Bundesverband Alternative Investments e.V. (BAI)

PricewaterhouseCoopers GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 35-37
D-60327 Frankfurt
Contact Person
Markus Hammer und Peter Seidel
+49 175 5754094
+49 69 9585 6733
Frankfurt am Main
Berlin, Bielefeld, Bremen, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Erfurt, Essen, Frankfurt, Freiburg, Hamburg, Hannover, Karlsruhe, Kassel, Kiel, Köln, Leipzig, Magdeburg, Mainz, Mannheim, München, Nürnberg, Oldenburg, Osnabrück, Potsdam, Saarbrücken, Schwerin, Siegen, Stuttgart
Year of establishment
1849 (Samuel Lowell Price - London)
Active in Germany since
1905 Treuhand-Vereinigung
Managing director/board member
WP StB Prof. Dr. Norbert Winkeljohann, WP StB Dr. Peter Bartels, WP StB CPA Markus Burghardt, StB Prof. Dr. Dieter Endres, WP StB Prof. Dr. Georg Kämpfer, WP StB Harald Kayser, WP RA StB Dr. Jan Konerding, WP StB Andreas Menke, StB Marius Möller, WP StB Martin Scholich

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) provides spe-cialized know-how from experts in the alterna-tive investment sector in addition to our general tax advice. The PricewaterhouseCoopers Alternative Investment Group in Germany (currently more than 30 team members) is specialized in providing tax and regulatory advice with a focus on investment managers and investors, in the areas of structuring of financial products and alternative investments (especially hedge funds, private equity, real estate funds and commodities) as well as related compliance. The Alternative Investment Group consists of acknowledged experts in German investment tax law, German investment law as well as insurance supervisory law in our Frankfurt office.

Our scope of services includes especially:

  • Hedge funds and private equity funds (taxation, regulatory law, accounting)
  • Structured products / structured funds
  • Regulatory law for investors (German In-surance Supervisory Act, Solvency II, German Banking Act, fund of funds, special funds)
  • German fund tax reporting requirements for domestic and foreign investment funds (especially according to section 5 of the German Investment Tax Act)
  • Tax compliance for closed-ended funds
  • Emission Trading (taxation, regulatory law, accounting, structuring)
  • REIT-Check
  • Institutional investors reporting e.g. VAG-Reporting/Solvency II Reporting, GroMiKV- and SolvV-Reporting
  • European regulatory law e.g. OTC-derivates regulation (EMIR)
Assets in the field of AI
Number of employees
Germany: 9.000 employees; Globally: 163.000 employees (including in the AI area: The German PwC Alternative Investment Group is expanding and actually consists of more than 30 experts. It is part of the international PwC Alternative Investment network with globally more than 700 experts. This positions us to provide high quality advice with a global perspective.)
Regional focus
Target group
Investment / Asset Manager, Institutional Investors e.g. Insurance Companies, Pension Funds, Banks and other Financial Institutions
(Supervisory) registration at / since
BAI-Member since
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