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UCITS & AIFMD for US Managers
November 8-9 2022
Convene 75 Rockefeller PlazaNYC, USA

Matthias Liermann
Global Head of Product Management at DWS


Matthias Liermann is Global Head of Product Management for liquid products in DWS Group since March 2013. In this capability he is responsible globally for all fund platforms in DWS with regards to lifecycle management, i.e. maintenance/closure/merger of existing fund range, launch of new funds, for the product governance and supervision process and the seed money governance process. In addition he has the responsibility for the contract management for institutional funds and mandates. Matthias is the speaker of the management board of DWS International GmbH, a member of the management board of DWS Investment GmbH and a member of the supervisory board of DWS Investment S.A.

Matthias was an Associate at Freshfields, Bruckhaus & Deringer in Frankfurt between April 2000 and July 2003. In 2003, Matthias continued his career as the Head of the Legal Department for Private Investor Products at ABN Amro covering both Frankfurt and London. Afterwards Matthias was Head of Legal Structuring Structured Products and Member of the Board of DWS Finanz-Service GmbH in Frankfurt between January 2006 and November 2009. Before becoming Head of Global Product Platform, Deutsche AWM Matthias was Head of Product, DWS Europe and Asia in the Asset Management division of Deutsche Bank AG from July 2011 to March 2013 and Global Head of Fund Platforms db-X in the Global Markets division of Deutsche Bank AG London from November 2009 to June 2011.

Matthias is a German qualified lawyer and received his PhD in Law from the University of Muenster in 2001.

Agenda Sessions

  • Successfully launching UCITS & AIFs; Key dos and don’ts