Landesbank

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Landesbank

One of several regionally organized banks owned by the German government. Landesbanken are wholesale banks; that is, they offer services to institutional investors, businesses (especially large businesses), other banks, and investment vehicles such as mutual funds or pensions.
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The loan was placed with a range of institutional investors in the banking and insurance sector, primarily international private banks, savings banks, regional banks (Landesbanken) and cooperative banks based in Germany.
The fact of Germany and France's much greater expenditure on state aid than the UK, and the existence of Germany's profusion of state banks - the Landesbanken and Sparkassen - should surely allow Labour's policymakers to sleep at night, as well as encouraging Mr Corbyn not to tell porkies.
The rating actions have been taken in conjunction with Fitch's periodic review of three Landesbanken based in southern Germany.
"Landesbanken" are regional state-run banks that boast annual investment budgets in the hundreds of millions.
With additional lavish bad bank arrangements, such as Hypo Real Estate's transfer of all Greek exposure at par to FMS Wertmanagement, a bad bank set up by the federal government, the government expanded the Landesbanken investor bailouts to investors in private banks.
The Landesbanken are regional banks which give the Sparkassen access to some investment and wholesale banking services.
The savings bank sector consists of primary savings banks, the regional Landesbanken and the Deka Bank.
Among the Landesbanken Bayerische Landesbank (BayernLB 'bb+') is the most affected with EUR2.35bn unsecured (unguaranteed) loans at end-2014.
concentration in 2015 of the remaining Landesbanken grandfathered debt
Global Banking News-September 18, 2014--ECB to stress test Landesbanken
The German Sparkassen and Landesbanken are one of the largest banking groups in the world and have over 15,000 branch offices throughout Germany.
Wales should look toward the German model of regional banking, to create local banks like the Landesbanken and Sparkassen.
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