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Press Officer
Sandra Hülsmann
Phone +49 40 350 60-8357
sandra.huelsmann@berenberg.de

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Frank Bremser
Phone +49 69 91 30 90-515
frank.bremser@berenberg.de

Press releases

Berenberg continues to expand in Continental Europe and hires two Senior Bankers for its Investment Banking division

Hamburg. Berenberg strengthens its Investment Banking Division in Continental Europe with two experienced senior bankers: Dominik Bär as Head of DACH Investment Banking and Andreas Franzen as Head of ECM Execution & Structuring in Continental Europe. Bär most recently worked for the American investment bank Lazard as Managing Director while Franzen joins from Deutsche Bank, where he was working in the Equity Capital Market division as a Director.

 

 

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Signal turns green for the global economy in 2021

Hamburg / Frankfurt. The capital market experts at Berenberg are optimistic about the new year. Above all, the return of the USA to a calmer foreign and trade policy under President Biden and an emerging abatement of the Corona pandemic in the coming spring should ensure that the global economy can pick up in the course of 2021 after a still dark winter. Rising corporate profits, loose monetary and fiscal policy, negative real interest rates and high liquidity holdings should support the equity…

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Berenberg names new managing partners

David Mortlock (45) and Christian Kühn (52) have been appointed 39th and 40th managing partners in the 430 years history of the bank. Mortlock is the first non-German to become a managing partner of Berenberg since its founding in 1590 and will also take a 5% stake in the bank.

 

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Berenberg achieves top marks in first UN PRI assessment

Frankfurt. Germany's oldest bank achieved top marks in its first annual assessment of the Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI) supported by the United Nations.

 

In the main category ESG Strategy & Governance, Berenberg achieved the highest score of A+. In the other six categories, Berenberg received the second highest grade A. This means that the house, with its very first rating in six out of seven categories, was rated better than the median for all PRI signatories and the…

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Berenberg and Moonfare launch private equity platform for private customers

Hamburg/Berlin. 430-year-old private bank Berenberg and digital private assets investment platform Moonfare, founded in 2016, start a partnership to provide Berenberg customers with digital access to top-tier private equity funds.

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ESG ratings often inadequate

Hamburg/Frankfurt. When assessing a company’s sustainability in terms of ESG (environmental, social and governance standards), many asset managers rely heavily on scores by external rating agencies. However, a study by Berenberg’s ESG Office has shown that many of these ratings are inadequate and only partially reflect real-life circumstances. Particularly smaller companies tend to receive a poorer rating, often preventing investors from recognising investment opportunities. Consequently,…

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Berenberg arranges institutional debt solution for 10 new trainsets

Hamburg. Berenberg arranges a EUR 70 million rolling stock institutional debt solution with the aim to fund new rolling stock vehicles for a German regional passenger rail (SPNV) franchise. A group of investors represented by Allianz Global Investors (AGI) is acting as long-term lender. The funds are used to purchase of 8 DMUs and 2 EMUs to be operated in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Brandenburg and Berlin.

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Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards: “Berenberg-1590-Aktien Mittelstand” best German second-tier equity fund

Hamburg/Frankfurt. Fund rating agency Refinitiv Lipper has named the “Beren-berg-1590-Aktien Mittelstand” fund managed by Andreas Strobl the best fund in Europe in the category “Equity German Small & Mid Cap” in recognition of its outstanding performance over three years.

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GlobalCapital ECM Awards: Berenberg best bank for Small Cap ECM once again

Hamburg. Privately owned bank Berenberg has won an award as the “Best Bank for Small Cap Equity Capital Markets” (ECM) for the third consecutive time. GlobalCapital, the specialist magazine belonging to the Euromoney Group, awarded the distinction as part of its Annual Equity Capital Markets Awards, which recognises outstanding achievements in the EMEA region. Berenberg was additionally named among the top three ECM banks in the GSA region.

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Berenberg grows net profit for the year by 160%

Hamburg. Berenberg closed the year 2019 with net profit for the year from operations of €60.5 million (previous year: €23.3 million). Germany’s oldest privately owned bank has thus surpassed the previous year’s earnings by 160%.

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