Grenke AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of banking and financial services to small and medium-sized (SME) enterprises in Germany, France, Italy, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Leasing, Banking, and Factoring. The company is involved in the leasing activities, such as financing to commercial lessees, leasing, service, protection, and maintenance offerings, as well as disposal of used equipment; and small-ticket leasing of IT products, such as PCs, notebooks, servers, monitors, peripheral equipment, software, telecommunication and copying and medical technology, as well as other IT products. It also provides banking products and services, such as fixed deposits to private and business customers through its Website; financing services to business start-ups, as well as development loans to SMEs and self-employed professionals; and small-ticket factoring services. Grenke AG operates a total of 154 locations. The company was formerly known as GrenkeLeasing AG and changed its name to Grenke AG in May 2016. Grenke AG was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Baden-Baden, Germany.


Grenke was founded in 1978 in Baden-Baden, Germany by philosopher and entrepreneur Gunther Graf von Kirchbach. Since its inception, the company has grown from a small regional leasing business to become one of the world’s leading providers of financing solutions.

To be a global leader in leasing, financing and IT services by providing innovative, customer-centric and flexible solutions, while remaining dedicated to sound business practices and ethical performance.

To be the top leasing and financing choice for our customers by delivering the highest quality of service and value, while continuing to expand our global reach.

Key Team

Ms. Anke Linnartz (Director of Investor Relations)

Oliver Recklies (Head of Back Office)

Frank Ziegler (Managing Director - Market)

Recognition and Awards
Grenke has received numerous awards, including the European Business Award, the International Trade Award, and the International Corporate Finance Award.

Leadership team

Dr. Sebastian Hirsch B.A. (Chairman of the Management Board, Interim CEO & CFO)

Mr. Gilles Christ M.B.A. (Chief Sales & Marketing Officer and Member of the Management Board)

Ms. Isabel Rosler (Chief Risk Officer & Member of Exec. Board)

Products/ Services
Banking, Customer Service, Financial Services
Number of Employees
1,000 - 20,000
Baden-baden, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Net Income
100M - 500M
500M - 1B
Traded as
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