Erste Asset Management expands Management Board
2018 16 FEB
Press releases Erste Asset Management expands Management Board
  • Wolfgang Traindl (59) and Peter Karl (43) to join the Management Board of Erste Asset Management GmbH (EAM)
  • The new Management Board of Erste Asset Management will therefore consist of Heinz Bednar (CEO), Winfried Buchbauer, Wolfgang Traindl, and Peter Karl

On 1 March 2018, Wolfgang Traindl and Peter Karl will join the Management Board of Erste Asset Management GmbH (EAM). 

Erste Asset Management GmbH (www.erste-am.at) coordinates and is responsible for the management of investment funds and portfolio solutions within Erste Group Bank AG. At its locations in Austria, Germany, Croatia, Romania, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, and Hungary it manages assets of EUR 63.3bn (as of 31 December 2017).

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In his new function Wolfgang Traindl will be responsible for Institutional Sales and internal Audit. Traindl was heading the division Private Banking and Institutional Clients of Erste Bank Oesterreich for more than 20 years and has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ERSTE-SPARINVEST since 2002. As Heinz Bednar says, “Wolfgang Traindl has vast experience in finance and sales, and he has provided advisory to our business and our clients for many years from his position within the bank.” Traindl will follow Christian Schön, who will tackle new challenges outside Erste Group.

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Peter Karl will be responsible for Product Management and Retail Sales Austria, and he will also contribute his expertise in connection with alternative investments, which he has built as Director of ERSTE Immobilien KAG. Since the establishment of ERSTE Immobilien KAG in 2007 Peter Karl has been chairman of the Management Board and has developed the company into a leading real estate manager with assets under management of EUR 1.8bn. Karl holds a Master  of Laws from the University of Vienna and joined the banking sector and, more specifically, the area of real estate management and product management in 2001.

Peter Karl will remain chairman of the Management Board of ERSTE Immobilien KAG, 75.1% of which is held by Erste Asset Management. “We want to use Peter Karl’s expertise in non-traditional forms of investment for EAM and develop new business areas. At the same time, we want to use the excellent track record of our successful real estate subsidiary in Retail Sales,” as Bednar explains.

As of 1 March 2018, the new Management Board of ERSTE-SPARINVEST, the biggest subsidiary of EAM, will consist of Heinz Bednar (CEO), Günther Mandl, Wolfgang Traindl, and Peter Karl.

For further queries please contact:

Erste Asset Management, Communications & PR

 

Armand Feka
Tel. +43 (0)50 100 12341
E-Mail: armand.feka@sparinvest.com
 

Paul Severin
Tel. +43 (0)50 100 19982
E-Mail: paul.severin@erste-am.com

 

Erste Asset Management GmbH
Am Belvedere 1, A-1100 Wien
www.erste-am.com
Sitz Wien, FN 102018b,
Handelsgericht Wien, DVR 0468703

Disclaimer

This document is an advertisement. All data is sourced from Erste Asset Management GmbH, unless indicated otherwise. Our languages of communication are German and English.

The prospectus for UCITS (including any amendments) is published in Amtsblatt zur Wiener Zeitung in accordance with the provisions of the InvFG 2011 in the currently amended version. Information for Investors pursuant to § 21 AIFMG is prepared for the alternative investment funds (AIF) administered by Erste Asset Management GmbH, pursuant to the provisions of the AIFMG in connection with the InvFG 2011.

The fund prospectus, Information for Investors pursuant to § 21 AIFMG, and the key investor document/KID can be viewed in their latest versions at the  web site www.erste-am.com or obtained in their latest versions free of charge from the domicile of the management company and the domicile of the custodian bank. The exact date of the most recent publication of the fund prospectus, the languages in which the key investor document is available, and any additional locations where the documents can be obtained can be viewed on the web site www.erste-am.com.

This document serves as additional information for our investors and is based on the knowledge of the staff responsible for preparing it at the time of preparation. Our analyses and conclusions are general in nature and do not take into account the individual needs of our investors in terms of earnings, taxation, and risk appetite. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of the future performance of a fund. Please note that investments in securities entail risks in addition to the opportunities presented here. The value of shares and their earnings can rise and fall. Changes in exchange rates can also have a positive or negative effect on the value of an investment. For this reason, you may receive less than your originally invested amount when you redeem your shares. Persons who are interested in purchasing shares in investment funds are advised to read the current fund prospectus(es) and the Information for Investors pursuant to § 21 AIFMG, especially the risk notices they contain, before making an investment decision.

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This document is an advertisement. All data is sourced from ERSTE Immobilien Kapitalanlagegesellschaft m.b.H., unless indicated otherwise. Our languages of communication are German and English.

The “Fund Prospectus Information for Investors Pursuant to § 21 AIFMG” (fund prospectus) and the key investor document/KID of the ERSTE Immobilien KAG are published in Amtsblatt zur Wiener Zeitung and on our web site www.ersteimmobilien.at. They are prepared in accordance with the provisions of the Alternative Investment Funds Manager Act (Alternative Investment Funds Manager-Gesetz, AIFMG, Federal Law Gazette No. 135/2013) in connection with the Real Estate Investment Fund Act (Immobilien-Investmentfondsgesetz/ImmoInvFG) Federal Law Gazette BGBI No.80/2003 in the currently amended version.

The fund prospectus and the key investor document/KID can be viewed in their latest versions at the web site www.ersteimmobilien.at or obtained in their latest versions free of charge from the domicile of the ERSTE Immobilien KAG (management company) and the domicile of the Erste Group Bank AG (custodian bank). The exact date of the most recent publication of the fund prospectus, the languages in which the document is available, and any additional locations where the documents can be obtained can be viewed on the web site www.ersteimmobilien.at.

This document serves as additional information for our investors and is based on the knowledge of the staff responsible for preparing it at the time of preparation. Our analyses and conclusions are general in nature and do not take into account the individual needs of our investors in terms of earnings, taxation and risk appetite. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of the future performance of a fund. Please note that investments entail risks in addition to the opportunities presented there. Errors and misprints excepted.

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