Sauren is the leading specialist in qualitative fund analysis and one of Europe’s most successful fund of funds managers. Sauren’s funds of funds cover all of the main segments and frequently receive awards in recognition of their strong performance. The basis for success is the unique person-related investment philosophy, “We do not invest in funds - we invest in fund managers”.
The company was formed by Eckhard Sauren in 1991 as an independent research and advisory firm. Based on its unique person-related investment philosophy, the Sauren Group has grown into the leading specialist for qualitative fund analysis. The company’s core business is managing the Sauren funds of funds with various risk-return profiles. Sauren offers investors various modern multi-asset funds of funds, equity-oriented funds of funds and absolute return funds of funds which offer attractive solutions depending on your risk tolerance. In addition, Sauren as an asset manager manages special funds, private label funds and managed accounts for institutional investors.
Today, Sauren has a firm place among Europe’s most successful fund of funds managers. The focus on the fund manager and their personal skills has been decisive for managing Sauren funds of funds since the creation of the first fund of funds in 1999. The consistently good results in all significant asset classes has led to numerous awards for the funds of funds and boosted the volume to around three billion euro. Eckhard Sauren himself is one of the most sought-after German financial experts.
The person-related analytical approach is also reflected in the unique pan-European qualitative Sauren fund manager rating, published since 2002, which rates personal manager skills with one, two or three gold medals. The gold medal ratings and Sauren Golden Awards have established themselves in the market as a coveted standard of special quality and as one of the highest acknowledgements for fund managers. The Sauren Group has been a committed and reliable partner for over 25 years. Long-term relationships with clients and business partners and their trust are particularly important. The high degree of continuity in external dealings is also reflected within the company, where contacts for clients and business partners have remained constant for years, and the research team has been together since 2000 – striking proof of the high level of staff continuity within the company.