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Vibrant asset management industry


Optimal conditions for top talent


Denmark offers clear regulatory frameworks, an effective and transparent legal system, and ready access to relevant authorities.

Copenhagen has a strong asset management tradition with a wealth of top-tier investment professionals and substantial assets under management. Danish asset managers have been rated amongst the best in Europe over the past 15 years by Morningstar.


  • More than 2,000 professional portfolio managers work in the city – a much larger share of the labour force than the OECD average. 
  • Danish asset managers handle sizeable mandates, boast high levels of expertise and deliver some of the best results in Europe. 
  • Assets under management are relatively high in relation to GDP.

Read more about why Copenhagen is a magnet for major asset management players in our business profile