Set up on 1st January 1969, WestLB is among the best commercial banks in Europe. One of its owners is North Rhine-Westphalia, a German state. The LB in its name represents the Landesbank, a group of publicly held banks operating in Germany.
WestLB focuses on providing its clients top class and pioneering financial services. The financial organization is dedicated towards assisting its customers with viable solutions to the problems faced by these entities.

The bank has 4,473 full time employees as of December 31, 2010. Its management team is headed by Dietrich Voigtl�nder, who serves as the Chairman of the Managing Board (CEO, COO), Employee Relations Director.

WestLB – Services:
The services of the WestLB are provided in the following domains:

    • GlobalFINANCING:
      • Debt Capital
      • Equity Solutions


    • Transaction Services:
      • Products and enterprises � Payments, Card Systems, Cash and Liquidity Management, Data Transmission, Internet Payment Systems, and Special Customer Services
      • Special products and services for Network Operators and Financial Institutions
      • Single Euro Payments Area – SEPA


    • StructuredFINANCE:
      • Asset Securitization
      • Infrastructure
      • CommodityFINANCE
      • Metals and Mining
      • Energy
      • Trade and ExportFINANCE


  • Asset Management
  • Financial Markets:
    • Fixed Income
    • Derivatives
    • Equities
    • Emerging Markets
    • Foreign Exchange
    • Indications (Quotes and Prices)
    • Commodities
  • Real Estate:
    • Real EstateFINANCING
    • Syndication
    • Real Estate Joint Ventures
    • Issues
    • Capital Markets and Securitization
  • Advisory and Service:
    • Mergers and acquisitions
    • Conferences
    • Rating Advisory
    • German Desk
    • Research

WestLB Corporate Clients:
The corporate clients of the WestLB can be classified into Worldwide Business and Global Activities that comprises the International Business products and services.

The Worldwide Business clients operate in the following domains:

  • Logistics/Infrastructure/Tourism
  • Capital Goods
  • Telecom/Media/Technology
  • Energy/Waste Management
  • Consumer Goods/Retailing
  • Pharmaceutical/Chemicals/Healthcare

WestLB Financial Institutions Clients:
WestLB also caters to financial institutions in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, the Asia Pacific, and Africa. The client groups in this segment can be mentioned as below:

  • Asset Managers, Pension Funds, Hedge Funds
  • Insurance Companies
  • Banks (Commercial/Mortgage credit card Banks)
  • Non-banks (Consumer finance)
  • Broker/Dealer
  • Sovereign Entities, Central Banks, Supranational Institutions

WestLB Markets and Analysis:
The markets and analysis services of the WestLB can be categorized into Forecasts and Facts, Research, and Publications. In the Forecasts and Facts segment it offers the following services:

  • Economic News/Spotlight Archive
  • Data of the Week

It offers the following publications on a regular basis:

  • Economic Trends
  • Consumption in Germany
  • Forecast for Germany

WestLB Awards:
In 2010 WestLB won more than 50 awards at the following ceremonies:

  • Asiamoney Deal of the Year Award 2010
  • Power finance & Risk Deal of the Year Awards 2010
  • emeafinance Magazine�s Achievement Award 2010
  • Project finance International PFI Awards 2010
  • Euroweek Asia Pacific Syndicated Loans Award 2010
  • Project finance Magazine Deals of the Year 2010
  • financeAsia Achievement Award 2010
  • The Asset Magazine Triple A Regional Awards 2010
  • Global Trade Review Best Deals 2010
  • Trade & Forfaiting Review Deals of the Year 2010
  • Infrastructure Journal Infrastructure Awards 2010
  • Trade finance Magazine Deals of the Year Award 2010
  • IFR AWARDS 2010
  • Trade & Forfaiting Review Magazine�s 2010 Reader�s Poll Awards
  • Marine Money International Deals of the Year Awards 2010

WestLB Financial Highlights:
As per the annual report for the fiscal year 2010:

  • Net Revenue = 1,457 million Euros
  • Loss = 240 million Euros
  • Total assets = 191,523 million Euros

WestLB Contact Details:
The contact details of WestLB are as follows:
Head Office
Herzogstra�e 15
40217 D�sseldorf
Phone: +49 211 826-01
Fax: +49 211 826-6119
E-mail: info@westlb.de

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