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About us

Property and asset Management of the highest quality.

We’re your reliable partner.

DFH is one of the leading asset and investment managers for real estate in Germany. As part of the Zech Group, we’ve been planning real estate investments for private and institutional investors for more than 30 years and, as an active asset manager, further increase property values, with a portfolio currently valued at over 3.75 billion euro. We focus on the asset class office properties and residential real estate in Germany. Members of the DFH-Group include DFH ARE GmbH with its subsidiaries Assetando Property Management GmbH and DFH Merkens Fonds GmbH, as well as DFH WestFonds GmbH and DFH PFM GmbH.

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Our expertise is historical.

DFH Group GmbH was founded in 1992 as debis Aviation Leasing GmbH, a wholly owned subsidiary of the former Daimler-Benz Group. In 2006, Deutsche Immobilien Holding Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH in Delmenhorst acquired 100 % of its shares, at which time the company was renamed Deutsche Fonds Holding GmbH. In 2008, the company was converted into Deutsche Fonds Holding AG, before switching back to Deutsche Fonds Holding GmbH again in June 2016. The company was renamed DFH Group GmbH in July 2023.


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The DFH-Group

As of July 1, 2020, Deutsche Fonds Holding GmbH (since July 2023 operating as DFH Group GmbH) acquired Assetando Real Estate GmbH (as of December 12, 2022 operating as DFH ARE GmbH) with its subsidiaries Assetando Property Management GmbH and Merkens Fonds GmbH (as of December 12, 2022 operating as DFH Merkens Fonds GmbH), as well as WestFonds Immobilien Anlagegesellschaft mbH (as of December 29, 2022 operating as DFH WestFonds GmbH).

PFM Private Funds Management GmbH (as of February 8, 2022 operating as DFH PFM GmbH) has also been a member of the DFH-Group since 2014. DFH Group GmbH is a company of Deutsche Immobilien Holding AG in Delmenhorst, which is also the real estate holding company of Zech Group SE based in Bremen, Germany.

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Our values

The Zech Group’s fundamental values are also our values and form the basis of our decisions and activities. How we create value for our investors, business partners, and the company:

  • Honesty, integrity, and transparency
  • Respect and responsibility
  • Business success and innovation

Our standards

We’re experts in our field, which allows us to achieve the goals that are so important to us with our work: your satisfaction and your business success. We therefore offer you maximum quality, customer orientation, and reliable investments and services.

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