comdirect bank AG is a member of the comdirect Group and operates in the B2C business line. comdirect is a leading direct bank and the market leader in online securities business for modern investors, offering brokerage, banking and advice. More than 2 million private customers have placed their trust in the bank.
With approximately 200 million page impressions a month, comdirect is one of Germany’s most heavily used financial websites. The site’s central information platform – the Informer – provides all users with free, comprehensive data on securities, currencies and markets.
Since it was established in 1994, comdirect has consistently expanded its business model. In the B2C business line, it has developed from an online broker to a full-service bank with a complete range of services for private customers from under one roof. The bank’s Customer Service team is available 24 hours a day.
comdirect has been listed on the stock exchange since 2000 and in the SDAX since 2005. Around 80 per cent of the shares are held by Commerzbank. The company is headquartered in Quickborn, near Hamburg.
In 2009, comdirect took over European Bank for Fund Services GmbH (ebase), thus expanding its B2B business. Financial service poviders, insurance companies, banks, asset managers and other businesses all use the multi-client solutions offered by ebase to manage their investment securities accounts as well as products related to asset accumulation, oldage provision and investment. ebase is a wholly-owned subsidiary of comdirect bank AG and is based in Aschheim. Both companies together form the comdirect group.
More than 3 million customers use the products and services in the B2C and B2B business line. A total of 1,300 people work at the comdirect group.