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14. September 2020

BAI Information Brochures

BAI Information Brochures

Against the background of increasing demand and the present role of alternative investments in the asset allocation of institutional investors, the BAI would like to provide information brochures on the basics, strategies, opportunities and risks of alternative investment investments and strategies. The content should go beyond the pure basics and provide a first in-depth insight, on the basis of which a more intensive engagement with alternative investments is possible.

Information brochure Hedge Funds - in German (September 2020)
Information brochure short selling - in German (July 2020)
Information brochure Private Debt - Part 1 - in German (March 2020)
Information brochure Private Equity - in German (2014)

BAI Fact Sheets

BAI Study Corporate Loan Financing by Non-Banks in Germany

BAI Study Corporate Loan Financing by Non-Banks in Germany

BAI released the study "Corporate Loan Financing by Non-Banks in Germany" in April 2019. It is the first study on the debt fund market in Germany to present the views of the three relevant market players - companies, debt funds and institutional investors - as a whole. In addition to the definitional and legal fundamentals, the study contains an up-to-date market overview and detailed information on the three market players, based in particular on BAI surveys and interviews from the period summer/autumn 2018.

Download Study (in German)

Download Summary (in English)

BAI Investor Survey 2019

BAI Investor Survey 2019

The BAI has published the Investor Survey 2019. 75 institutional investors from Germany, representing around 900 billion assets under management, took part in the survey.

Focus of the survey was the investment behaviour of insurers, pension funds, pension schemes, and other institutional investors in relation to common alternative investments such as infrastructure, private equity, private debt, real estate, liquid alternatives and commodities.

short version

Preliminary report

The full version is available for BAI members and institutional end investors in the closed areas of

Members area

Investors area

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