Hamburger Sparkasse AG

Business Focus

retail banking

Hamburger Sparkasse AG is a member of Sparkassen Finanzgruppe and is the 1st largest savings bank in Germany out of 379.

Core business of Hamburger Sparkasse AG is providing high-quality retail banking products and services to local residents: private customers, small- and medium-sized enterprises and public-sector institutions.

Traditionally for savings banks Hamburger Sparkasse AG is essentially focused on broad participation in developing citizens' prosperity and on increasing local economic strength rather than on maximising profits. This business focus help Hamburger Sparkasse AG to avoid excessive risks which is reflected in high credit ratings of Hamburger Sparkasse AG.


retail banking


natural persons
small- and medium-sized enterprises
public-sector organizations

Area Served

local community


current accounts
debit cards
credit cards
savings accounts
time deposit accounts
pension plans
consumer loans
car loans
mortgage loans

International Transfers

SWIFT Transfers
SEPA Credit Transfers
SEPA Instant Transfers
SEPA Direct Debits

See Also

Account Opening

Becoming a client of Hamburger Sparkasse AG can be done in a few steps:

Book an appointment
Visit bank branch

Due to regulatory requirements Hamburger Sparkasse AG performs KYC/AML checks when establishing business relationships with a new client. While onboarding a private individual Hamburger Sparkasse AG will ask him/her to provide the following documents: passport; proof of address. For corporate clients Hamburger Sparkasse AG will ask to provide corporate documentation as well as information about controlling persons. Hamburger Sparkasse AG may request additional documentation or information depending on the case. Hamburger Sparkasse AG performs client's identity verification via branch visit.

Ways to Bank

Hamburger Sparkasse AG delivers its products and services through both direct and indirect channels, namely:
online banking


Total Assets of Hamburger Sparkasse AG
Market Share of Hamburger Sparkasse AG
Total Assets (2019)
46,649.11 mln EUR  (+1.74%)
Number of Employees (2019)
4,957  (-4.42%)

In 2019 total assets of Hamburger Sparkasse AG were 46 649,11 mln EUR. Hamburger Sparkasse AG is the 1st largest savings bank (sparkasse) in Germany (out of 379 savings banks (sparkassen)) having market share of 3.59% amongst the banks of this category. Hamburger Sparkasse AG had 4 957 employees in 2019.

Deposit Guarantee

Guarantee Fund
Institutional Protection Scheme of the Savings Banks Finance Group
Protected Amount
up to 100,000 EUR
Eligible Depositors
Covered Accounts
all deposit accounts

Hamburger Sparkasse AG participates in the deposit guarantee scheme of Germany. This deposit guarantee scheme applies to all deposit accounts made by individuals, companies and covers up to up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor. Hamburger Sparkasse AG is a member of Institutional Protection Scheme of the Savings Banks Finance Group and makes its contributions into it.


Ecke Adolphsplatz / Gr. Burstah, 20457, Hamburg, Germany
40 3579 0
40 3579 3418

Hamburger Sparkasse AG is located in Hamburg.

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