Core business of Sparkasse Karlsruhe 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 Sparkasse Karlsruhe 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 Sparkasse Karlsruhe to avoid excessive risks which is reflected in high credit ratings of Sparkasse Karlsruhe.
Due to regulatory requirements Sparkasse Karlsruhe performs KYC/AML checks when establishing business relationships with a new client. While onboarding a private individual Sparkasse Karlsruhe will ask him/her to provide the following documents: passport, ID card, utility bill. For corporate clients Sparkasse Karlsruhe will ask to provide corporate documentation as well as information about controlling persons. Sparkasse Karlsruhe may request additional documentation or information depending on the case.
Sparkasse Karlsruhe is the 89th largest bank in Germany in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 8 575,57 mln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 0.12%. Sparkasse Karlsruhe is the 26th largest savings bank (sparkasse) in Germany (out of 385 savings banks (sparkassen)) having market share of 0.70% amongst the banks of this category. Sparkasse Karlsruhe had 1 380 employees in 2018.
Sparkasse Karlsruhe is rated by Fitch. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is A+ (high credit quality).
Sparkasse Karlsruhe 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. Sparkasse Karlsruhe is a member of Institutional Protection Scheme of the Savings Banks Finance Group and makes its contributions into it.
Sparkasse Karlsruhe is located in Karlsruhe, Baden.