Member­ships and partner­ships


The companies of the SHL Gruppe are members in the following sector-specific professional associations and federations:
  • BDVM, Bundesverband Deutscher Versicherungsmakler e.V.  

    The BDVM is the leading association of insurance brokers in Germany. Alongside representing the interests of its members, the BDVM’s aim is to gain general recognition for its concept of what constitutes a qualified insurance broker. BDVM members are committed to complying with binding rules of conduct and business principles under a Code of Conduct. To become a member of the BDVM a candidate must have gained in-depth expertise and have several years of professional experience. Moreover, having an officers' (D&O) liability insurance policy which is twice as high as the scope defined under the law is obligatory.

  • Immobilienverband Deutschland IVD Berufsverband der Immobilienberater, Makler, Verwalter und Sachverständigen e.V.  

    The IVD represents the interests of more than 6,000 members at the political level, in the business community, with professional bodies, the press, associations and consumers. Being admitted to IVD membership entails passing an extensive entrance examination and complying with well defined rules of competition. IVD member companies are required to successfully complete regular training and seminars in order to keep up to date with real estate developments. In addition, all members have a D&O insurance, as well as a fidelity insurance.    

  • VQC, Verein zur Qualitäts-Controlle am Bau e.V.  

    With its independent construction experts, the VQC verifies the quality of single-family homes throughout Germany during the construction phase. Since its foundation in 2005, more than 40,000 inspections have been carried out. Defects in the quality and workmanship are detected early on in the construction phase through a tried-and-tested systematic, standardised quality concept. In addition, the VQC offers its members information, clarification, advice and further training on improving the quality system with the aim of avoiding construction defects. 

  • DFV, Deutscher Franchise-Verband e.V.

    The DFV is the leading association of Germany’s franchise business and represents franchisees and franchisors in equal measure. SHL Versicherungsmakler GmbH is a sponsor of the DFV and supports the expansion of franchise systems and acquiring new company founders by optimising liquidity headroom as well as through customised insurance concepts.

  • Franchise hilft! Notfallsfonds e.V.

    The „Franchise hilft! Notfallfonds e. V.“ was founded in 2018 in order to support franchise companies across the different business sectors. The association is addressed to the 100.000 franchise partners in Germany, Austria and Switzerland as well as to the franchisors and employees.


The companies of the SHL Gruppe are cooperation partners of the following institutions:
  • Deutscher Mietkautionsbund e.V.

    The Deutscher Mietkautionsbund e.V. is Germany’s most cost-effective online provider of private rent deposits. The association’s activities are focused on deriving the greatest possible benefit for its members, as well as on providing support in securing guarantees and assistance in handling claims, also in the form of topical and important information. Furthermore, particularly favourable special conditions for rent deposit guarantees are also available in the commercial segment through framework agreements which benefit companies and freelancers. The Deutscher Mietkautionsbund e.V. is an association offering private and commercial tenants rent deposit guarantees for the purpose of securing non-cash rent deposits.   

  • Schutzgemeinschaft für Baufinanzierende e.V.

    The Schutzgemeinschaft für Baufinanzierende e.V. views itself as an independent consumer protection organisation for private owner-builders. It strives to protect its members against frequent pitfalls and avoidable mistakes through providing information and advice right from the start of the building process. In addition, the association gives its members access to exclusive offers in the context of individually customisable benefits packages at a remarkable price/benefit ratio in the areas of “certified construction quality”, “owner-builder protection” and “legal security”. Its aim is to exclude unnecessary losses right through to financial ruin and to avoid a nerve-racking construction process to the greatest extent possible. SHL Versicherungsmakler GmbH is a cooperation partner of this association and offers advice and support to its members in the relevant insurance-related questions.

  • VEMA Versicherungs-Makler-Genossenschaft eG

    With over 2,000 insurance broker companies, VEMA Versicherungs-Makler-Genossenschaft eG. is the largest cooperative amalgamation of small and mid-sized insurance broker companies in the German market. To qualify for partnership, an insurance broker must have at least three years in the profession, two insurance brokers in the company and have embraced the cooperative idea.

  • ValueNet Group

    With around 120 employees at eleven locations in Germany, as well as an IT and service centre in Spain, the ValueNet Group is one of the leading providers of services in the segments of compensation & benefits, “genuine” employer branding, HR consulting and the optimisation of remuneration systems.

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