Who we are

Berenberg was founded in 1590 and today is the oldest private bank in Germany and one of the oldest in the world. With assets of more than 40 billion Euro under management and roughly 1,500 employees, Berenberg offers services in private banking, investment banking and asset management.

Berenberg's Investment Banking activities include a broad spectrum of Capital Markets and Corporate Finance services.

In the Equity Capital Markets business we take a pan-European sectoral approach to our Research, Sales and Trading activities to service our institutional clients. For our corporate clients we are a trusted advisor with market leading execution capabilities for public offerings and share placements. Our Capital Markets team provides services in the areas of IPO’s and capital increases, M&A, Structured Finance as well as Corporate Banking services. All our services are based on the principles of independence in advice as a privately-owned bank and our respect for confidentiality.

What we do

IPOs, Capital increases with and without rights, Secondary placements, Share buybacks, Stock options programs, Bond issues, bonds, Mergers & Acquisitions, Takeover offers/mandatory offers/offers to increase stake, Squeeze-out/delisting, Demerger and spin-off, Designated Sponsoring/Research

Business fields

  • Participation in banking roadshows
  • Support listing (IPO) und capital market financing (Equity)
  • Support bonds (Debt)
  • Financial analysis (equity research)
  • DirectListing
  • SPAC
  • Investment Banking
  • Investor targeting / investor roadshow / analyst meetings

Key aspects

Target Groups

  • Appyling Partner, Scale
  • Supporting Partner, Scale
  • Assisting Partner

General contact


Joh. Berenberg, Gossler & Co. KG
Bockenheimer Landstraße 25
60325 Frankfurt/Main
Phone: +49-(0)69 91 30 90-0
Fax: +49-(0)69 91 30 90-335

Stefan Ries

BERENBERG | Investment Banking Division
Head Investment Banking DACH
Phone: +49 (0)69-91 30 90 70
Mobile: +49 (0)172 446 1169

Andreas Franzen

BERENBERG | Investment Banking Division
Head of Equity Capital Markets (Cont. Europe)
Phone: +49-69-913-09-0262
Mobile: +49-152-22537574