Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank are the largest banks in Germany. Seeing as size and strength are crucial in international banking, the two banks in talks now to join forces to become one large financial entity. The goal is to keep up with international competition. The German government also supports the move. DW News video above published Mar 18, 2019.
Stefan Mueller, CEO and founder of the German Institute for Asset Allocation, discusses the pitfalls of a Deutsche Bank-Commerzbank merger. CNBC International TV video above published Mar 18, 2019.
We are reviewing strategic options to improve the growth profile and profitability of the bank. There is no certainty that any transaction with Commerzbank will occur. https://t.co/Byc7RuwJXU pic.twitter.com/dBQ1hv95Jp— Deutsche Bank (@DeutscheBank) March 18, 2019
A marriage between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank won't immediately solve the industry’s structural inefficiencies, @elisamartinuzzi says https://t.co/JKZxokmeLU pic.twitter.com/lIFvwthSxA— Bloomberg Opinion (@bopinion) March 18, 2019
Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, two of Germany's biggest banks, have started talks about a merger. The timing is terrible https://t.co/qiD4lkU0Fv— The Economist (@TheEconomist) March 18, 2019
Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, Germany’s 2 largest lenders, said on Sunday that they had begun merger discussions https://t.co/IBHZ3lWSK0— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 18, 2019