, has grown further in 2021. Assets managed by Management Companies (ManCos) increased year-on-year by 22% to the all-time high of EUR 5.3 bn. UCITS funds, which still play a pivotal role, increased by 16% in 2021. Alternative investment funds experienced an even stronger growth with 41% compared to 2020.


PwC ManCo Barometer 2023

One of the drivers behind this growth is Universal Investment Group with its local platform Universal-Investment Luxembourg S.A. In 2021, assets under administration increased by 23% to EUR 108.2 bn. Due to a number of successful projects with customers and passionate employees, Universal Investment again gained the first rank in two core categories:

  • Largest third-party ManCo with assets worth EUR 108.2bn
  • Largest Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) with EUR 86.6bn in assets

This success is another proof point for the high customer-orientation of the company as well as the successful strategy targeted to the ambition of becoming the leading European fund service platform and Super ManCo. Universal Investment offers solutions for structuring, launching and administering of both UCITS and AIF to asset managers and asset owners.

More topics

  • Universal Investment leading third party ManCo & AIFM in Luxembourg again
    News
    May 2024

    Leading third party ManCo & AIFM in Luxembourg again

    PwC analyses 300 ManCos in its annual "Observatory for Management Companies" - and the Universal Investment Group performs excellently thanks to its many successful fund launches with asset managers and asset owners. The Luxembourg-based ManCo is once again the largest third-party ManCo in the Grand Duchy and is also ranked first in the top 10 largest Luxembourg AIFMs.
    Read More
  • universal spotlight Ireland
    News
    May 2024

    Three fund domiciles under one roof

    For some time now, Universal Investment has been offering the option of launching funds in Ireland – in addition to Germany and Luxembourg. What does this mean for fund initiators who can now choose between the three main European fund hubs? How has the new domicile with the ISIN code “IE” been received? And what advantages can Universal Investment offer to fund initiators and institutional investors through its standardised reporting across three domiciles?
    Read More
  • Transition management more important than ever
    News
    May 2024

    Transition Management – more important today than ever

    Restructuring portfolios can be challenging. In addition to potential performance drops and cost risks, a lack of transparency plays a significant role. With the support of a professional transition management team, transparency and risk control can be ensured at every stage of the transition process.
    Read More