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21 December 2022

Rentenbank plans EUR 11 billion funding volume in 2023

Frankfurt. Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank anticipates a funding volume of EUR 11 billion in 2023, to be raised on bond issues with terms of longer than two years.

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12 August 2022

Rentenbank: Strong increase in the volume of new special promotional loans granted in the first half of 2022

Frankfurt. Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank encountered considerably stronger demand for its special promotional loans in the first half of 2022, the volume of which rose by nearly one third to EUR 3.8 billion. The “Renewable Energy” promotional line experienced especially strong growth. The “Rural Development” and “Agribusiness and Food” promotional lines also posted considerable gains. Germany’s development agency for agribusiness and rural areas generated a lower operating profit in the first half of 2022. The capital ratios remained at high levels.

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26 April 2022

Rentenbank: Satisfactory promotional activity in 2021, followed by a strong first quarter 2022

- Especially strong increase in loan demand in the “Renewable Energy” and “Rural Development” promotional lines in the first three months of 2022

- More than half of the funding planned for 2022 was already raised at the end of March

- Capital ratios continue to be well above the regulatory requirements


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31 January 2022

Rentenbank in 2021: Strong growth in the Agriculture and Renewable Energy lines

Frankfurt. 2021 was another good year for the promotional lending business of Landwirtschaftliche Rentenbank. New lending in the Agriculture and Renewable Energy lines increased sharply. In the Agriculture line, the increase was especially driven by the Agriculture Investment Programme of the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL), whereas the increase in the Renewable Energy line was driven by strong demand for wind power financing. Due to the uncertainty surrounding long-term investments in the sector, there was a slight decrease in the overall volume of new, low-interest special promotional loans, which came to EUR 5.6 billion (2020: EUR 6.0 billion). Capital ratios improved slightly from an already high level.

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