EBF welcomes new member — Association of German Public Banks
Brussels, 23 November 2022 – The EBF has today welcomed the Association of German Public Banks (VÖB) as an adherent member. VÖB represents 62 member banks, including the Landesbanken and the promotional and development banks on the federal and regional level.
EBF CEO Wim Mijs said “It is with great pleasure that we welcome VÖB as an adherent member of the EBF, further deepening our cooperation and sharing technical expertise on a number of key regulatory issues. We look forward to representing our members and the banking sector together”.
Iris Bethge-Krauß comments: “VÖB is the strong voice of public banks in Germany, Europe and the world. Through our membership, we can actively participate in the European Banking Federation EBF on the important issues of banking supervision and regulation, sustainable finance, digitalization and capital markets. Thus, our members‘ voice in Brussels will be even stronger in the future. We look forward to working together!“
The European Banking Federation serves as the voice of the European banking sector, bringing together national banking associations from across Europe. The EBF unites 33 members that collectively represent some 3,500 banks, ranging from large to small, local to international.
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About the EBF:
The European Banking Federation is the voice of the European banking sector, bringing together national banking associations from across Europe. The EBF is committed to a thriving European economy that is underpinned by a stable, secure and inclusive financial ecosystem, and to a flourishing society where financing is available to fund the dreams of citizens, businesses and innovators everywhere.
About the VÖB:
The Association of German Public Banks (VÖB) is a leading association within the German banking sector. With total assets of some 3,229 billion euros, VÖB’s member institutions cover approximately one-third of the German banking market. Public-sector banks honour their responsibility towards SMEs, other enterprises, the public sector, and retail customers; they are deeply rooted in their respective home regions, all over Germany.