Hosting the headquarters of major insurers, banks and savings banks, Hannover is well positioned in the financial services sector.

VGH Versicherungen

Insurer with a long history

VGH Versicherungen

This public-law insurance company is not only an insurer and an employer, it also sponsors social,...

Hannoversche Lebensversicherung AG

Germany’s oldest direct insurer

Hannoversche Lebensversicherung AG

As Germany’s first direct insurer, Hannoversche, founded in 1875, has been offering its customers...

Hannoversche Volksbank

Traditional cooperative bank

Hannoversche Volksbank

One of Germany’s leading cooperative banks, Hannoversche Volksbank has been active in the region for...

Sparkasse Hannover

One of Germany’s largest savings banks

Sparkasse Hannover

Sparkasse Hannover has been active in the Hannover region for nearly 200 years. With around 1,700...

HDI

Haftpflichtverband der Deutschen Industrie

HDI

More than 100 years’ experience: Founded in 1903, HDI grew from a basic liability insurer for...

Talanx AG

Global Player

Talanx AG

Talanx AG, a listed company, is one of the three largest insurance groups in Germany. It operates in...

North / LB

The state bank for Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt

North / LB

Nord/LB is the leading universal bank in northern Germany. As the state bank for the states of Lower...

Major insurers are prominent in Hannover, including Concordia, VGH, VHV, and the Talanx group, which has established the headquarters for its Hannover Re and HDI-Gerling brands in Hannover. Financial services firms (Swiss Life and Nord/LB) and one of Germany’s biggest savings banks have also made their mark with head offices or branch offices in the city, and private banks such as Bankhaus Hallbaum are also headquartered here.

Insurance

With around 25,000 employees in 900 businesses, the insurance sector accounts for 5% of the total jobs in the Hannover region. Many major insurance providers have their headquarters in the city, including Talanx, Vereinigte Hannoversche Versicherung (VHV), Versicherungsgruppe Hannover (VGH), Concordia Insurance Group, Mecklenburgische Versicherungsgruppe, Wertgarantie Technische Versicherung, and the reinsurers of the Hannover Re group.

Banks

Banks have also established themselves in the city. In addition to the headquarters of Nord/LB, Deutsche Hypothekenbank and Lower Saxony’s stock market, Hannover is also home to one of Germany’s biggest savings banks.

Training

Central training and continuing education institutions, such as the Sparkassenakademie, the Berufsakademie für Bankwirtschaft, the Bildungswerk der Versicherungswirtschaft and the interdisciplinary Centre of Excellence for Insurance Studies, ensure there will be enough qualified young people.

Dernière mise à jour: 12 janv. 2022