Aareal Bank Group, headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany, is one of the leading international property specialists. With a staff comprising employees from 30 nations, it is represented across three continents: Europe, North America and Asia. Aareal Bank AG, whose shares are included in Deutsche Börse’s MDAX index, is the parent company of the Group. Under its management, the Group companies are organised in two business segments: Structured Property Financing and Consulting/Services.
In its Structured Property Financing segment, Aareal Bank Group facilitates property projects for domestic and international clients on three continents. The Bank offers financings for commercial property – in particular, office buildings, hotel, retail, logistics and residential properties. The Bank’s particular strength lies in its success in combining local market expertise and sector-specific know-how. Alongside local specialists, the Bank has expert teams for logistics properties, shopping centres and hotel financings at its disposal. This allows the Bank to offer financing concepts, tailored to specific requirements, anywhere in the world.
Aareal Bank Group's Consulting/Services segment offers services for clients in the housing and commercial property industries, as well as for the energy and waste disposal markets. These include specialised banking services, electronic banking, the automated settlement of mass payment transactions, and optimising of higher-level processes. It also concentrates on developing and providing IT services - an area in which it has almost 60 years' experience. Aareal Bank Group places particular emphasis on tailored advice and product design, to meet the specific requirements of individual clients.
Aareal Bank has built a reputation for itself on the capital markets as an active and reliable issuer of Pfandbriefe (German covered bonds), promissory notes and debt securities.