The companies in this unit offer a wide range of services, such as financing, leases, pensions, property insurance, and much more. Their customers include both companies in the Würth Group and external companies. Sales orientation, proximity to the customer and customized products rank among the strengths of this unit.

  • Improvement of the market position of the companies specializing in leases in Germany, Austria, Denmark and Switzerland with growth that is clearly in the double digits
  • Successful expansion of the refinancing structure to support growth
  • Waldenburger Versicherung AG: significant improvement in earnings by considerably reducing the burden attributable to large claims and by concentrating on policyholders in the SME segment (small and medium-sized enterprises) and private households
  • Internationales Bankhaus Bodensee AG: earnings growth despite low-interest-rate environment thanks to successful positioning in niche markets and a favorable cost-revenue ratio
  • Declining risk costs thanks to a diversified business model
  • First signs of success after reorganization of the Private Banking area
  • Würth Financial Services AG: another sales record set in 2017

Financial Services 2017