Sector expertise

With Commerzbank, your company can count on expert advice, products and services that can be precisely tailored to your business. As the chosen corporate banking partner of companies across key industry sectors, we look to support our clients with in-depth knowledge of their business and the commercial and regulatory environments in which they operate. Using our sector-focused approach, we provide insight into business models, supply chain dynamics, domestic and international markets, and each industry’s emergent trends and challenges.

By supporting you with experienced sector specialists, we are ready to provide advice and solutions across your entire supply chain. To meet your transactional and financing needs we can also draw on the full capabilities of Commerzbank – from funding and capital markets access, to asset and liability management, transaction banking and cash management. We can also advise you on all types of M&A transactions as you seek to take your business to its next stage of development or growth.

Learn more about your sector’s megatrends

Automotive & Transport

E-mobility and lightweight construction; Connected and autonomous driving; Shared mobility; Internationalisation and modularisation.

Globalisation and division of labour; Urbanisation and changed consumer behaviour; Outsourcing as a driver of contract logistics; Digitalisation.


Machinery & Engineering
Digitalisation/Industry 4.0; Area of tension of standardisation and “lot size 1”; Customisation; Expansion of service business and new business models.

Metals & Materials
Population growth and urbanisation; Increasing impact of environmental and energy policy regulation; Developing new material applications; Industry 4.0 and electrification.

Infrastructure & Energy

Decarbonisation; Renewables expansion; Decentralised generation; Demand & supply aggregation; Prosumer; Digitalisation; Energy efficiency; Smart metering; Sector coupling.

Real Estate
Undersupply of residential real estate; Shortage of office space; Large corporates vs. local and private businesses; Energetic renovation.

Urbanisation; Public-private partnerships; Digitalisation; E-Mobility.

Healthcare & Chemicals

Generics and biosimilars; Personalised medicine; Digital health; Increasing level of competition; Offering of customer-specific, innovative products; Rising consolidation and outsourcing.

Technology, Media & Telecom

Digital Transformation; Internet of Things (IoT); Big data; Artificial intelligence (AI); Augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR); Conversion; 5G; Cloud computing; SaaS.

Consumer & Retail

Changing consumption needs; Digitalisation, Delivery services; Declining customer frequency.

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Sector publications

Our German publications provide you with further information on the key industries.