Banks in Germany

Banks in Germany The banking system of Germany is represented by three large sectors: private, public, and cooperative. The cooperative sector is represented by 1,144 credit unions and 2 cooperative central banks. The public sector employs 431 Savings Bank, and 10 land banks and other institutions. Private banks represented 4 transnational banks, 42 investment banks, and 176 regional and other banks. In Germany, also operating are 167 registered branches of foreign banks, including 60 investment banks.

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The Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe (Savings Banks Finance Group) is a group of credit institutions in Germany that operate under public law on credit institutions in Germany. Read more »

Deutsche Kreditbank

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The Deutsche Kreditbank Aktiengesellschaft (Deutsche Kreditbank or DKB), is a bank headquartered in Berlin, wholly owned subsidiary of Bayerische Landesbank. The company’s strategy is based on an infrastructure with few branches, focusing on selected groups of customers in the areas of retail, corporate, and public sectors. Read more »


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The Targobank AG is a company operating in Germany in the retail banking area, headquartered in Dusseldorf. Since 2008, it is part of the French Crédit Mutuel Banking Group. Read more »

Hanseatic Bank

Hanseatic Bank

The Hanseatic Bank is a German bank headquartered in Hamburg. The company offers consolidated and non-consolidated customer installment and real estate-related loans through various channels: branches, internet, and service centers. Read more »

SEB Germany

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SEB AG is the German subsidiary of one of the Sweden’s largest banks Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB), one of the largest foreign banks in Germany. Read more »



ING-DiBa AG, based in Frankfurt am Main is a direct bank and a subsidiary of the Dutch ING Groep, which operates internationally. Read more »

Svenska Handelsbanken Germany

Svenska Handelsbanken Germany

Svenska Handelsbanken Germany operates in the country since 1972 as a branch of Svenska Handelsbanken AB, a Swedish bank providing universal banking services. Read more »

BNP Paribas Germany

BNP Paribas Deutschland

The BNP Paribas Group is represented in Germany since 1947 and currently considered as one of the leading foreign banks in the country. The activities are mainly related to major German and international companies, the large export-oriented SME sector, financial institutions, and institutional investors. Read more »

Barclays Deutschland

Barclays Deutschland

Barclays Bank in Germany operates as a subsidiary of the London-based Barclays Bank PLC, with around 48 million customers in over 50 countries, one of the largest banking groups in the world. In Germany, the history of the bank dates back to the 1920s. Read more »

Landesbank Baden-Württemberg

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Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) is a German credit institution with headquarters in Stuttgart and branches in Karlsruhe, Mainz, and Mannheim. Read more »



Bayerische Landesbank (BayernLB) is a public regional bank in Germany, central institution for the Bavarian savings banks, headquartered in Munich. Read more »


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The Norddeutsche Landesbank (NORD/LB) is a credit institution in Germany, one of the largest commercial banks in the country. Read more »

WGZ Bank

WGZ Bank

WGZ Bank (West German Cooperative Central Bank) is the central bank of the approximately 200 cooperative banks in Rhineland and Westphalia. Read more »


Helaba logo

Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen Girozentrale (Helaba) is a commercial bank focused on wholesale banking with stem regions in Hesse and Thuringia. Read more »


WestLB logo

WestLB was an international regional bank headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany which was allowed to operate as a credit institution with all banking transactions. Read more »

Berliner Sparkasse

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Founded in 1818 and still one of Germany’s largest savings banks today, Berliner Sparkasse serves over sixty-thousand corporate clients, millions of retail customers, and more than a million checking accounts. Read more »

Deutsche Postbank

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The Deutsche Postbank AG is a German financial institution, headquartered in Bonn, subsidiary of Deutsche Bank AG. Postbank is easily accessible to their customers, in-store, online, or by phone. It has the most extensive branch network than any bank in Germany.   Read more »

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank AG is a leading global investment bank with a substantial capital share of individuals, as well as complementary businesses. With more than 100,000 employees, Deutsche Bank provides first class financial services in 72 countries.  Read more »


Hypovereinsbank logo

The HypoVereinsbank (or HVB, brand of Unicredit Bank AG), is the sixth largest German bank in terms of total assets, and fifth largest bank by number of employees in Germany. Since 2005, Unicredit Bank AG is a subsidiary of Unicredit SpA, an Italian financial services holding company headquartered in Rome and based in Milan. Read more »


Commerzbank Logo

Germany’s second largest bank, Commerzbank, serves more than a million business and ten million personal clients all over the world. It is also an active member of the prestigious Cash Group which was established in 1870. Read more »


Norisbank Logo

Since 2012, Norisbank has been an online only financial institute. This restructuring came about after Deutsche Bank AG purchased Noris following a series of acquisitions and mergers since its inception as Noris Credit Bank back in 1965. Read more »

Volksbank Raiffeisenbank

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Germany’s leading Cooperative Banking Institute is Volksbank-Raiffeisen Bank (BVR). BVR’s extensive network includes savings, cooperative, and PSD banking institutions. BVR operations both domestically and internationally as a cooperative bank group by coordinating strategies and advising & assisting in legal, business, and tax issues. Read more »

Deutsche Bundesbank

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The Deutsche Bundesbank is the central bank of the Federal Republic of Germany with office in Frankfurt, Germany.
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Berliner Bank

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Established by Ernst Reuter, mayor of West Berlin, as an effort to promote the recovery of West Germany’s economic recovery following WWII, Berliner Bank is a premier provider of private and business banking and financial services today. Read more »


ReiseBank Logo

For the past 85 years, ReiseBank has been the German market leader in travel financing. ReiseBank is a member of joint financial groups with over 1,200 local cooperatives and credit unions as well as a subsidiary of one of Germany’s largest banks, DZ Bank. Read more »

PSD Bank (Postal Savings System)

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Germany’s oldest direct banking group, which consists of 15 independently owned and operated member financial institutions, is the Postal Saving System, or PSD Bank Group. The PSD Group’s central service office is located in Bonn, serves over a million customers, and employees more than 1,900 workers. Read more »