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 almost 3.8 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 continues positive business performance in third quarter of 2020

Cologne, 10 November 2020. In the third quarter, the OVB Group again continued its positive business performance in 2020 to date. The European financial brokerage group generated brokerage income of €195.2 million in the first nine months of 2020.

  • Consolidated sales grow by 3.3%
  • Client base expanded by 5.8%
  • Number of financial advisors up 4.1%
  • Substantial increase in operating income of 29.0%

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Maternity protection and parental leave in Europe – What countries have the best conditions?

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Support services and claims for parental leave differ from country to country. Germany performs relatively poorly here – however, only at first glance.

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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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