Allianz Global Investors presented the Dividend Report 2021. According to the study, after falling to just under €290 Bn in 2020, compared to €360 Bn a year earlier, due to the coronavirus crisis, dividend distribution is likely to rise again in 2021 to about €330 Bn. Whatsmore, pre-crisis levels will not be reached before 2022. The report also shows that, despite the health crisis-related downturn, dividends in Europe continue to contribute substantially to equity returns. Spain is the leading market for dividend yields in the Eurozone.