History of DSL Bank

 1989

Partial privatisation of DSL Bank

Private sector equity holdings are combined in DSL Holding AG. In subsequent years, DSL Bank expands and positions itself as a specialised bank.

 1981

Opening up to competition

The bank's foundation act is amended. This paves the way for competition. As a result of this, DSL Bank further extended its lending business.

 1966

Creation of Deutsche Siedlungs- und Landesrentenbank Deutsche

Siedlungsbank and Deutsche Landesrentenbank merge.

 1930

Deutsche Siedlungsbank established

Its purpose is to finance loans for setting up rural housing estates.

 1927

The name changes – the objective remains the same

The regional Rentenbanks are merged with Preussische Landesrentenbank. This becomes Deutsche Landesrentenbank in 1939.

 1850

Rentenbanks assist in the liberation of the peasants

The provincial Rentenbanks pay debentures to the lords of the manor to relieve the farmers. These debentures are repaid from annual pension payments of the farmers, and bear interest.