With total assets of around EUR 12.4 billion, Berliner Volksbank eG is one of the largest cooperative banks in Germany and manages retail and corporate customers in Berlin and Brandenburg.
The business model originally founded as a collaboration between craftsmen and traders has been in operation for more than 160 years. It embodies values which are now more relevant than ever: fairness, expertise, security and reliability. "What one person alone cannot achieve can be achieved by the many" - the Berliner Volksbank of today is still committed to this cooperative principle of Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen.
About 171,000 members of Berliner Volksbank share in this cooperative spirit, which has secured the regional bank's position in the long term in its commitment to work for the benefit of people and the local economy.
Together with its partners in the cooperative financial network, Berliner Volksbank offers its customers an extensive portfolio of modern financial services and competent and individual advice. Companies and founders in the region appreciate the benefits of their cooperative bank, which provides services for start-ups, expansion financing and deals with specific succession issues. Other features also include a growing portfolio of mobile and digital services, including app, online and telephone banking.
Berliner Volksbank supports commercial SMEs and opens up attractive networks in the region with its own Entrepreneur Academy. The Bank arranges social evening events for the business plan competition (Kontaktabend des Businessplan-Wettbewerbs) and is the initiator of the Berlin-Brandenburg talks. Berliner Volksbank also supports over 100 projects in the fields of arts, sports and education each year.
Berliner Volksbank focuses on its customers. As a cooperative bank, the economic success of its members is its ultimate goal.