KfW Bankengruppe
KfW headquarters  

KfW (formerly KfW Bankengruppe) is a state-owned development bank and one of the leading promotional banks in the world. It is the world's safest bank for the seventh time in a row according to Global Finance magazine. KfW is Germany's most important promotional bank for private customers, enterprises, cities, municipalities and non-profit and social organisations. One major focus of its work is the financing of business start-ups and small and medium sized enterprises. The company’s business activities include Domestic Promotion, Export and Project Finance, Development Finance and Special Tasks. KfW does not hold customer deposits and refinances its lending business within the international capital markets. With over 5,800 employees, KfW Group has locations in Frankfurt, Berlin, Bonn and Cologne as well as 80 offices worldwide including New York, London, Mexico City, Brasilia, Sao Paulo, Brussels, Pretoria, Johannesburg, Windhoek (Namibia), Nairobi (Kenya), Accra (Ghana), Abu Dhabi, Beijing and Singapore. KfW banking group is among global leaders in the field of climate and environmental finance with approximately 36% of KfW's current new lending. The company was founded in 1948 as part of the Marshall Plan. As of December 2016, KfW had EUR 507 billion in total assets.

 Credit Ratings (March 2017)

  Moody's Standard & Poor’s Scope Ratings
Long-term Rating Aaa AAA AAA
Short-term Rating P-1 F1+ S1+
Outlook Stable Stable Stable

KfW subsidiaries and participations:

KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH
Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH (DEG)
Technologie-Beteiligungs-Gesellschaft mbH (TBG)
Finanzierungs- und Beratungsgesellschaft mbH (FuB)
Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (DENA)

KfW Awards:

Best Overall Issuer at the CMD Awards 2016
Global Capital Bond Award 2015
Safest Bank Award 2015
KangaNews Award 2015
Best Sustainable Investor 2011

Head office address:
Palmengartenstrasse 5-9
60325 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: +49 69 74 310
Fax: +49 69 74 31 2944
Website: www.kfw.de

New York office:
500 Fifth Avenue
Suite 3000, New York, NY 10110
United States

London Branch:
4th Floor, 60 Fenchurch Street
London EC3M 4AD
United Kingdom

Johannesburg office:
Regent Place, 2nd Floor
Cradock Avenue Rosebank
2196 Johannesburg, South Africa

Mexico City
Rubén Darío 281, Piso 12
Colonia Bosque de Chapultepec
Delegación Miguel Hidalgo
11580 México, D.F., Mexico