Facts and figures
We have a balanced, client-focused business model. We are a bank that consistently upholds its values and distinguishes itself with technological innovations.
In 2015, we have set ourselves ambitious goals for the next five years with the StepUp2020 strategy. We are now on the home stretch. Our Group is growing profitably on a sustained basis. Through broad diversification and targeted acquisitions, we have been able to significantly improve our profitability and earnings quality.
We have therefore dedicated our Annual Report 2019 to our core element "profitability", which, along with "innovation", "excellence" and "growth", forms the cornerstones of our strategy StepUp2020. Over the past four years, we have made significant progress in all these areas. In the final year of the strategy period, our focus will remain on strict cost management. Our goal is to further increase profitability on a sustainable basis.