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23. November 2022

Die Deutsche Handelsbank AG (DHB) hat in den vergangenen zwei Jahren die Geschäftstätigkeit des Unternehmens erfolgreich umgestaltet und die erlaubnispflichtigen Bankgeschäfte abgewickelt. Der Abschluss dieses Transformationsprozesses erlaubt es dem Vorstand nunmehr, die erteilte Banklizenz am 9. Dezember 2022 zurückzugeben. read more

07. July 2021

Deutsche Handelsbank AG (DHB) will no longer offer payment transaction services in future. The operational business in this area will be completely discontinued by the end of 2021. “This move is a logical next step in the strategic refocusing of our business model,“ says Dr Frank Schlaberg, Member of the Executive Board of DHB since 2019. read more

08. June 2021

Die Deutsche Handelsbank gehört zu den wenigen Anbietern im deutschsprachigen Raum, die Venture Debt als Form der Fremdkapital-Finanzierung anbieten. Doch wie funktioniert Venture Debt? Für welche Unternehmen ist diese Finanzierungsform geeignet? Diesen und weiteren Fragen widmete sich die Deutsche Handelsbank AG in einem gemeinsamen Webinar mit der Kanzlei SMP.  Weiterlesen

06. May 2021

Dr. Thomas Emde ist neuer Vorsitzender des Aufsichtsrats der Deutsche Handelsbank AG (DHB). Er verfügt über jahrzehntelange Erfahrung und besondere Expertise in der Beratung und Begleitung von Kreditinstituten, Wertpapierdienstleistern und Kapitalmarktunternehmen. read more

06. May 2021

Dr. Thomas Emde ist neuer Vorsitzender des Aufsichtsrats der Deutsche Handelsbank AG (DHB). Er verfügt über jahrzehntelange Erfahrung und besondere Expertise in der Beratung und Begleitung von Kreditinstituten, Wertpapierdienstleistern und Kapitalmarktunternehmen. read more

08. October 2019

Die Deutsche Handelsbank verstärkt sich mit Jens Munk und Dr. Frank Schlaberg. Beide repräsentieren ab sofort die Bank als Co-CEO's und werden gemeinsam die Marktbearbeitung intensivieren. Weiterlesen 

Deutsche Handelsbank finances Growth of Frankfurt Insurence Start-up CLARK
23. October 2018

Deutsche Handelsbank has secured financing for the rapid growth of the digital insurance manager CLARK. In doing so, the start-up financier from Munich is expanding its customer portfolio with one of the key players in the growing InsurTech market. read more

Deutsche Handelsbank appoints Hubertus Väth as press officer
05. June 2018

Deutsche Handelsbank appointed Hubertus Väth, 58, as its press officer. Väth, a graduate in economics, has many years of experience in the banking industry and in financial communications. read more

17. January 2018

Deutsche Handelsbank is the new banking partner of Deutsche Börse Venture Network. The partnership gives start-ups within the Venture Network access to borrowing and other banking services. Deutsche Börse Venture Network has over 450 members and the combined investors have committed more than 1.5 billion euros to start-up growth through 57 rounds of financing. Naturally the Venture Network focuses on access to equity investors. However, it is much more difficult for young companies to fund the extra costs associated with growth through equity capital. Deutsche Handelsbank is now covering this shortfall. read more

21. December 2017

Deutsche Handelsbank supports JUNIQE, the lifestyle brand for hand-picked and affordable art, with loan capital to the amount of around 500,000 EUR. JUNIQE, founded in Berlin in 2014 by Lea Lange, Marc Pohl and Sebastian Hasebrink, sells artworks by more than 600 international artists on Each design is carefully selected by the JUNIQE curator team before it becomes available on a variety of products. Favourite designs are available, for example, as framed pictures or on home accessories and stationery. Last year, JUNIQE collected 14 million EUR from investors. read more

08. November 2017

Deutsche Handelsbank is the official partner of the 1st ‘Gründerzeit’ Winter Ball of the German tech scene on 11 November 2017 in Berlin.

On this day, representatives from the digital sector will be greeted at the Central Imperial Telegraph Office to revive a tradition in a digital context: The ‘new Gründerzeit’. As a partner bank for fast-growing digital companies, we are particularly pleased to be able to support this format.

“For some it may be famous new territory. For those who are concerned with the opportunities of digitisation on a daily basis, however, it is a basis for entrepreneurship and the joy of designing. This new, digital ‘Gründerzeit’ will shape our society like the first ‘Gründerzeit’ era more than 130 years ago and we see ourselves as promoters of this modern entrepreneurship”, explains Daniel Kreis, CEO of Deutsche Handelsbank. read more

11. October 2017

A few days ago, the founders of Pumperlgsund fought for fresh capital in the successful VOX show ‘Die Höhle der Löwen’ (German equivalent of the show ‘Dragons’ Den’). In search of a financier, the team, which specialises in storable organic egg whites as the basis for dishes and shakes, was able to attract Frank Thelen as an investor. In addition, Pumperlgsund was also able to win over Deutsche Handelsbank which is supporting the company with a line of credit. read more

19. July 2017

A real ray of hope: unlike the summer so far, the Berlin weather was nice on Tuesday and a select group of around 100 decision-makers from Germany’s entrepreneurial scene gathered on the top floor of the ‘Aufbau-Verlag’ publishing house in Berlin-Kreuzberg for the annual Deutsche Handelsbank meet-up. read more

14. February 2017

With effect from 1 February, Deutsche Handelsbank has appointed Michael Eberhardt to the Board of Directors and is setting the course for further growth with this personnel decision. As CFO, Dr. Eberhardt is responsible for the Credit, Finance, Risk Management, Legal and Human Resources divisions. read more

2nd Deutsche Handelsbank Meet-up on 23rd June 2016 in Berlin
24. June 2016

Deutsche Handelsbank’s second summer event took place on 23rd June 2016. We were once again able to bring together our partners and supporters, eCommerce decision makers, investors and multipliers for a successful meeting in beautiful weather and a relaxed atmosphere. The FLUXBAU directly on the River Spree was the perfect location for a mild summer’s evening. We are looking forward to next year!

22. October 2014

On 3 November 2014, ‘SOFORT Bank’ will change its brand name to ‘Deutsche Handelsbank’ and will present itself in the future with a new corporate identity. read more

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