Within the framework of a meeting on 01.06.1994, the Handball-Bundesliga association HBVM e.V. was founded by 12 club representatives. Task and function of the foundation was the promotion of handball, especially in the range of the Bundesliga as well as the representation of interests and the collaboration of the Bundesliga clubs towards the DHB.
The HBVM e.V. was restructured to the Handball-Bundesliga e.V. in the course of the basic treaty between DHB and the league association on 28.06.2003.
The Handball-Bundesliga GmbH was established on 21.07.2004 for the implementation of the operative business.