Thank you for 50 years of trust in us!

For already half a century OVB has been there for its customers and financial consultants. So, this seems like a nice time to take a look back.

Our focus is entirely on people.

For this reason, we let our customers and financial consultants do the talking. They tell us their very personal OVB stories

OVB stories

Our vision

When people in Europe are asked who is there for them as a partner for all financial questions, the answer is OVB.

OVB in Europe

OVB is currently operating in 15 national markets. This international positioning is a major strength of our company. Thus, we will continue to advance with our expansion into promising European markets.

OVB Holding AG at a glance

The OVB Group, with its holding company headquartered in Cologne, is one of Europe’s leading financial brokerage groups. Since being founded in 1970, our business activities have focused on long-term, comprehensive and above all customer-oriented financial consulting for private households. We work with more than 100 high-performance providers and uses competitive products to serve our clients’ individual needs. Consulting is based on ascertaining and analysing the customer’s financial situation.

In particular, the broker asks the customer about their wishes and goals in a personal meeting and develops a customised solution based on personal opportunities. It should be long-term, affordable and sufficiently flexible. OVB supports customers over many years. Regular reviews and adjustments of financial decisions to relevant changes in customer requirements ensure needs-based insurance and pension concepts for customers adapted to their stage of life.

As the management holding company, OVB Holding AG is at the top of the OVB Group. It determines the strategic goals and secured the aligned business policies

Company history is written by people

People are at the forefront of our services and our business model. A range of different characters and their personal stories make our company what it is. That’s why we let the people behind the Group have their say: our clients explain what OVB’s services mean to them and our financial advisors provide a first-hand insight into their everyday work.

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OVB stands for long-term, comprehensive and above all customer-oriented one-stop financial consulting.

With 4 million clients and more than 5,000 financial agents, OVB is one of Europe’s leading financial brokerage groups. OVB works with more than 100 high-performance providers and uses competitive products to serve its clients’ individual needs, from subsistence and property/asset insurance to pensions and asset building and growth.

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OVB achieves very successful first half of 2021

Cologne, 11 August 2021. The European financial advisory group OVB continued its successful corporate development and grew with strong momentum in the first half of 2021.

  • Growth in clients and financial advisors
  • Brokerage income and operating income up significantly on previous year
  • Forecast for the entire year raised

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80 is the new 70: How our life expectancy grows and grows

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80 is the new 70: How our life expectancy grows and grows

130 years and more: Will we all be that old soon and happily play football in the garden with our great-great-grandchildren in the future? Since the beginning of the 20th century, our life expectancy has more than doubled and is 73 years worldwide by now - in Europe even 81 years! But what will happen next? Will we become older and older or have we already reached the upper limit?

InsurTechs & Co – the future of the insurance industry

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InsurTechs and Smart Contracts – A look into the future of the insurance industry

Changing rates online, consultation per video chat, and uploading a quick picture in case of damage to the car: Digitalisation has already arrived in the supposedly old-fashioned insurance world. InsurTechs are turning the insurance industry upside down. InsurTechs, artificial intelligence and smart contracts are bringing some fresh air into the industry.

Financial Education? – No Such Thing

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Financial education: How financially literate is Europe?

Financial education? No such thing! Almost half of all Europeans describe themselves as financially illiterate. The situation is especially dire in the UK and Germany, but there is a great need to catch up in other countries, too, such as France, Italy and Austria. This problem hasn’t changed so far, as surveys of young people show.

OVB Career

The OVB Group is headquartered in Cologne/Rhein. Committed people who create scope for action continue to write our success story together. Whether in sales, marketing or IT - we offer exciting challenges in a traditional company, in which team spirit is important.

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