Deutsche Börse wants to catch up with the competition through acquisitions

Joachim Faber The head of the supervisory board of Deutsche Börse, who has been in office since May 2012, is leaving his post. Successor is the long-time IBM manager Martin Jetter. (Photo: Reuters) Frankfurt Deutsche Börse wants to close the gap to international competition through further acquisitions. Outgoing supervisory board chairman Joachim Faber warned at […]

Acquisitions play an important role in the new strategy

Head office of the German stock exchange in Eschborn CEO Theodor Weimer sees the stock market doomed to growth. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt With its new strategy, Deutsche Börse is increasingly relying on takeovers. “Acquisitions will play an important role in this,” said CEO Theodor Weimer in his speech to the Annual General Meeting next Tuesday, […]

The Government of Pedro Snchez makes a payment of 5.6 million in Switzerland for material against Covid-19

Updated Thursday,     7     may     2020     –22:48 Thegovernmenthas made payments amounting to 5.6 million euros inSwitzerlandfor the purchase of material for the detection and treatment of coronavirus from a company that has a base inSpain. Specifically for the acquisition of a million swabs, swabs for taking samples that are subsequently analyzed in the so-calledPCR testcarried out […]

State intervenes in mergers and acquisitions market

Frankfurt The corona crisis is turning the world of investment bankers upside down. In the past twelve years, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have experienced a boom that has led to ever new records. But with the pandemic, the global market collapsed. Companies are holding back. At the same time, a new player takes the stage […]

Analysts go bargain hunting in the crisis

Gas station of the French oil company Total Analysts like the company’s comparatively low debt (Photo: Reuters) Frankfurt Analysts and investors with strong nerves are already looking for entry opportunities on the stock markets. Even if, according to many strategists, the prices are likely to drop even further in the short term, there are already […]

Health vet the sale of masks to the autonomous on March 2

Updated Wednesday,     8     April     2020     –22:40 The Government prevented mask manufacturing and distribution companies from selling their products to the autonomous communities, hospitals and pharmacies. The past happenedMarch 2, at a meeting organized by theSpanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products, according to the documentation of the Ministry of Health and the companies that EL […]

Government wants to tap more takeovers on security issues

Berlin The federal government is tightening controls on foreign investments in order to make it more difficult for strategically important areas to take over German companies. The Federal Cabinet initiated an amendment to the Foreign Trade Law on Wednesday. Investments from non-EU countries should be examined more comprehensively and with foresight. Economics Minister Peter Altmaier […]

Mergers in the downturn are paying off – also for investors

Easter eggs from Cadbury Kraft’s takeover of the British snack food manufacturer during the financial crisis paid off. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt After the initial shock of shock, the experts in the financial sector are again considering which companies could emerge stronger from the corona crisis through acquisitions. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) management consultancy responds […]

Strongest slump in seven years

Mannheim utility MVV The group was taken over in early April. The deal came too late for the first quarter. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt They still exist: takeovers that are being implemented despite the Corona crisis. The most recent example comes from Germany, where the infrastructure investor First State acquired the Mannheim regional supplier MVV Energie […]

HP rejects Xerox’s high acquisition offer

HP Inc. HPQ -1.20% rejected photocopy XRX -4.27% The offer of $ 35 billion of Holdings Corp. to take over the manufacturer of printers, printer supplies and personal computers, again considers that the offer is too low. On Thursday, HP said a combination would disproportionately benefit Xerox shareholders and that Xerox does not have operational […]