#PositiveImpact

For 150 years, we’ve helped our clients save, invest and protect their wealth, however they want to.

Financial priorities change as we move through life

Everyone has ambitions and dreams. From our earliest days to the current moment, Deutsche Bank has been here to help people plan their next steps.

Through deposit accounts and investment portfolios, we provide ways to save for tomorrow. Our personal loans and mortgages open up all kinds of possibilities in the here and now, from buying a car or a home to getting an education or pursuing a passion.

Financial priorities change as we move through life — and when the unexpected happens as well. Whether it’s to provide for their own future, their children or their children’s children, we help our clients make the right moves. Transferring wealth requires careful planning. We advise families on how to pass it on safely from one generation to the next.

We all want to know what we’ve worked hard for is secure, especially in adverse times. From safety deposit boxes to expert advice, our clients have aways been able to count on us to help protect what’s theirs. The arrival of ATMs brought easier access. Today our clients can bank at home and everywhere else via laptop or smartphone.

The digital revolution has brought more than convenience. Since the arrival of Covid-19, contactless transactions have made life not just smoother but safer too. Clients can get advice via video calls as well as by phone and in person. From locations and environments to opening hours and protective measures, our branches are adapting to these times — as they always have.

This is how we support every generation. 

Contactless transactions have made life smoother and safer

150 years of advice, convenience and security

1876

Saving

The first deposit-taking branch of Deutsche Bank opens in Berlin, enabling people to put money aside for tomorrow

1891

Protecting

We introduce safety deposit boxes in branches for clients to store their valuables securely 

1925

Planning

The growth of our branch network increases access to financial advice and security throughout Germany 

1929

Saving

We introduce regular savings accounts for clients who want to put a little away every month to build up funds or buy something special 

1956

Investing

Our DWS asset management business provides a way to build wealth by investing in equity funds 

1959

Financing

Our personal loans help clients pursue their plans, ambitions and dreams 

1968

Financing

We begin providing home loans so clients can buy — or build — a place of their own

1983

Spending

More than 800 Deutsche Bank ATMs throughout Germany make it easier for clients to access their money 

1986

Banking

Deutsche Bank joins the digital age with our first electronic banking service 

1989

Investing

Our first Asia fund provides new opportunities for investors 

1990

Planning

We open branches throughout the east of Germany to assist the population after the fall of the Berlin Wall

2002

Planning

Our dedicated wealth management business supports families with complex interests 

2005

Banking

Visitors to our ‘Branch of the Future’ in Berlin can experience the newest innovations in banking 

2018

Paying

Clients can make contactless payments with credit and debit cards 

2020

Banking

Our branches switch to telephone banking to support clients during lockdown