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ESMT Berlin study: German foundations could earn up to 2 billion euros more annually

In the white paper “Endowment Impact,” researchers from ESMT Berlin show that German foundations could achieve an increase in endowment returns of two percent by diversifying their investment policy.

With estimated total endowment assets of 100 billion euros, leveraging this potential would lead to an increase in German endowment returns of 2 billion euros annually.

For more information, please see the press release and white paper (in German) here.

About ESMT Berlin

ESMT Berlin was founded by 25 leading global companies and institutions. The international business school offers a full-time MBA, an executive MBA, an executive MBA/MPA, a master's in management, as well as open enrollment and customized executive education programs. ESMT focuses on three main topics: leadership, innovation, and analytics. ESMT faculty publishes in top academic journals. Additionally, the business school provides an interdisciplinary platform for discourse between politics, business, and academia. It is based in Berlin, Germany, with a branch office in Shanghai, China. ESMT is a private business school with the right to grant PhDs and is accredited by the German state, AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS, and FIBAA.