Being a full service bank and an international commercial bank, the LBBW group combines the efficiency of a modern financial service provider with a tightly knit branch office network – a combination that is unique in the German banking industry.
The LBBW has about 13,300 employees and total assets of 448 billion euros (as of 31 December 2008), which means it is Germany’s third biggest credit institute and one of the world’s 50 biggest banks.
In addition to doing business on the capital markets, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg looks after the group’s supra-regional and international corporate customers and it is the central bank for the savings banks in Baden-Württemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saxony.
In the core market of Baden-Württemberg, Baden-Württembergische Bank (BW-Bank) acts as a regional commercial bank for the business with high net-worth and corporate customers. The product portfolio for corporate customers focuses on small and mid-sized enterprises. The strong regional roots and client proximity is shown in the dense network of more than 200 branch offices. Having more than one million customers, BW-Bank is one of the leading banks in Baden-Württemberg.
Year of foundation1999
Business activityLooking after regional and international private and investment customers.
Balance and portfolio counselling. Development of products
for the financial market.
Trading and sales on the
international capital market.