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2019

Preliminary results for 2018

In 2018, the DZ BANK Group generated a profit before taxes of €1.37 billion (2017: €1.81 billion). This was the result of its good operating performance.

2018

DZ BANK Group: Results of the 2018 EBA stress test

The DZ BANK Group took part in the EU-wide stress test conducted by the European Banking Authority (EBA). DZ BANK obtained a satisfactory result.

H1 2018: The DZ BANK Group reports profit before taxes of EUR 1.03 billion

In H1 2018 the DZ BANK Group reported a profit before taxes of EUR 1.03 billion. A robust operating performance and an inconspicuous risk situation throughout the entire DZ BANK Group played a key role here.

DZ BANK and PT Bank Central Asia Tbk sign strategic cooperation agreement for SME’s

DZ BANK and PT Bank Central Asia, Indonesia’s largest private commercial bank, have signed a cooperation agreement. The main objective of the agreement is to offer mutual support to respective corporate clients.

Preliminary results for 2017

In 2017, the DZ BANK Group again delivered a good operating performance and generated a profit before taxes of € 1.81 billion (2016: € 2.2 billion).

Ulrike Brouzi to become a Member of the Board of Managing Directors of DZ BANK AG

At its meeting today the Supervisory Board of DZ BANK AG appointed Ulrike Brouzi as a Member of the Board of Managing Directors. Ulrike Brouzi will join the bank on September 1, 2018 ...

2017

H1 2017: DZ BANK Group reports profit before taxes of EUR 939 million

DZ BANK Group brought H1 2017 to a successful conclusion thanks to good customer business. The positive operating performance was achieved in a demanding market environment and parallel to the integration work following the merger of DZ BANK and WGZ BANK, which has made rapid progress.

Supervisory Board discusses holding and decides on executive board staffing issues

The Supervisory Board of DZ BANK AG dealt intensively with the further development towards a holding model agreed within the framework of the merger and decided on executive board staffing issues.

DG HYP and WL BANK push ahead with merger / memorandum of understanding signed

The two cooperative real estate banks DG HYP and WL BANK are pushing ahead with their planned merger. The banks started merger talks in March 2017 and since then have worked out the key features of the merged real-estate bank.

China Development Bank and DZ BANK sign strategic cooperation agreement

China Development Bank and DZ BANK sign strategic cooperation agreement. The aim is to intensify economic relations between both countries.

Preliminary figures for the financial year 2016

The DZ BANK Group reported a profit before taxes of € 2.2 billion in the financial year 2016. This result was driven mainly by a good development in the customer business. It also reflects the successful merger with WGZ BANK.

Lars Hille to leave the DZ BANK Board of Managing Directors

Lars Hille has informed the Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Helmut Gottschalk, of his wish to surrender his position on the DZ BANK AG Board of Managing Directors upon expiry of his contract on 14 October 2017 in order to pursue new professional challenges.

DZ BANK to open Representative Office in Jakarta

The banking supervisory authority in Indonesia has granted DZ BANK a licence to open a Representative Office in Jakarta. With 250 million inhabitants and average GDP growth of more than 5% a year Indonesia is currently one of the most attractive growth regions in the world.

2016

H1 2016: DZ BANK Group reports profit before taxes of EUR 1.57 billion

In H1 2016 the DZ BANK Group achieved a profit before taxes of EUR 1.57 billion (H1 2015: EUR 1.28 billion). Essentially, this result was based on what was predominantly a good operating performance in the group companies.

DZ BANK’s AGM: shareholders vote in favour of merger with WGZ BANK

At today’s AGM in Frankfurt DZ BANK’s shareholders approved the merger agreement between DZ BANK and WGZ BANK with 99.99 per cent of the capital they represent.

DZ BANK invests in receivables auction platform TrustBills

The acquisition of a 25 percent share interest in the Hamburg start-up founded in 2015 is the first strategic investment in a FinTech by DZ BANK in the corporate customer business.

Supervisory Board of DZ BANK votes unanimously for merger with WGZ BANK

At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of DZ BANK AG unanimously approved the merger agreement for the merger of DZ BANK and WGZ BANK.

The Boards of Managing Directors of DZ BANK and WGZ BANK sign merger agreement

Today the Boards of Managing Directors of DZ BANK and WGZ BANK jointly signed the merger documents required for the merger to form a joint cooperative central institution – the merger agreement and the merger report.

Preliminary figures for the financial year 2015

The DZ BANK Group continued its successful business development in 2015. On the basis of the preliminary IFRS figures, the Group achieved profit before taxes of € 2.45 billion.

2015

DZ BANK and WGZ BANK are to merge

DZ BANK AG and WGZ BANK AG are merging to become a cooperative central institution.

DZ BANK makes a €3 billion commitment to renewable energies

DZ BANK AG's seventh Sustainability Report, which was released today, shows the progress that the bank made in this area last year, particularly in terms of the sustainability of its core business and the environmental improvements to its internal processes.

H1 2015: DZ BANK Group reports profit before taxes of EUR 1.28 billion

The DZ BANK Group brought the first half of financial 2015 to a successful conclusion with a profit before taxes of EUR 1.28 billion. Adjusted for the bank levy of EUR 143 million, it has thus already almost achieved its expected full-year result of EUR 1.5 billion.

Preliminary figures for the financial year 2014

The DZ BANK Group reported record earnings again in FY 2014. On the basis of the preliminary IFRS figures, the DZ BANK Group achieved a profit before taxes of € 2.87 billion.

2014

ECB comprehensive assessment for the DZ BANK Group: asset quality review (AQR) shows no conspicuous aspects, stress test passed without taking the capital increase into account

ECB comprehensive assessment for the DZ BANK Group: asset quality review (AQR) shows no conspicuous aspects, stress test passed without taking the capital increase into account

H1 2014: DZ BANK Group reports profit before taxes of EUR 1.7 billion

The DZ BANK Group was in very good shape in the first half of the current financial year, which was marked by the successful implementation of the capital increase. The Group reported profit before taxes of EUR 1.7 billion in H1 2014.

DZ BANK successfully completes capital increase

DZ BANK AG has successfully placed its capital increase. Demand for the new shares exceeded the volume offered.

Preliminary figures for the financial year 2013

In the 2013 financial year the DZ BANK Group increased its earnings significantly again, thus charting a new high in the banking group’s history. The preliminary figures according to IFRS show profit before taxes of € 2.22 billion.

2013

H1 2013: DZ BANK Group increases profit before taxes to EUR 1.34 billion

A good operating performance throughout the DZ BANK Group - focus on cooperative financial network remains successful

DZ BANK appoints Stefan Zeidler to its Board of Managing Directors

Stefan Zeidler (49) will become new Member of the Board of Managing Directors of DZ BANK AG with effect from 1 October 2013. He will succeed Hans-Theo Macke (63), who will retire as planned at the end of his contract on 31 December 2013.

Preliminary figures for the financial year 2012 - DZ BANK Group: profit before taxes reaches around €1.32 billion – Tier 1 capital ratio strengthened significantly

The DZ BANK Group increased its earnings significantly in the 2012 financial year. The preliminary figures according to IFRS show a profit before taxes of €1.319 billion.

DZ BANK AG signs the Equator Principles

On 1 January 2013 DZ BANK AG recognised the Equator Principles, which provide a global standard for project finance, thus documenting that it is prepared to develop its core business in a sustainable manner.