The ODDO BHF Group
ODDO BHF is a Franco-German financial group with a history dating back more than 170 years. It was founded by a French family-owned bank and a German bank specialising in small and mid-sized companies.
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With 2500 employees, of which 1300 in Germany and Switzerland and 1200 in France and Tunisia, and more than 140 billion euros in client assets under management, ODDO BHF operates in three main business lines – private banking, asset management, and corporate and investment banking. The Group possesses a unique shareholder structure, as it is 65% owned by the Oddo family and 25% by its employees. This partnership approach guarantees long-term employee commitment. In 2021, ODDO BHF generated net banking income of 780 million euros, and as of 31 December 2021 it had more than 1 billion euros in consolidated shareholders’ equity.
- 1849Camille GAUTIER, broker in Marseille
- 1978Creation of Oddo Asset Management
- 1987Philippe ODDO managing partner
- 2011-2014Opening of international offices: Milan, Frankfurt, Singapore, Geneva
- 2015-2016Creation of a Franco German dynamic
Acquisition of Seydler Bank,Meriten Investment Manag?ement and BHF Bank
- 2017The Group becomes ODDO BHF
Rise of a unique Franco-German asset management brand ODDO BHF Asset Management
- 2018ODDO BHF Private Equity
ODDO BHF Group acquires ACG Capital renamed ODDO BHF Private Equity to develop an expertise in non-listed assets.
- 2020Strategic partnerships:
ODDO BHF signed a strategic partnership for Equity Brokerage with ABN AMRO in the Netherlands and BBVA in Spain.
Consolidation in Switzerland:
ODDO BHF completed the acquisition of the oldest bank in French-speaking Switzerland, Landolt & Cie, which is based in Lausanne and Geneva.
- 2021ODDO BHF signed a strategic partnership for equity brokerage with Commerzbank in Germany.
Acquisition of METROPOLE Gestion, a specialist in value management.
The Group possesses a unique shareholder structure, with its shares held 65% by the Oddo family and 25% by its employees. This partnership concept is a guarantee of the employees' long-term commitment.