Foresight and trust

Friedrich von Metzler, B. Metzler seel. Sohn & Co., Frankfurt/M. German Entrepreneur Award 2017 in the Lifetime Achievement category

Friedrich von Metzler has transformed the Metzler Bank, founded in 1674, into one of the leading names in modern asset management and capital market services. He was also instrumental in the creation of Deutsche Börse AG, helping to cement the position of Germany as a global financial centre. The work of Friedrich von Metzler has been acknowledged with a German Entrepreneur Lifetime Achievement Award 2017.

About the company

Year established 1674
Balance sheet total 2016 3.7 bil euros
Employees 820

Even when I was at school I looked forward to working in the bank