In the press


Adrian Daniel, the fund manager of the MainFirst - Absolute Return Multi Asset, explains the circumstances behind the lack of success of the current monetary policy measures: one reason is that new technologies are not adequately taken into account in economic calculations.


Meet MainFirst at this year’s „Bündnis für Fonds Tour”, which will start in Leipzig on 05/24/2016. In keeping with the motto “The funds come to you” a group of distinguished speakers will tour through Germany and will be available to exchange ideas with participants.  

In our presentation "Are dividends the new stars on the investment horizon?" the portfolio manager Thomas Meier, Head of Equity Fund Management at MainFirst, will talk about the current economic environment and the related investment opportunities in the area of dividend stocks.

Further locations include: Hamburg, Bergisch Gladbach, Stuttgart and Munich.

Our Business Development Team is looking forward to meeting you.


05/24/2016 - Leipzig
09.30 am – 5.00 pm

05/25/2016 - Hamburg
09.30 am – 5.00 pm

05/31/2016 - Bergisch Gladbach
09.30 am – 5.00 pm

06/01/2016 - Stuttgart
09.30 am – 5.00 pm

06/02/2016 - Munich
09.30 am – 5.00 pm

Further information is available via the link of the respective location.


The fund manager Adrian Daniel explains the strategy of the MainFirst - Absolute Return Multi Asset fund: targeted investment in sustainable trends, continuous analysis of promising opportunities and a systematic hedging concept to minimise risk. The special investment focus lies on innovative technologies such as e-commerce, automation and alternative energies, where Daniel sees a high potential for long-term development.

The full article is available at DAS INVESTMENT EXTRA 06/2016

  New senior joiner in MainFirst Equity Sales

The renowned senior sales expert Tarek Fayek Nakhla will strengthen MainFirst´s Equity Sales Team. On May 16th 2016 he joined MainFirst as Managing Director – European Equity Sales in New York. He will look after North American clients with advice on European stocks.

Frankfurt/Main, 18 th May 2016 – MainFirst is pleased about a prominent new joiner. Tarek Fayek Nakhla has joined MainFirst´s Sales team in New York on 16th May. As Managing Director – European Equity Sales, he services North American clients with advice on European stocks.

“Tarek Nakhla has more than 20 years’ experience in supporting North American institutional investors. We are delighted that he is joining us”, comments Hans-Peter Gruenig, President & Chief Executive Officer of the New York office of MainFirst. “Tarek is a highly experienced sales expert with an excellent track record and an outstanding network. He will strengthen our sales efforts in New York, to provide high quality substantive research which brings real added value for our clients.”

Prior joining to MainFirst, Tarek Nakhla served as a Partner at the brokerage firm Redburn for 10 years, co-founding their New York office and playing an important role in its build-up. Previous roles included Bear Stearns, Citibank and SG Cowen. “I am looking forward to being able to provide my expertise and experience to the clients of MainFirst”, explains Tarek Nakhla.

In the Equities division, MainFirst employs more than 100 professionals in its locations Frankfurt, Munich, London, Zurich, Milan, Paris and New York. They have more than 10 years of experience on average and support more than 400 institutional investors with regard to European stocks.

The focus is on stock-specific commentary by the Sales team and high quality substantive research to facilitate superior performance for customers. MainFirst Equities is part of the independent European MainFirst Group with about 200 staff in the areas Equity Brokerage, Equity Capital Markets and Asset Management.

Press Contact

Jörg Schüren
Senior Consultant
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E-Mail: joerg.schueren(at)

  Interview with Olgerd Eichler

On the occasion of the reception of the Lipper Fund Award Olgerd Eichler talks about the investment strategy behind the MainFirst Germany Fund: "The combination of a profound analysis of individual securities and a strong focus on the most promising companies are the backbone of our sustainable asset management approach". 

  MainFirst Asset Management expands its Business Development: Marco Seminerio joins the team

An additional experienced distribution expert, Marco Seminerio, is available as of now to provide assistance and advice to MainFirst’s institutional clients.

"We are expanding our business development team for large financial institutions in order to optimally serve the large client base and the continuing growth in the institutional area", explains Oliver Haseley, Head of Asset Management. Marco Seminerio will also be responsible for medium-sized companies and investment consultants.

Marco Seminerio worked at Union Investment as a deputy department director in institutional sales for more than 11 years. He also managed proprietary investments in special and mutual fund solutions of institutional clients from the financial sector. In addition, he was provisionally responsible for the corporate business in Bavaria.

  Webinar with Olgerd Eichler on World Market Leaders Made in Germany

On 04/18/2016 at 11 am Olgerd Eichler will talk about:

“World Market Leaders Made in Germany. The “German Mittelstand” – Pillar of the German Economy and Outperformer in Funds!”

The "German Mittelstand" forms the basis of the German economy and is a driver for innovation. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which are often world market leaders in their industries, are crucial for Germany’s success and prosperity. For Olgerd Eichler, fund manager of the MainFirst Germany Fund (best German Fund on a 1, 3 and 5 year basis) and Partner of the Frankfurt asset management multi-boutique, these companies are a key component in the outperformance of his fund.

In the webinar Olgerd Eichler, fund manager of the MainFirst Germany Fund, provides insight into the fundamental analysis of SMEs and an outlook on the development of German equities in the next 12 months.

Please register here