Thomas Schüssler was born in Mannheim in Germany in 1966. He was educated at the University of Heidelberg, Germany and the University of Utah, USA and holds a Doctorate in Physics and a Diploma in Economics & Physics. Thomas started his career with Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt in IT development and project management in 1996. In 1999 he turned his head towards investment management by becoming executive assistant to a board member of Deutsch Bank in charge of investment banking.He joined DWS Investments in 2001 where he is a fund manager for global and US equities. He currently manages the DWS Global Value fund, DWS Invest Global Value, DWS Large Cap Value Fund and the DWS Top Dividende Fund.
At least 70% of the investment fund's assets are invested in equities of domestic and foreign issuers that can be expected to deliver an above-average dividend yield. Up to 30% of the investment fund's assets may be invested in money market. instruments. Up to 30% of the investment fund's assets may be held in bank balances. Up to 10% of the investment fund's assets may be invested in all permissible investment fund units.