GLS Gemeinschaftsbank eG

Deposit Guarantee

Deposit Guarantee
Yes (up to 100,000 EUR per depositor)

Deposit guarantee scheme is a financial stability mechanism implemented in many countries to protect bank depositors against the loss of their deposits in the case when a bank is unable to meet its obligations to depositors by compensating certain deposits held by depositors of the bank. This compensation is paid out from the contributions which banks have made into a deposit guarantee fund.

Deposit Guarantee in GLS Gemeinschaftsbank eG

All credit institutions operating in Germany are obliged to participate in German deposit guarantee scheme.

GLS Gemeinschaftsbank eG is a member of BVR Institutssicherung GmbH and makes its contributions into it. In the case of GLS Gemeinschaftsbank eG failure, eligible depositors having covered accounts in this bank will be paid out the following compensation:

Maximum Protected Amount
100,000 EUR
Temporary High Balance
500,000 EUR
Eligible Depositors
companies of any size
Non-Eligible Depositors
credit institutions
financial institutions
investment firms
public authorities
Covered Accounts
all deposit accounts, including
  • current accounts
  • savings accounts
  • term deposit accounts
  • overnight money or time deposits
  • registered savings bonds
  • and similar
Covered Currencies
all currencies, namely
  • EUR (Euro)
  • foreign currencies
Paid In Currency

BVR Institutssicherung GmbH

Schellingstra├če 4, 10785 Berlin, Germany

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