Landesbank

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Map of coverage of Landesbanks

The Landesbanken in Germany are a group of Lander-owned banks of a type unique to Germany. They are regionally organised and their business is predominantly wholesale banking. They are also the head banking institution of the local and regional bases Sparkassen (= saving banks).

92,5 % owned by NORD/LB
Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Saxony-Anhalt
75,1 % owned by BayernLB
  • Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen (Helaba)
Hessen and Thuringia
former Landesbank of North Rhine-Westphalia was the WestLB
  • Landesbank Berlin (LBB), Berlin
owned by Landesbank Berlin Holding

External links[edit]

  • http://www.faz.net (Bilanzsummen minus 1.809.100.000.000 Euro) (Stand September 2010) (Schuldenbremse Grundgesetz)

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