Sparkasse Kiel was a public-law savings bank based in Kiel. Before its merger into the Förde Sparkasse, it was the oldest savings bank in Schleswig-Holstein. Its business area was the city of Kiel.
In 1796 the Kieler Spar- und Leihkasse was founded by the Society of Voluntary Friends of the Poor. The head office was at the Kleiner Kiel. This was the predecessor organization of the Sparkasse Kiel.
Sparkasse Eckernförde, Sparkasse Kiel and Sparkasse Kreis Plön merged to form Förde Sparkasse with effect from 1 January 2007. Prior to its merger, Sparkasse Kiel ranked 83rd out of a total of 457 savings banks in the 2006 savings bank rankings with total assets of €3.21 billion, 758 employees and 28 branches. It was a member of the Savings Banks and Giro Association for Schleswig-Holstein.
- Lars Clausen: 200 years of the Sparkasse zu Kiel. In: Tönnies-Forum 1997 (VI), Issue 2, Pages 56-65
- Early documents and newspaper articles on the Sparkasse Kiel in the 20th century press folder of the ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics.
- 2006 Savings Bank Rankings at www.dsgv.de(Memento of September 28, 2007 in the Internet Archive) (PDF; 43 kB)