Mercedes-Benz Bank AG, headquartered in Stuttgart, is one of the leading automotive banks in Germany. It is a subsidiary of Daimler Financial Services, the worldwide financial services provider of the Daimler Group. With around 1,500 employees, Mercedes-Benz Bank provides financial mobility and security for more than one million customers. Mercedes-Benz Bank supports the sales of Daimler vehicles with a broad services palette, which includes financing, leasing, rentals, insurance and fleet management services. In the direct banking business, it offers call money, fixed-interest accounts, savings plans and credit cards. At the end of 2013, the parent company Daimler Financial Services serviced a worldwide contract volume of € 83.5 billion in 40 markets. Of this total, € 18.2 billion was allocable to Mercedes-Benz Bank.