Aareal Bank Group, headquartered in Wiesbaden, is a leading provider of smart financing, software products and digital solutions for the property sector and related industries. These solutions meet the highest quality standards, and support our clients in more than 20 countries across three continents – Europe, North America and Asia/Pacific. Aareal Bank AG, whose share is included in Deutsche Börse’s mid-cap MDAX index, is the parent company of the Group. It manages the various entities organised in the Group’s two business segments: Structured Property Financing and Consulting/Services.
Whether it is office buildings, hotels, shopping centres or logistics and residential properties, whether in North America, Asia/Pacific or Europe, in the Structured Property Financing business segment our customised and flexible solutions support our clients in financing their international property investments. Our strength lies in combining local market expertise with sector-specific know-how. Alongside local specialists, we have teams of logistics, shopping centre and hotel financing experts. A high level of competence in syndicated finance and an established network allow us to support clients in Europe, North America and Asia/Pacific with the maximum degree of flexibility.
In the Consulting/Services business segment, our clients in the European property and energy industries benefit from a unique combination of specialised banking services and innovative digital products and services – designed to optimise their business processes, enhancing efficiency. Our digital platforms also integrate property management with related industries. Via Aareon AG, the leading consultancy and systems house for the property industry, we provide consultancy, software and IT services in several European countries.
Key success factors are our local market expertise, our sector know-how, and our long-standing, close client relationships. Because we look beyond the scope of traditional banking and IT services, we are able to reliably assess material developments, opportunities and risks at an early stage and then implement the insights gained particularly quickly.
Hermann J. Merkens (Vorsitzender des Vorstands / CEO)