Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) is a universal bank and an international commercial bank.
On 1 January 1999, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) was formed through the merger of SüdwestLB, Landesgirokasse, and the commercial banking business of L-Bank. It is a universal bank and international commercial bank with full freedom to conduct business and establish branches.
Together with its regional retail banks Baden-Württembergische Bank (BW-Bank), Rheinland-Pfalz Bank and Sachsen Bank, it offers the whole range of products and services typical of a modern large bank.
LBBW is the central bank of the savings banks in Baden-Württemberg, Rhineland Palatinate and Saxony. BW-Bank functions as a savings bank for LBBW in the territory of the state capital, Stuttgart.
LBBW’s strategic profile
As of 1 January 1999, LBBW was formed through the merger of three distinct banks as a universal bank with a geographic focus on Baden-Württemberg. Over the years, five strategic pillars, differentiated by customer groups, have emerged in response to the changes in the market: