Bank Deutsches Kraftfahrzeuggewerbe GmbH (BDK)

Location: Hamburg

Shareholder: Société Générale Group via ALD Lease Finanz GmbH, TECHNO Versicherungsdienst GmbH (Nürnberger Versicherungsgruppe), Beteiligungsgesellschaft des Kfz-Gewerbes mbH (Zentralverband Deutsches Kraftfahrzeuggewerbe)

Member of SG-Group since: 2001

Activities: Financial services for car dealers and their customers

Number of locations: 2

Phone: +49 (0) 40 480 910

Address: Bank Deutsches Kraftfahrzeuggewerbe GmbH, Nedderfeld 95, 22529 Hamburg


Bank Deutsches Kraftfahrzeuggewerbe (BDK) is a vendor-independent bank specialising in car financing based in Hamburg. It was founded in 2000 with the participation of the German Federation for Motor Trades and Repairs. In 2001, Société Générale bought BDK, which specialised in automotive finance. The company offers financial services in the automotive sector for car dealers and their customers. The product portfolio comprises vehicle financing, vehicle leasing, dealer refinancing (purchase financing) as well as insurance and other services. Partner for the lease offer is the ALD Lease Finanz GmbH (ALD LF), BDK and ALD LF working in personal union.

Its strengths are:
  • A comprehensive range of financial services tailored specifically for the automotive sector
  • The combined know-how of its members and partners as industry specialists with financial services and automotive know-how and many years of market experience
  • A lean administration and efficient organization structure delivering credit decisions within 10-15 minutes
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