The Helaba Group - more than 6000 people at 18 locations in Germany and around the world. We help our customers achieve their goals, both nationally and globally. As a reliable commercial bank, a central bank and partner for the German Sparkassen as well as a committed regional development bank.

Values with impact.

Our mission is to drive forward your projects reliably and responsibly. We can only do this thanks to the tireless dedication, expertise and enthusiasm of our employees. These are values that we appreciate and foster - and that you can experience when you work together with us.

Commercial Bank

As a commercial bank, we provide companies, banks, the public sector as well as commercial real estate and institutional customers with a comprehensive range of financial services with a one-stop shop approach. We support them in their German and international activities.

S-Group Central Bank

We supply savings banks with high-quality financial products and services that support them in fulfilling their vital function in serving the community. We are the central S-Group bank for the German federal states of Hesse, Thuringia, North Rhine-Westphalia and Brandenburg, making us a strong partner for 40 percent of Germany's Sparkassen.

Development Bank

As the development bank for the State of Hesse within the Helaba Group, WIBank is actively involved in structural, economic, social and housing development. The various promotional lending programmes are geared towards private individuals, business people and freelancers in addition to local government municipalities and districts.


What we are actually doing

A brief guide to Helaba's day-to-day business 

New beginnings

CEO Thomas Groß und sein Vorgänger Herbert Hans Grüntker im Interview:

"Stability & flexibility"

The world has changed – and Helaba needs to do the same if it is to maintain its stable footing. Interview with CEO Thomas Groß and his predecessor Herbert Hans Grüntker.

Helaba at a glance

Our owners

  • 12 % States of Hesse and Thuringia
  • 88 % German savings bank sector

The Sparkassen – German savings banks

  • Central bank for the Sparkassen and S-Group Bank
  • A collaborative principle of partnership not competition

Our customers

  • Long-term customer relationships with
  • Corporations, institutional clients, the public sector and retail customers

Core markets

  • Germany, with a regional focus
  • Selected international presence

€ 533 m

Consolidated net profit 2019 before tax

€ 207 bn

Total assets 2019

19 %

Total capital ratio 2019

Annual reports

The latest annual reports

Financial data

Latest income statement and financial ratios

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