zeb advises on acquisition

zeb advises ABN AMRO on acquisition of Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe with focus on asset servicing


May 29, 2024 - zeb Consulting has advised ABN AMRO Bank N.V. (ABN AMRO) on its acquisition of Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe Privatbank AG (Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe) with focus on the partial acquisition of the asset servicing business, subject to regulatory approval.

Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe is one of the leading private banks in Germany with more than €11.7 billion in total assets and more than 1,500 employees in 18 locations. The acquisition will increase ABN AMRO's German private banking business, operated under the brand Bethmann Bank, to around €70 billion in Assets under Management, making it the third largest in Germany.

The zeb team was led by Christian Kieft (Amsterdam) as well as Jens Kuttig (Amsterdam) and included Martyna Schloesinger (Frankfurt) and Simon Mueller (Frankfurt).




zeb is a specialized consulting firm focusing on financial services in Europe. zeb offers the full range of consulting and transaction advisory services covering strategy & corporate development, risk, financial & balance sheet management, regulatory compliance, IT transformation & operational efficiency as well as tailored digital solutions.

zeb has 15 offices across 11 European countries including Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Luxembourg, Zurich, Vienna, Stockholm and Warsaw.

Several times already, our company has been classed and acknowledged as “best consultancy” for the financial sector in industry rankings.