AKA at a glance
Extensive market expertise and reliable risk management form the basis for success in export business. Since its establishment in 1952, AKA has been working on this as a powerful partner hand-in-hand with other banks and companies. Our joint goal is to ensure successful international export finance.
AKA offers its business partners optimum support in organising and managing their international trade finance transactions. With its focus on emerging markets, AKA covers risks in more than 70 countries.
Out of its strong domestic market, AKA has been pursuing a course of strategic expansion for a number of years in order to become a European trade finance institution. It is broadening its joint activities with European export credit agencies (ECAs). As a result, AKA is widening its funding base across the programs offered by European ECAs.
AKA sees good chances for its growth path 2019, although the market conditions remain challenging. One of the background aspects: The AKA loan portfolio is distributed among a large number of countries and regions and cooperating with many German and international banks is helping to create a broader diversification.
AKA at a glance
Legal form: GmbH (originally incorporated as an AG)
Shareholders: 17 banks in Germany
Registered offices: Frankfurt am Main
Banking permit: AKA is subject to German banking supervision
Deposit guarantee fund: A member of the deposit guarantee fund of the Federal Association of German Banks (BDB) – the guarantee limit is currently EUR 48.42 million
Equity: EUR 250.0 million
including Tier 1 capital of: EUR 234 million
Total assets in 2018: EUR 3.2 billion
Business volumes: EUR 4.9 billion