Bavaria plays a major role in the German banking industry. In terms of the number of institutions, Bavaria is the largest banking center in Germany.
BayernLB is the central institution of the Bavarian savings banks and is headquartered in Munich.
Bürgschaftsbank Bayern provides securities for start-ups and other companies.
Commerzbank is one of the leading international commercial banks and has its headquarters in Frankfurt.
Deutsche Bank is the largest bank in Germany in terms of total assets and number of employees.
Deutsche Pfandbriefbank is a leading specialist bank for real estate financing and public investments.
Hauck & Aufhäuser is one of the few independent private banks in Germany.
HypoVereinsbank, a member of UniCredit, is one of the leading banks in the economic area Central Europe.
LfA Förderbank Bayern is the state development institute of the Free State of Bavaria.
Merck Finck, which is headquartered in Munich, is active throughout Germany with 16 branches and manages around nine billion euros.
Münchener Hypothekenbank specializes in long-term real estate financing.
mwb fairtrade is one of the largest securities trading banks in Germany.
Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberoesterreich, which has its headquarters in Linz, is the fourth-largest bank in Austria.
As the largest Bavarian savings bank, Stadtsparkasse Muenchen runs the universal banking business.