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Private bank since 1923

1923 – On March 13, 1923, Josef Schilling founds the later Bank Schilling & Co AG under the name “Josef Schilling, banking in Hammelburg”. Today it is part of MERKUR PRIVATBANK.

1959 – The brothers Dr. Zanwel and Motek Horowicz and Motek’s wife Hela found Merkur Bank Horowicz KG in Munich. The sale of medals and varieties forms the main part of the business.

1986 – A group of investors led by Siegfried Lingel takes over Merkur Bank Horowicz KG. At this point in time, the bank had 7 employees and total assets of 14 million DM. With the takeover, it became MERKUR BANK GmbH & Co. KG and began the universal banking business with a focus on property developer financing

1991 – MERKUR BANK begins its expansion into the new federal states with the opening of a branch in the Saxon Vogtland. Further branches in Saxony and Thuringia follow… Continue reading about MERKUR PRIVATBANK KGaA here.


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