Hans-Walter Peters

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Hans-Walter Peters
Born (1955-04-03) 3 April 1955 (age 62)
Nationality German
Occupation Banker

Hans-Walter Peters (born 3 April 1955 in Soltau) is a German banker. He is the current spokesman of the personally liable partners (i.e. head) of Berenberg Bank[1] and the President of the Association of German Banks, the main lobby group for Germany's financial sector.

He earned a doctorate in economics at the University of Kiel in 1986, and started his career as a bond portfolio analyst with Dresdner Bank in 1987. He was head of portfolio strategy at DZ Bank 1989–1990 and head of the securities division at Frankfurter Volksbank 1990–1994. He joined Berenberg Bank in 1994, and was named as a personally liable partner at the bank in 2000. As head of Berenberg Bank, he has significantly expanded the bank's activities in London.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Hans-Walter Peters". Bloomberg. 
  2. ^ Christian Panster, Mark C. Schneider (24 January 2011). "Hans-Walter Peters im Interview: "Sie kamen mit Getöse – und gingen dann ziemlich leise"". Handelsblatt. 
  3. ^ "Unbeschadet durch die Krise: "Wir haften bis zum letzten Hosenknopf"". Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. 13 February 2013.