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Brussels, 28th March 2019 - The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has today published its latest Investment Fund Industry Fact Sheet, which provides net sales of UCITS and AIFs for January 2019. Twenty-nine associations representing 98 percent of total UCITS and AIF assets provided us with net sales data.The main developments in January 2019 can be summarized as follows:
Bernard Delbecque, Senior Director for Economics and Research commented: “Net sales of bond funds bounced back strongly in January, against the backdrop of slower economic outlook, little inflationary pressures and lower yields“.
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* Please see the accompanying attachment for the EFAMA Investment Fund Industry Fact Sheet (January) and the ‘Notes to editors’ section for further information on how the Fact Sheet is produced.For media enquiries, please contact: Hume BrophyMarion Banide – firstname.lastname@example.orgKerri Anne Rice – email@example.comEFAMATanguy van de Werve, Director GeneralBernard Delbecque, Senior Director for Economics and ResearchTelephone: +32 (0) 2 513 39 69E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Notes to editors:About the January Monthly EFAMA Investment Fund Industry Fact Sheet:The Fact Sheet is published by EFAMA on a monthly basis and presents net sales and net assets data for UCITS and AIF provided by 29 national associations. The contributing national associations are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and United Kingdom.About the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA):EFAMA is the representative association for the European investment management industry, which represents 28 member associations and 62 corporate members. At end 2018, total net assets of European investment funds reached EUR 15.2 trillion. Close to 33,400 of these funds were UCITS (Undertakings for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities) and close to 28,600 of these funds were AIFs (Alternative Investment Funds). For more information about EFAMA, please visit www.efama.org