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Stronger SRI tilt helps Danish managers win in Germany, says Jyske Capital

Danish asset managers have an edge in Germany because of their stronger ESG/SRI bias, according to Thomas Justen, head of wholesale business in DACH countries for Jyske Capital. "Even a small country like Denmark can offer attractive niche solutions to international clients," he says, and explains how the investment culture differs in Germany.

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Denmark's Jyske Capital has recently stepped up its business efforts in Germany and other German-speaking countries, and argues that Danish financial firms have particular advantages in these larger neighbouring markets.

The asset manager's international fund range has been registered for distribution in Germany for several years, but early this year, it decided to hire two local sales executives to service the wholesale and institutional business channel in the DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) markets, because of the "strong business potential" there, the firm says.

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