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Economy and Banking Sector of Germany

Major Banks of Germany

Rank
1
Total Assets
1,348.14 bln EUR  (-8.58%)
Market Share
18.98 %
Rank
2
Total Assets
489.63 bln EUR  (+2.45%)
Market Share
6.89 %
Rank
3
Total Assets
462.40 bln EUR  (+2.19%)
Market Share
6.51 %
Rank
4
Total Assets
260.28 bln EUR  (-1.12%)
Market Share
3.66 %
Rank
5
Total Assets
258.55 bln EUR  (+2.60%)
Market Share
3.64 %
Rank
6
Total Assets
241.20 bln EUR  (+1.47%)
Market Share
3.40 %
Rank
7
Total Assets
220.23 bln EUR  (+2.66%)
Market Share
3.10 %

#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, private, corporate and investment banking products as well as asset and wealth management. Until May 2020, Deutsche Bank was offering its retail banking products via its 100%-owned subsidiary DB Privat- und Firmenkundenbank AG.

Services
private banking
corporate banking
investment banking
asset and wealth management
Area Served
internationally
Products
sales and trading of financial market products
mergers and acquisitions
debt and equity advisory and origination
international trade finance
trust, agency, depositary, custody and related services

Deutsche Bank AG is the 1st largest bank in Germany in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 1 348,14 bln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 18.98%. In 2018 the bank's net income was 341,00 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 the 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.

Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau is the 2nd largest bank in Germany in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 489,63 bln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 6.89%. In 2018 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 the 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
Clients
natural persons
business entities
institutional investors
Area Served
DEGermany
Products
debit cards
savings accounts
time deposit accounts
consumer loans
mortgage loans
trading accounts

Commerzbank AG is the 3rd largest bank in Germany in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 462,40 bln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 6.51%. In 2018 the bank's net income was 968,00 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 A1 (upper medium grade). Commerzbank AG participates in the deposit guarantee scheme of Germany. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

#4: UniCredit Bank AG

UniCredit Group is one of the largest European banking groups focused on providing financial products and services in Western and Central and Eastern Europe. UniCredit Group has four main business lines: commercial banking (including retail, direct, private and business banking), corporate and investment banking, asset management and asset gathering. UniCredit Bank AG started its operations in Germany in 1869 under the name "Bayerische Vereinsbank AG". Since 2005, the bank has been part of UniCredit Group and now operates as HypoVereinsbank AG. HypoVereinsbank AG offers its products and services in the areas of retail, private, corporate and investment banking.

Services
retail banking
private banking
corporate banking
Area Served
DEGermany
Products

UniCredit Bank AG is the 4th largest bank in Germany in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 260,28 bln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 3.66%. In 2018 the bank's net income was 520,00 mln EUR.

UniCredit 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 A1 (upper medium grade). UniCredit Bank AG participates in the 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.

DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main is the 5th largest bank in Germany in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 258,55 bln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 3.64%. In 2018 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 the 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.

Landesbank Baden-Württemberg is the 6th largest bank in Germany in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 241,20 bln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 3.40%. Landesbank Baden-Württemberg is the 1st largest landesbanken in Germany (out of 8 landesbanken) having market share of 27.97% amongst the banks of this category. In 2018 the bank's net income was 420,00 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 the 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.

Bayerische Landesbank is the 7th largest bank in Germany in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 220,23 bln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 3.10%. Bayerische Landesbank is the 2nd largest landesbanken in Germany (out of 8 landesbanken) having market share of 25.54% amongst the banks of this category. In 2018 the bank's net income was 828,00 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 the deposit guarantee scheme of Germany. This scheme covers accounts up to 100,000 EUR per bank per depositor.

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