Helaba (or Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen Girozentrale) is a commercial bank focused on wholesale banking mainly in in Hesse and Thuringia.

The bank is acting as Landesbank for the two federal states, local bank for their communities, and composite bank for the local savings banks. As of July 2012, it took over the business of the former WestLB Group for the savings banks in North Rhine-Westphalia and Brandenburg.

Business Data

With approximately 6,000 employees, Helaba Group is one of the major German Landesbanks. It is a public institution with head offices in Frankfurt and Erfurt. The bank has branches in Kassel (National Loans Fund of Kassel), Offenbach, in Dusseldorf since July 2012. Globally, the bank is represented in New York, London, Paris, Dublin, Madrid, Moscow, and Shanghai. Affiliates and subsidiaries

  • Frankfurter Sparkasse
  • 1822direkt Frankfurter Sparkasse
  • Frankfurt banking company (Switzerland) AG
  • Helaba Invest
  • Non-profit housing society Hesse (GWH)
  • OFB Project Company GmbH
  • GGM Society for Building Management
  • HIB Helaba company for real estate appraisal
  • Helaba Dublin - Hannover Leasing (44.79%)
Total assets: EUR 176.5 billion Employees: 6,500

Head office location address

MAIN TOWER Neue Mainzer Stra├če 52-58 D-60311 Frankfurt am Main Germany


Tel: (+49) 69 91 32-01 Fax: (+49) 69 29 15-17

Banking codes

Bank code: 500 500 00 SWIFT BIC Code: HELA DEFF XXX

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