January 26, 2015 12:02 PM ET


Company Overview of KfW

Company Overview

KfW operates as the promotional bank of the Federal Republic of Germany. The company is engaged in the financing of corporate investments and investments for industrial pollution control, as well as offers equity financing and advisory services. It is also involved in the general funding of the special credit institutions of the federal states; and provision of housing construction and modernization finance, education finance, and infrastructure and social finance, as well as undertaking of transactions on behalf of the federal government. In addition, the company offers financing for German and European export activities; and financing for projects and investments in German and European int...

Palmengartenstrasse 5-9

Frankfurt am Main,  60325


Founded in 1948

5,374 Employees


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49 69 7431 2944

Key Executives for KfW

Chairman of Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 62
Chief Financial & Risk Officer
Age: 48
Head of Representative Office - Moscow
Director of Financial Cooperation With Europe & Asia- Regional Department and Member of Executive Board
Age: 58
Managing Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

KfW Key Developments

KFW Presents at The 12th Annual African Capital Markets Conference, Nov-14-2014 11:35 AM

KFW Presents at The 12th Annual African Capital Markets Conference, Nov-14-2014 11:35 AM. Venue: Cape Town International Convention Center, Cape Town, South Africa. Speakers: Karl von Klitzing, Financial Sector Economist.

KfW Reports Earnings Results for the Nine Months of 2014

KfW reported earnings results for the nine months of 2014. For the period, the company's net profit jump to EUR 1.3 billion from EUR 923 million a year earlier. Operating profit decreased to EUR 1.544 billion from EUR 1.8 billion, due to lower interest rates that dented the bank`s net interest income, which dropped to EUR 2 billion from EUR 2.3 billion a year earlier.

KfW Announces Executive Changes

Edeltraud Leibrock has decided to leave the executive board of KfW after her contract expires in September 2015, because she was replaced as head of a project to replace the bank's obsolete IT-infrastructure. KfW`s CFO Bernd Loewen will be responsible for the IT sector in future, while the renovation will be led personally by CEO Ulrich Schroeder.

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