EFAMA, the European Fund and Asset Management Association, is the voice of the EUR 27tn European investment management industry.
As a trade association, our role is to promote the interests of our members and raise awareness of the importance of the services and solutions they provide.
Our pan-European membership as well as our governance ensure that we represent the rich diversity of the European investment management industry, and not merely a subset thereof. This makes us the natural interlocutor of the EU institutions for all issues relevant to our sector. Our remit goes beyond the EU27 however. We support open and well-functioning global capital markets and engage with international standard setters and relevant third country authorities on a wide range of issues.
Since its establishment, EFAMA has been fully supportive of the EU project and working hard towards helping the EU achieve its objectives, whether in terms of single market, consumer protection or more recently CMU and sustainable finance.
We are a primary source of industry data and issue regular publications, including the renowned EFAMA Fact Book. We keep developing our research capabilities and are open to partnerships in that space.
Our annual conference, the Investment Management Forum, is widely regarded as the premier European gathering for senior industry executives and policy-makers to debate key emerging policy issues. Ad hoc events and webinars are organised throughout the year.
We welcome spontaneous applications from hard-working and fast-learning individuals with a demonstrated interest in EU affairs and/or financial services and superior communication skills.
Our organisation was founded in 1974 under the name of the European Federation of Investment Funds and Companies (FEFSI). The founding members were the associations of BE, FR, DE, NL, IE, IT and UK. FEFSI changed its articles of association in 2004 to represent the investment fund and asset management industry, and open up its membership to corporates and associates. It was renamed into the European Fund and Asset Management Association.
EFAMA is committed to the highest lobbying standards and ethics and subscribes to the principles of transparency, honesty and integrity laid out in the Code of Conduct of the EU transparency register.