DC Placement Advisors focuses on the key European and emerging Asian and Pacific investor markets with a dedicated distribution approach

  • Structured distribution process with top-down/ key-account approach and responsibilities of team members 
  • Regular communication and update with institutional investors on their investment preferences, asset allocation and current portfolio development 
  • Presence at the largest industry relevant events, roundtables and conferences 

International Distribution Coverage

DC Placement Advisors' distribution capacity spans from key European, Asian - especially South Korea and Japan to the Middle East - and Australian investor markets with a dedicated approach. Together with our regional partners we have raised 5.5bn EUR for our clients. 

  • Germany, Switzerland, Austria (DACH)
  • France, Belgium, Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • UK
  • Nordics
  • Italy, Spain and Mediterranean Europe
  • Middle East
  • Israel
    In cooperation with Meitay Dash, Israel
  • Japan
    In cooperation with local business partners
  • South Korea
    In cooperation with local business partners

DCPLA's Distribution Capabilities

Broad distribution to a diversified investor base.

  • Focus on largest institutional investors in alternatives
    Comprehensive database of 2,800+ global institutional investors and their investment consultants; focus on 800 largest European investors. 
  • Key senior decision makers approach
    Key investment roles at pension funds, insurance companies, funds of funds, investment consultants, asset managers, family offices and sovereign wealth funds. 
  • Perfectly positioned to cover “hard-to-access” markets
    German-speaking Europe, France, Netherlands, South Korea, the Middle East and Japan. 

Pension & Insurance Markets – EUR bn 2015

UK 4,627
German-speaking Europe 3,606
France 2,370
Nordics 2,159
Netherlands 1,649
Australia 1,631
Mediterranian Europe 1,280
CEE 158
Others 584
South Korea 846
Japan 4,263


Pensions – OECD 2015, Towers Watson „Global Pension Asset Study 2015“
Insurance – European Insurer 2015; OECD 2015; GDV Statistical Yearbook of German Insurance 2015; Insurance Market Report 2015 – FINMA; Bank of Spain Insurance Annual Report 2015


German-speaking Europe: Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein.

Mediterranean Europe: Portugal, Italy, Greece, Spain

Over the course of 10 years, DC Placement Advisors has been successfully placing funds for global leading asset managers in Europe, Australia and Asia and has expanded its reach to global coverage.

Nina Dohr-Pawlowitz, CEO

Investor Mapping as a Key Discipline

DC Placement Advisors is perfectly positioned to cover the core European institutional investor markets as well as South Korea, the Middle East, Japan and Australia representing more than €7trn of pension and insurance assets.

By continuous communications with the investors base, DCPLA's team of multilingual relationship managers ensures that our investor data are as complete as possible, both through monitoring news sources, and most importantly through proactively contacting alternative assets professionals and senior decision makers directly in order to ensure that information is accurate and up to date.

Our database covers the following regions (UK, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France, Benelux, Nordics, Mediterranean Europe, South Korea, the Middle East, Japan, Australia and others).


Assets under management of the Top 5 insurers in key European insurance markets (EUR bn)

Our investors base covers the following investor types:

  • Asset Management Firms
  • Banks (Savings and Regional Banks)
  • Church Investors
  • Investment Consultants/Advisors
  • Corporate Investors
  • Corporate Pension Funds
  • Family Offices
  • Fund-of-Funds Managers
  • Gatekeepers
  • Insurance Companies
  • Public Pension Funds
  • Sovereign Wealth Funds

We speak to the following audiences:

  • CIO
  • Investment Director
  • Investment Manager
  • Head of Department
    (Private Equity, Real Estate, Real Assets etc..)
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Pension Fund Manager
  • Head of Alternatives
  • Head of Fund Research