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The following website and its content are intended for our professional investors, such as banks, financial service providers and brokers in accordance with § 34 f of the German Trade, Commerce and Industry Regulation Act (Gewerbeordnung, GewO). They are also aimed at professional investors pursuant to the statutory requirements of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID). Accordingly, professional investors are investors of whom it can be assumed that they have the necessary experience, knowledge and expertise for making investment decisions and adequate assessments of the associated risks. In particular, this includes asset managers, sales partners and financial intermediaries.

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Company Profile

Following its formation in 1991, Sauren quickly established itself as a force in the market, repeatedly playing a pioneering role in an investment industry marked by change. The most important milestones in the company’s history from the emergence of its investment philosophy through its successful implementation in the fund of funds to the present publications and studies in the overview.

2017 

  • The Sauren funds of funds “Sauren Select Global Growth Plus”, “Sauren Global Stable Growth A” and “Sauren Global Growth A” took first, second and third places at the €uro Fund Awards for a ten-year period [18.01.2017]

2016

  • Creation of Sauren Stable Absolute Return   [30.12.2016]
  • Sauren is ranked top fund company by Capital magazine   [February 2016]

2015

  • Publication of the book “Die Zinsfalle”   [January 2015]

2014

  • Sauren is ranked top fund company by Capital magazine   [February 2014]

2013

  • Launch of the educational campaign: the interest rate trap and its consequences
  • Creation of Sauren Absolute Return Dynamic   [27.12.2013]

2012

  • Launch of the educational campaign: advantages of funds of funds for corporate investors

2011

  • Creation of CHF share classes in Sauren Global Defensiv, Sauren Global Balanced and Sauren Absolute Return   [10.02.2011]
  • Relocation to new offices (21st floor KölnTurm, Cologne)   [01.03.2011]
  • Creation of Sauren Emerging Markets Balanced   [25.07.2011]
  • Celebration of 20 years of Sauren   [21.11.2011]

2010

  • Launch of the educational campaign: importance and logic of absolute return funds

2009

  • Introduction of flat-rate withholding tax   [01.01.2009]
  • Creation of Sauren Absolute Return   [30.12.2009]
  • A pioneering anniversary: 10 years of Sauren Global Growth   [March 2009]

2008

  • Continuing educational campaign on flat-rate withholding tax
  • Managed assets top EUR 2 billion for the first time
  • Creation of Sauren Zielvermögen-Fonds   [18.02.2008]

2007

  • Launch of the educational campaign: advantages of funds of funds in view of the planned introduction of flat-rate withholding tax from 2009
  • Creation of Sauren Global Hedgefonds Opportunities   [19.01.2007]
  • Creation of D share classes in Sauren Global Defensiv, Sauren Global Balanced, Sauren Global Growth and Sauren Global Champions  [11.10.2007]
  • Reorganisation of Sauren Global Small Cap as Sauren Global Stable Growth   [15.12.2007]
  • Publication of the book “Das Sauren Fonds-Konzept” (The Sauren Fund Concept)   [December 2007]

2006

  • Reorganisation of Sauren Global Branchen as Sauren Global Champions   [15.02.2006]
  • Managed assets top EUR 1 billion for the first time   [Summer 2006]
  • First implementation of the alpha strategy   [August 2006]
  • 15 years of Sauren financial services

2004

  • Launch of the educational campaign: meaning and logic of hedge funds
  • Creation of Sauren Global Hedgefonds   [26.06.2004]

2003

  • Creation of Sauren Global Defensiv   [27.02.2003]
  • First Sauren Golden Awards in Frankfurt

2002

  • Publication of Sauren fund manager ratings   [24.01.2002]

2001

  • Relocation to new offices (34th floor KölnTurm, Cologne) 
  • Creation of Sauren Global Branchen (now: Sauren Global Champions)   [30.03.2001]
  • Reorganisation of Sauren Finanzdienstleistungen –
  • Formation of Sauren Fonds-Service AG and Sauren Fonds-Research AG (Sauren Financial Group)   [01.07.2001]
  • Creation of Sauren Global Small Cap (now: Sauren Global Stable Growth)   [28.12.2001]

2000

  • Creation of FondsSelector Global (now: Sauren Select Global Growth Plus)   [23.08.2000]
  • Managed assets top EUR 100 million for the first time   [September 2000]

1999

  • Launch of the educational campaign: advantages of funds of funds compared to asset management funds
  • Creation of Sauren Global Growth   [01.03.1999]
  • Creation of Sauren Global Balanced   [31.12.1999]
  • Creation of Sauren Global Opportunities   [31.12.1999]
  • Relocation to new offices (Businesscenter,  Hansaring, Cologne)

1998

  • 3rd Financial Market Promotion Act – funds of funds are licensed in Germany
  • Detailed client benefit analysis: asset fund management vs. fund of funds 
  • Corporate policy decisions:
    • initiating own funds of funds
    • transfer of Sauren asset fund management to Sauren funds of funds

1997

  • Relocation to new offices (Victoriastrasse, Cologne)   [June 1997]

1995

  • Invitation as hedge fund experts on n-tv   [21.04.1995]

1994

  • Emergence of Sauren investment philosophy
  • Launch of the educational campaign: significance of fund managers and volume in fund selection
  • First hedge fund analyses   [December 1994]
  • Launch of independent Sauren asset management fund with the investment philosophy “We do not invest in funds – we invest in fund managers”   [31.12.1994]

1991

  • Formation of Sauren Finanzdienstleistungen   [23.10.1991]

 

This information does not constitute an offer or any solicitation to buy investment fund shares. Refer to the current sales prospectus for notes on opportunities and risk. The binding basis for subscriptions to a fund are the KIID (Wesentliche Anlegerinformationen), the relevant prevailing sales prospectus with the contractual terms and management regulation and articles of association, the latest publishes and audited annual report and the last unaudited semi-annual report, which are available free of charge in German language form Sauren Fonds-Service AG, P.O. Box 10 28 54, 50468 Cologne, Germany (or online at www.sauren.de).