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Accountability is our guiding principle

Not only are we Germany’s oldest private bank, we are also one of the most dynamic banks in Europe. We combine over 430 years of experience with a consistent focus on the future.

Berenberg is managed by personally liable partners - a principle that continues to be the cornerstone of a trusting relationship with our clients.

Hendrik Riehmer

Hendrik Riehmer is Managing Partner. He heads the units Wealth and Asset Management, Corporate Banking, Human Resources, Internal Audit, Legal and Treasury.

David Mortlock

David Mortlock is Managing Partner. He heads the investment bank in the financial centres of Frankfurt, London and New York.

Christian Kühn

Christian Kühn is Managing Partner. He heads the Global Technology, Risk Management, Controlling and Compliance departments, among others.


  • Elite Report 2023

    Berenberg has been awarded the highest grade of "summa cum laude" for the 19th time in a row.

  • Fund Awards 2023

    Finanzenverlag honors Berenberg funds with two awards.

  • Scope Investment Awards

    Best Asset Manager Boutiques in Austria 2023.

  • Top score Five Stars 2023

    Capital magazine has awarded Berenberg with Five Stars.

  • Best Asset Manager 2023

    Wirtschaftswoche has awarded Berenberg Multi Asset Defensive fund.

  • Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards

    Best small asset manager in Germany 2022 across all asset classes.


30.88% Berenberg family
21.41% PetRie Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH (Dr Hans-Walter Peters (Managing Director) and Hendrik Riehmer) and Dr Hans-Walter Peters
7.81% Hendrik Riehmer, David Mortlock, Christian Kühn and other former managing partners
14.25% Christian Erbprinz zu Fürstenberg
14.25% Professor Dr Jan Philipp Reemtsma
11.40% Compagnie du Bois Sauvage S.A.

As of April 1, 2021