Deutsche Vermögensberatung

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Deutsche Vermögensberatung AG
Type AG (Joint stock company)
Industry Financial services
Founded 1975
Headquarters Frankfurt am Main
Products Life insurance, Mutual funds, Annuities

Deutsche Vermögensberatung (DVAG), which in English loosely translates as "German financial advisors", is a German Multi-level marketing[citation needed] investment company based in Frankfurt, Germany. The DVAG is operative in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

The sales force consists of more than 37,000 so called "Vermögensberater" (Financial adviser) with about 5.4 million clients. In 2012 the company reached revenues of 1,2 billion €.[1]

Administration of business[edit]

Board of directors[edit]

The Deutsche Vermögensberatung (DVAG) is managed by seven people. The members of the DVAG are:

  • Reinfried Pohl (Chairman)
  • Udo Corts (Communication, Coordination)
  • Hans-Theo Franken (Products)
  • Sabina Gerhart (finance)
  • Christian Glanz (IT-specialist)
  • Helge Lach (Education, Marketing)
  • Kurt Schuschu (Distribution)

Chief representative[edit]

The two sons of Dr. Pohl working near to his father, the chairman of the DVAG:

  • Reinfried Pohl jun.
  • Andreas Pohl


DVAG was founded 1975 by Reinfried Pohl as "Kompass Gesellschaft für Vermögensanlagen mbH". From 1967 to 1969 Pohl worked for Investors Overseas Service (IOS), building up a strong sales force for financial services using a Pyramid scheme. After the insolvency of IOS, Pohl took over 500 salespeople from IOS to his new company.

Since 2008, as the DVAG absorb the advisors of the AachenMünchener Insurance Company, the Deutsche Vermögensberatung is called "The DVAG-Group"


DVAG is a sponsor of Michael Schumacher and Nico Hülkenberg via branded caps.[2] The company has also had an advertising relation with FC Kaiserslautern since 1996.


  1. ^ "Deutsche Vermögensberatung AG - DVAG - Geschäftsbericht 2012". Retrieved 2013-10-25. 
  2. ^ "DVAG Deutsche Vermögensberatung | Startseite". 2012-03-05. Retrieved 2013-10-25. 

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