BVI Bundesverband Investment und Asset Management e.V. (BVI)

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Lobbying costs:

WARNING: As this organisation lists one or more EP accredited lobbyists, it is highly improbable that its lobbying costs are lower than €10,000.

WARNING: The lobbying costs declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.

2,500,000€ - 2,749,000€

Financial year: 01/01/2019 - 01/12/2019

Lobbyists declared: 10 FTE (16)

WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.


Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 7


Meetings with European Commission: 16

Lobbying costs over the years:


BVI Bundesverband Investment und Asset Management e.V. (BVI)

Registration on EU Transparency Register

96816064173-47 (First registered: 14 Sep 2010)

Goals / Remit

The German Investment Funds Association BVI is the contact point for government and supervisory authorities on all issues related to the German Capital Investment Code (Kapitalanlagegesetzbuch, KAGB). It represents the interests of investment fund management companies - whether they invest in securities or tangible assets, pursue active or passive strategies, specialize in administration or portfolio management, or appeal to institutional or private investors. BVI’s more than 100 member companies manage assets of nearly three trillion euros for private investors, insurance companies, retirement benefit schemes, banks, churches and foundations.

Our role is to...
• represent the interests of investment management companies in political and regulatory matters at German, European and international level;
• be a centre of excellence, the first point of contact and advisor on the development and application of regulatory issues;
• be the main point of contact for politicians, administration and the media on all matters regarding the regulation of the investment industry;
• mediating between the investment industry and politicians;
• serve as a forum for discussion within the industry.


Selected EU initiatives currently being monitored by the BVI, include: - Securitisations (Regulation) - Prospectus (Regulation) - Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) / - Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR) - Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) - Undertakings for the Collective Investment of Transferable Securities (UCITS Directive) - Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs Regulation) - Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) - Benchmarks (Regulation) - Bank Structural Reform (Regulation) - Money Market Funds (Regulation) - Shareholder Rights Directive (SRD II) - Financial Transaction Tax (Directive) - Pan-European Personal Pension Product (Regulation) - ESA review - Capital Requirements Directive (CRD V) - Anti Money Laundering (Regulation) - European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) - Cross-border Distribution of Funds (CBDF) - Investment Firm Regulation/Directive (IFR/D) - Sustainable Finance Regulation Package (Taxonomy, Disclosures, Low-Carbon Benchmarks) - Fintech / Digitalisation / Artificial Intelligence / Cryptoassets - Market Abuse Regulation - Non-Financial Reporting Directive - Market Data Costs


Head office:
Bockenheimer Anlage 15
Frankfurt am Main 60322

Tel: 4969 1540900

Belgium office:
Rue du Trône 14-16
Brussels 1000,

Tel: 32 22138240