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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.


  • Scope Investment Awards

    Best Asset Manager Boutiques and Best Asset Manager Private Debt.

  • Lipper Awards

    Best Equity Fund Manager in Europe in the "Small Asset Managers" category.

  • Germany's Top Fund Managers

    The Handelsblatt has named Matthias Born, Bernd Deeken and Andreas Strobl as fund managers of the year.

  • Fund Awards

    Finanzen publishing house honours our equity funds with six awards in the categories Europe/Eurozone, Ecology/Sustainability and Germany/Small Caps stocks.

  • Elite Report

    Berenberg has been awarded the highest grade of "summa cum laude" by the report "The Elite of Asset Managers" for the 18th time in a row.

  • Wealth Tech Awards

    Professional Wealth Management magazine awards Berenberg Best Private Bank for Digital Client Services in Europe.


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