Top Largest Banks in Germany

The top largest banks in Germany include Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank, LBBW, HypoVereinsbank, Postbank, among others.

Deutsche Bank is the largest private bank in Germany. With a total investment of €81.1 million in 2009, Deutsche Bank and its foundations were among the world’s most active corporate citizens in 2009. It has received two Golden Peacock Global Awards for Deutsche's CSR activities and for the sustainability program.

Commerzbank AG is the second largest credit institution in Germany. Since the merging of Dresdner Bank into Commerzbank, Commerzbank is one of the leading banks for private and corporate customers in the country. The bank has a direct global presence in the key business and financial centres.

Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg (LBBW) is one of the biggest banks in Germany and an international commercial bank. It was formed on 1 January 1999 through the merger of three different banks. Its main offices are in Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, Mannheim and Mainz. For local corporate customers, LBBW offers local services on a global basis with selected international branch locations including the offices in New York, Singapore, London, Seoul and Mexico City as well as various representative offices.

HypoVereinsbank (HVB) is one of the largest private banks in Germany. It is a universal bank and do business with retail banking customers, corporate banking and commercial real estate financing customers and very wealthy customers. HypoVereinsbank is a member of UniCredit Group.

Deutsche Postbank Group is one of the nation’s major financial services providers. Postbank has one of the most state-of-the-art banking transaction platforms in Europe. In 2004, the bank opened its new Transaction Banking field of business, presenting itself as a service provider to financial services companies. Postbank occupies a top position in online and telephone banking in Germany.

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