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OVB in Europe

OVB is currently operating in 16 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.

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Sustainability is our responsibility

At OVB, we see sustainability as an integral part of our mission. Our aim is to be a partner for sustainable finance matters. To do this, we focus on the three main pillars of environmental, social and governance (ESG).

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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

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Our vision

With our highly qualified financial advisors, we offer our customers excellent allfinanz advisory.

When people in Europe are asked who is at their side when it comes to all questions relating to financial services, the answer is: OVB!

OVB Holding AG at a glance

The OVB Group, with its holding company headquartered in Köln, 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 product partners and use 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.

“OVB Excellence 2027”

The OVB Group has developed successfully in recent years. Founded in Cologne in 1970, OVB is today operating in 16 European markets. We intend to continue our growth path in the future and are committed to ongoing improvement.

Our new corporate strategy demonstrates our future viability. It comprises the focal topics of “Sales and Career Excellence”, “Expansion and Innovation”, “Operational Excellence” and “People and Organization”.

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Sustainability at OVB

Sustainability is a complex and crucial issue for the finance and insurance industry. OVB provides a socially relevant and forward-looking service for its clients.

Conducting sustainable business and conserving resources are at the heart of what we do. We have a clear commitment to helping to create a sustainable future world.

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Long-term, comprehensive and customer-oriented 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.

Company history is written by people

People are at the heart of our service and our business model. Very different characters and their personal stories are what make our company what it is. That's why we let the people behind the Group have their say: Our clients tell us what OVB means to them and our financial advisors give a close-up look at their everyday work.

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Increase your self-motivation: more productivity and job satisfaction

Motivation at work not only leads to higher productivity, but also to more fun on the job. Those who manage to motivate themselves are happier at work and are independent of others. But what can you do if your motivation decreases or disappears completely? Fortunately, there are strategies to increase self-motivation and maintain it in the long term.

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How to successfully return to work after parental leave

Returning to work after parental leave is an exciting moment, but it can be a challenge. Young parents who want to return to their jobs often have many questions and uncertainties. It is particularly important that the comeback is well prepared – and that the employer supports the return through family-friendly measures and open communication.

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Fit at work: tips for more exercise in the office

Stress, lack of activity, overwork: those who take too little care of themselves and their bodies quickly end up in a negative spiral of exhaustion and physical problems. Yet it's not that difficult to do something for your fitness at work. Our expert Krystian Kwasniewski provides tips on how even small habits can make a big difference – with the right goal and mindset.

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.