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BankM AG
Baseler Strasse 10
60329 Frankfurt am Main

Phone: +49 69 7191838-10
Telefax: +49 69 7191838-50

Commercial register:

Amtsgericht Frankfurt am Main (Frankfurt District Court Commercial Register)
Heiligkreuzgasse 34
60313 Frankfurt

Commercial register registration number: HRB 79542
Tax number: 047 220 02413
Sales tax identification number according to Sect. 27 a of the Sales Tax Law (VAT-ID No.): DE 254 290 210
LEI (Legal Entity Identifier): 5299001H21LR9DLCC127

Represented by:
Ralf Hellfritsch, Peter Sang, Thomas Stewens

Chairman, supervisory board:
Dr. Gerhard Grebe

Bank’s principal areas of business:

The purpose of BankM AG according to its articles of association is:

1. the provision of the following banking and financial services:

  • the acquisition and sale of financial instruments in its own name for the account of third parties (financial commission business) pursuant to Article 1 section 1 no. 4 KWG;
  • the purchase of financial instruments for own risk for placement or the assumption of equivalent guarantees (issuing business), pursuant to Article 1 section 1 no. 10 KWG);
  • the brokerage of transactions relating to the acquisition and sale of financial instruments (investment brokerage) pursuant to Article 1 section 1a no. 1 KWG;
  • the placement of financial instruments without a firm commitment to underwrite (placement business) pursuant to Article 1 section 1a no. 1 c KWG;
  • the acquisition and sale of financial instruments in the name of third parties for the account of third parties (acquisition brokerage) pursuant to Article 1 section 1a no. 2 KWG;
  • Proprietary trading by continuously offering to buy and sell financial instruments at own prices for own account using own capital (Article 1 section 1a no. 4 a) and by purchasing or selling financial instruments for own account as a service for others (Article 1 section 1a no. 4 c);
  • Proprietary business pursuant to section 32 (1a) sentence 1 KWG in the form of the purchase and sale of financial instruments for own account, which is not proprietary trading within the meaning of Article 1 section 1a) sentence 2 no. 4 KWG.

2. The purpose of BankM is also the provision of ancillary services pursuant to Article 2 section 9 WpHG (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz):

  • advising companies on their capital structure, industrial strategy and advising and offering services in connection with company mergers & acquisitions;
  • the preparation or dissemination of recommendations or proposals of investment strategies within the meaning of Article 3 section 1 number 34 of Regulation EU No. 596/2014 (investment strategy recommendation) or of investment recommendations within the meaning of Article 3 section 1 No. 35 of this Regulation (investment recommendation);
  • services related to the issuing business;
  • as well as other activities in connection with the above services, insofar as these do not require permission under the Banking Act.

3. The purpose of the company shall also be the provision of management services, strategic corporate and capital market consulting as well as the management of its own assets.

4. The company is entitled to all measures and transactions that are suitable to promote the company’s purpose. This also includes the establishment of branch offices and other companies as well as the participation in such in Germany and abroad.

Supervisory authority

Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin)
BaFin-ID: 40026261

Banking Supervision & Insurance Supervision

Graurheindorfer Str. 108
53117 Bonn

P.O. Box 1308
53003 Bonn

Phone: +49 228 4108-0
Fax: +49 228 4108-1550

Securities/Asset Management Supervision

Marie-Curie-Strasse 24-28
60439 Frankfurt

P.O. Box 50 01 54
60391 Frankfurt

Phone: +49 228 4108-0
Fax: +49 228 4108-123

Deutsche Bundesbank

Hauptverwaltung in Hessen
Laufende Aufsicht 1
Taunusanlage 5
60329 Frankfurt

Phone: +49 69 2388-0
Fax: +49 69 2388-1111

Investor Compensation Scheme:

BankM AG underlies the statutory investor compensation scheme of the Entschädigungseinrichtung der Wertpapierhandelsunternehmen (EdW). Investors using investment services have been protected since 1997 by the directive on investor compensation (Directive 97/9/EC). More information on the compensation scheme can be found here:

Contract language:

The language for all contracts and for communication with clients is German.

Applicable law / place of jurisdiction:

Pursuant to No. 6 Paragraph 1 of the bank’s General Terms of Business (AGB), German law is applicable for the conclusion of contracts and for all business relationships between clients and the bank.

The applicable law and place of jurisdiction for German and foreign commercial and public-sector clients is governed by No. 6 Paragraphs 2 and 3 of the General Terms of Business (AGB).

Out-of-court settlement of disputes:

For the settlement of disputes with BankM AG the following possibilities exist:

(1) Arbitration Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank (German Central Bank)

The arbitration board of the Deutsche Bundesbank is responsible for complaints from customers related to payment transactions, such as transfers, direct debits and card payments, as well as consumer loans. Complaints about payment services and electronic money may be submitted by private and business customers. Complaints about distance contracts of financial services and consumer loans, however, can only be submitted by consumers. Distance contracts for insurances do not fall into the remit of the arbitration board. The appeal must be submitted in writing to the Schlichtungsstelle der Deutschen Bundesbank, Postfach 11 12 36, 60047 Frankfurt am Main (arbitration board of the German Central Bank, mailbox 11 12 36, 60047 Frankfurt am Main).

(2) Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin, Federal Financial Supervisory Authority)

Furthermore, there is always the option for customers to contact the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority under the following contact information.

1. Send your documents by post to

Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht
Graurheindorfer Strasse 108
53117 Bonn

2. Send your Documents by Fax to +49 228 4108-1550

3. Use the form on the internet on

4. Send your documents by e-mail to

Complaints Management

File a complaint

Dispute resolution proceedings in front of a consumer arbitration board

We are not willing or obliged to participate in dispute resolution proceedings in front of a consumer arbitration board.

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BankM AG
Baseler Strasse 10
60329 Frankfurt

Phone: +49 69 7191838-0
Fax: +49 69 7191838-50

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