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Anderes Land

" Our expertise, well-developed view of the markets and access to a full range of alternatives allow us to tailor solutions to clients’ specific objectives.

Pierre Cherki
Head of Alternatives




bn in alternative investments[1]




Commited to


real estate investment



Liquid alternative assets EMEA[2]

Committed to


market expertise

Delivering proprietary


on market opportunities trends and risks.

Capabilities and performance highlights


Deutsche Asset Management offers a broad array of alternative investment strategies from core products to bespoke solutions — each built on global perspective, deep knowledge of local markets and in-depth research.

Global access

Our presence in key markets around the world facilitates extensive research by on-the-ground professionals involved in acquisition and divestiture, asset management and capital markets.

Stability and consistency

Our experience in managing alternative investments through multiple market cycles guides our decision-making and informs a disciplined approach in evaluating and capitalizing on opportunities.


Constant monitoring of developments in the global economy and local markets empowers us to create quality strategies to navigate today’s complex and ever-changing environment. Our breadth of alternatives solutions allows us to understand the interplay and relationship these asset classes have, helping us make objective recommendations.



years of experience in managing alternative assets

Assets under management


Our Services[3]


Real Estate


Deutsche Asset Management’s real estate investment business has been investing in real estate assets for 45 years. As part of the Alternatives platform, this business has more than 410 employees around the world and €41 billion in assets under management1 and offers a diverse range of strategies and solutions across the risk/return and geographic spectrums, including core and value-added real estate, real estate securities, real estate debt and opportunistic real estate.

The real estate investment business employs a disciplined investment approach and aims to deliver attractive long-term risk adjusted returns, preservation of capital and diversification to its investors, which include governments, corporations, insurance companies, endowments, retirement plans, and private clients worldwide.

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  • Rigorous lifecycle approach to identify, implement and monitor investment themes and tactics seeking superior, long-term, risk-adjusted returns
  • Hands-on, active asset management adding value at the property level
  • Extensive global compliance, portfolio trading and monitoring systems and processes



Deutsche Asset Management’s infrastructure investment business has been investing in infrastructure assets since 1992. The global platform provides client solutions covering private equity infrastructure, listed infrastructure and infrastructure debt, and gives investors access to such economic sectors as transportation, utilities, telecommunications, and other service sectors critical to the basic functioning of local and global economies. As part of the Alternatives platform, the infrastructure business has nearly 50 investment professionals in key markets around the world managing approximately €10 billion in assets under management1.

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  • Global team with regional strategies
  • Coordinated platform provides client solutions in private equity infrastructure and infrastructure debt
  • Private infrastructure teams in Europe and Asia Pacific focus on economic infrastructure such as transportation, utilities and energy-related assets

Liquid Real Assets


Deutsche Asset Management’s Liquid Real Asset business has been investing in REITs, listed infrastructure and commodities since 1993. As part of the Alternatives platform, this business leverages a network of analysts and portfolio managers around the world, as well as the platform’s direct investment capabilities, to create both regional and global strategies.

Deutsche Asset Management manages approximately €20 billion in these asset classes for investors around the world1.



  • Approximately 40 investment professionals with senior members having long tenures with the firm and in the industry
  • Investment approach focuses on active stock selection by local investment teams, with a global top-down overlay of strategic allocation and risk management
  • Investment solutions available through funds, customized separate accounts or subadvisory appointments

Sustainable Investments


Deutsche Asset Management’s sustainable investments business focuses primarily on private debt and equity-type sustainable investments around the world, offering the ability to quantify the real social and environmental outcomes from its investments. As part of the Alternatives platform, the business has the ability to generate viable financial returns and real social and environmental outcomes of its investments and is organized around four components: Environmental Social Capital (ESC) Funds; Developmental Finance; Global Clean Technology investing; and Global Social Finance funds. With €2 billion in assets under management1, it can create investable products for development banks, governments, institutional and, potentially, private investors who share common investment objectives around specific themes.

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  • Private equity-type strategies to complement liquid sustainability-related strategies offered through Deutsche AM’s Active and Passive businesses
  • A strong track record of creating innovative public-private partnership funds
  • An expanding opportunity to mitigate risk, enhance returns, address fiduciary duties or align portfolios to meet investors’ values

Private Equity


Deutsche Asset Management’s Private Equity business offers primary fund of funds, secondary opportunities and direct equity co-investments globally across private equity, private debt, real estate and infrastructure. As part of the Alternatives platform, opportunities are available to institutional and private clients worldwide through co-mingled funds, managed account solutions, access feeder funds, and co-investment structures. Through an integrated and international access, the business manages a portfolio of 550 private funds with more than 300 general partners globally, totaling in excess of €6 billion1.

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  • USD $13bn in primary, secondary and direct co-investment strategies across private equity, debt, infrastructure and real estate
  • Dedicated in-house structuring teams provide solutions for institutional and private clients across commingled funds, separate accounts and advisory mandates
  • Invested in 450 funds globally

Hedge Funds


Deutsche Asset Management’s Hedge Funds business is responsible for advising and managing multi-manager hedge fund portfolios for both institutional and private clients around the world. As part of the Alternatives platform, investors are afforded access to a variety of standalone portfolios, overlay solutions or funds that can form the liquid alternatives pillar to multi-asset portfolios, along with hedge fund strategy advice and transparent risk reporting. Leveraging a dedicated global research team, the group manages more than €1 billion in assets under management1.

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Our Capabilities

As a full-scope asset manager with an unusual blend of expertise under one roof, we combine capabilities in all asset classes with all investment styles. As a fiduciary it is our DNA to deliver solutions that address our clients’ needs and solve their investment challenges, based on performance-orientation and trustful relationships.

Worldwide Websites

1. As of September 2017

2. Broadridge, by combined MF and ETF assets in September 2017

3. Not all products offered in all jurisdictions

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