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Economy and Banking Sector of Germany

Major Banks of Germany

Rank
1
Total Assets
1,474.73 bln EUR  (-7.28%)
Market Share
21.48 %
Rank
2
Total Assets
477.95 bln EUR  (-4.54%)
Market Share
6.96 %
Rank
3
Total Assets
452.50 bln EUR  (-5.83%)
Market Share
6.59 %
Rank
4
Total Assets
263.22 bln EUR  (+5.15%)
Market Share
3.83 %
Rank
5
Total Assets
252.00 bln EUR  (-0.52%)
Market Share
3.67 %
Rank
6
Total Assets
237.71 bln EUR  (-2.42%)
Market Share
3.46 %
Rank
7
Total Assets
214.52 bln EUR  (+1.12%)
Market Share
3.13 %

#1: Deutsche Bank AG

Deutsche Bank is a universal bank, one of the biggest European banks in terms of total assets. Deutsche Bank has large presence in Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pasific countries and emerging markers. Deutsche Bank provides a wide range of retail, corporate and investment banking products as well as asset and wealth management.

Services
retail banking
corporate banking
investment banking
asset and wealth management

Products

Deutsche Bank AG is the 1st largest bank in Germany in terms of total assets. In 2017 its total assets were 1 474,73 bln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 21.48%. In 2017 the bank's net income was -735,00 mln EUR.

Deutsche Bank AG is rated by Fitch, Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is BBB+ (good credit quality). Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is A3 (upper medium grade). Deutsche Bank AG participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Germany. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

#2: Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau

Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) is a German state-owned development bank, established in 1948. KfW provides housing finance, small- and medium- enterprise financing, export and import finance, foreign investment finance.

Business Focus
development banking

Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau is the 2nd largest bank in Germany in terms of total assets. In 2017 its total assets were 477,95 bln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 6.96%. In 2017 the bank's net income was 0,00 EUR.

Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau is rated by Fitch, Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is AAA (highest credit quality). Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is Aaa (prime). Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Germany. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

#3: Commerzbank AG

Founded in 1870, Commerzbank is an international commercial bank with branches and offices in more than 50 countries. The core markets of Commerzbank are Germany and Poland. Commerzbank offers its products and services to private and corporate clients, as well as institutional investors.

Services
retail banking
private banking and wealth management
corporate banking
investment banking

Products

Commerzbank AG is the 3rd largest bank in Germany in terms of total assets. In 2017 its total assets were 452,50 bln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 6.59%. In 2017 the bank's net income was 250,00 mln EUR.

Commerzbank AG is rated by Fitch, Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is BBB+ (good credit quality). Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is A2 (upper medium grade). Commerzbank AG participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Germany. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

#4: UniCredit Bank AG

UniCredit is one of the largest European commercial banks. UniCredit is focused on providing financial products and services in Western and Central and Eastern Europe. UniCredit has 4 main business lines: commercial banking (including retail, direct, private and business banking), corporate and investment banking, asset management and asset gathering.

Services
retail banking
private banking
corporate banking

Products

UniCredit Bank AG is the 4th largest bank in Germany in terms of total assets. In 2017 its total assets were 263,22 bln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 3.83%. In 2017 the bank's net income was 1 300,00 mln EUR.

UniCredit Bank AG is rated by Fitch, Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is A- (high credit quality). Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is A2 (upper medium grade). UniCredit Bank AG participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Germany. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

#5: DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main

Deutsche Zentral Genossenschaftsbank (DZ Bank, eng: German Central Bank of Cooperative Banks) is the central institution and a parent holding company of DZ Bank Group (Germany). DZ Bank is the subsidiary partner of almost 900 local cooperative banks in Germany (Volksbanks and Raiffeisenbanks) providing the banks with liquidity balancing and reliable refinancing management services. DZ Bank is an internationally oriented bank, providing SMEs with corporate finance products. In investment banking DZ Bank specialises in fixed income and private-customer-focused securities services.

Business Focus
central cooperative banking

DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main is the 5th largest bank in Germany in terms of total assets. In 2017 its total assets were 252,00 bln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 3.67%. In 2017 the bank's net income was 324,00 mln EUR.

DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main is rated by Fitch. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is AA- (very high credit quality). DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Germany. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

#6: Landesbank Baden-Württemberg

Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) is both an universal bank and a commercial bank with a regional focus. LBBW provides products and services in the areas of retail and corporate banking, real estate financing and financial markets.

Business Focus
regional universal banking

Landesbank Baden-Württemberg is the 6th largest bank in Germany in terms of total assets. In 2017 its total assets were 237,71 bln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 3.46%. Landesbank Baden-Württemberg is the 1st largest landesbanken in Germany (out of 8 landesbanken) having market share of 27.39% amongst the banks of this category. In 2017 the bank's net income was 419,00 mln EUR.

Landesbank Baden-Württemberg is rated by Fitch, Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is A- (high credit quality). Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is Aa3 (high grade). Landesbank Baden-Württemberg participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Germany. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

#7: Bayerische Landesbank

Bayerische Landesbank (BayernLB) is one of the leading commercial banks in Germany. BayernLB is a focused on providing corporate and real estate financing solutions to medium- and large-sized companies in the region of Bavaria.

Business Focus
regional universal banking

Bayerische Landesbank is the 7th largest bank in Germany in terms of total assets. In 2017 its total assets were 214,52 bln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 3.13%. Bayerische Landesbank is the 2nd largest landesbanken in Germany (out of 8 landesbanken) having market share of 24.72% amongst the banks of this category. In 2017 the bank's net income was 679,00 mln EUR.

Bayerische Landesbank is rated by Fitch, Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is A- (high credit quality). Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is Aa3 (high grade). Bayerische Landesbank participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Germany. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

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