HSH Nordbank

HSH Nordbank

HSH Nordbank AG (Hamburgisch-Schleswig-Holstein) is a regional bank in northern Germany with the two headquarters in Hamburg and Kiel and has worldwide branches and representative offices.

The bank was created on 2 June 2003 from the merger of the Hamburg Landesbank and Landesbank Schleswig-Holstein (LB Kiel).
In its core region of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, it is a leading bank for corporate customers. As international specialist finance, the focus is on transportation and real estate. In the transport sector, the Bank covers the entire value chain and is a significant provider of ship finance.

HSH Nordbank ownership structure

Attributable to shareholders:

  • 10.80% Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, partly HGV
  • 9.58% State of Schleswig-Holstein
  • 65.00% HSH Financial AöR, a joint institution of the federal states of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein
  • 9.31% nine trusts that of J. C. Flowers & Co. LLC will advise (USA)
  • 5.31% Savings Banks and Giro Association for Schleswig-Holstein (SGVSH)

HSH Nordbank Investments

The investment portfolio of HSH Nordbank is made (as of 30 August 2010) of two sub-portfolios together:

Business Unit Supporting investments:

  • HSH Nordbank Securities S. A. in Luxembourg
  • HSH Nordbank Private Banking S. A. (sold as of 30 September 2011) in Luxembourg
  • HSH Corporate Finance Group in Hamburg
  • HSH Real Estate AG Group in Hamburg
  • HSH Finance & Science GmbH in Kiel
  • Swift Capital Partners GmbH in Hamburg

Strategic Investments:

  • HSH Facility Management Holding AG in Kiel
  • In addition to this stated on the website of the bank investment portfolio (end of 2010) has further holdings with partly significant result influences.

Private equity investments:

  • CAPCELLENCE Private Equity GmbH & Co. KG, Hamburg
  • HSH Private Equity GmbH, Hamburg
  • Gardeur Beteiligungs GmbH, Mönchengladbach
  • Brinkhof Holding GmbH Germany, Erfurt

Other investments:

  • HSH N Funding I, George Town, Cayman Islands
  • HSH N Funding II, George Town, Cayman Islands
  • EALING INVESTMENTS LIMITED, London, United Kingdom
  • Neptune Ship Finance (Luxembourg) S.A.R.L. & CIE, SECS.
  • PREGU GmbH, Hamburg

Business Data:

  • Net income (2012): Decrease € 124 million
  • Total assets (2012): Decrease € 130.6 billion
  • Total equity (2012): 12.3%
  • Employees (2012): 3,123

HSH Nordbank Head Office

Hamburg Headquarters:

  • Gerhart-Hauptmann-Platz 50
    20095 Hamburg
    Tel: +49 40 3333-0
    Fax: +49 40 3333-34001
    E-Mail info@hsh-nordbank.com

Kiel Headquarters:

  • Martensdamm 6
    24103 Kiel
    Tel: +49 431 900-01
    Fax: +49 431 900-34002
    E-Mail info@hsh-nordbank.com

HSH Nordbank Contact


  • Hamburg +49 40 3333-0
  • Kiel +49 431 900-01

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