Core business of Stadtsparkasse Essen is providing high-quality retail banking products and services to local residents: private customers, enterprises and the public-sector institutions.
Tradionally for savings banks Stadtsparkasse Essen 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 Stadtsparkasse Essen to avoid excessive risks which is reflected in high credit ratings of Stadtsparkasse Essen.
In 2017 total assets of Stadtsparkasse Essen were 8 272,10 mln EUR. Stadtsparkasse Essen is the 25th largest savings bank (sparkasse) in Germany (out of 390 savings banks (sparkassen)) having market share of 0.69% amongst the banks of this category. Stadtsparkasse Essen had 1 418 employees in 2017.
Stadtsparkasse Essen is rated by Fitch. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is A+ (high credit quality).
Stadtsparkasse Essen participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Germany. This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.
Stadtsparkasse Essen is located in Essen.
time deposit accounts
|natural persons, enterprises and public-sector organizations|
Stadtsparkasse Essen provides services in the area of retail banking. The range of products offered by Stadtsparkasse Essen includes current accounts, debit cards, credit cards, savings accounts, time deposit accounts, pension plans, consumer loans, car loans, mortgage loans. Stadtsparkasse Essen makes its solutions available to natural persons, enterprises and public-sector organizations.
|Total Assets (2017)|
|8 272.10 mln EUR (+0.95%)|
In 2017 total assets of Stadtsparkasse Essen were 8 272.10 mln EUR. Growth compared to the previous period (2016) was 0.95%. The evolution of the total assets of Stadtsparkasse Essen is shown at Chart 1 below.
Chart 1. Total Assets of Stadtsparkasse Essen.
Recent changes in total assets of Stadtsparkasse Essen and its main components are shown in Table 1.
|Loans to customers||5 819.8||5 935.4||+1.99%|
|Total Assets||8 194.2||8 272.1||+0.95%|
|Table 1. Recent changes in total assets of Stadtsparkasse Essen (mln EUR).|
Recent changes in total liabilities of Stadtsparkasse Essen and its main components are shown in Table 2.
|Customer deposits||6 117.7||6 181.6||+1.04%|
|Total Liabilities||8 194.2||8 272.1||+0.95%|
|Table 2. Recent changes in total liabilities of Stadtsparkasse Essen (mln EUR).|
|Number of Employees (2017)|
|1 418 (-3.80%)|
In 2017 there were 1 418 employees of Stadtsparkasse Essen. Decline compared to the previous period (2016) was -3.80%. The evolution of the number of employees of Stadtsparkasse Essen is shown at Chart 2 below.
Chart 2. Number of Employees of Stadtsparkasse Essen.
|A+ (high credit quality)||- (not rated)|
Credit Rating is an opinion of a credit rating agency about credit worthiness of a company or a government. Stadtsparkasse Essen is rated by Fitch.
Credit ratings assigned to Stadtsparkasse Essen as of May 2018 are shown in details in the following sections.
Long-term issuer default rating is Fitch's view of a credit institution's relative vulnerability to default on its financial obligations, for Stadtsparkasse Essen it is set to A+ (high credit quality), outlook is stable (not likely to change). The rating is not on watch. Short-term issuer default rating for Stadtsparkasse Essen is set to F1+ (highest short-term credit quality).
|Long-Term Issuer Default Rating||A+|
|Short-Term Issuer Default Rating||F1+|
|Support Rating Floor||-|
Viability rating for Stadtsparkasse Essen is not set support rating is not assigned; support rating floor is not set.
|Yes (up to 100 000 EUR per depositor)|
Deposit Guarantee Schemes compensate certain deposits held by depositors of a bank that becomes unable to meet its obligations.
All credit institutions operating in Germany are obliged to participate in German deposit guarantee scheme.
In the case of Stadtsparkasse Essen failure, eligible depositors having covered accounts in this bank will be paid out the following compensation:
|Covered Accounts||all deposit accounts (deposits on current accounts and savings accounts, overnight money or time deposits, registered savings bonds, and similar)|
|Covered Currencies||EU currencies|
|Maximum Protected Amount||100 000 EUR|
|Paid In Currency||EUR|
BIC (Business Identifier Code, also known as SWIFT code or SWIFT BIC) is a the mostly used international identifier of financial institutions. SWIFT is the registration authority for BICs. BICs are used in financial transactions, client and counterparty data bases, compliance documents and many others.
A BIC consists of eight or eleven characters, comprising a financial institution code (four characters), a country code (two characters), a location code (two characters) and, optionally, a branch code (three characters).
BIC of Stadtsparkasse Essen and its components are shown in the table below.
|Bank BIC Code||SPES|
|Country Code||DE (Germany)|
MFI ID (Monetary Financial Institution Identifier) is a code, unique to each institution in the MFI list provided by ECB (European Central Bank). MFI ID is hence applicable to MFIs resident in the European Union.
The code is alphanumerical, with the first two digits representing the two-digit ISO code for the country of residence of the MFI and the remaining number of digits (no limit has been specified) is any combination of alphanumerical characters.
MFI ID of Stadtsparkasse Essen is shown in the table below.
In 2017 Stadtsparkasse Essen had 53 branches in Germany. Decline compared to the previous period (2016) was -8.62%. The evolution of the number of branches of Stadtsparkasse Essen is shown at Chart 5 below.
Chart 5. Branches of Stadtsparkasse Essen.