Wieden & Kennedy triumphs in $35m German bank merger

- Wieden & Kennedy, Amsterdam, has emerged as the main winner in the battle for the advertising account of the merged German regional banks, Hypo Bank and Bayerische Vereinsbank.

- Wieden & Kennedy, Amsterdam, has emerged as the main winner in the battle for the advertising account of the merged German regional banks, Hypo Bank and Bayerische Vereinsbank.

The competitive five-way pitch saw Wieden & Kennedy go up against Hypo Bank incumbent TBWA, Lowe & Partners, Michael Conrad & Leo Burnett and Ammitari Puris Lintas in Hamburg.

The account is understood to be worth around $35 million with the bulk being claimed by Wieden & Kennedy. It has been tasked with developing the corporate umbrella campaign for the new HypoVereinsbank.

Baader Lang Behnken, which was the incumbent on Beyerische's account, will handle the product and literature advertising.







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