“The question of state aid does not arise”

Frankfurt Deutsche Bank is still at the very beginning of the corona crisis. The feared wave of bad loans has not yet reached the largest domestic money house. But CEO Christian Sewing makes it clear that the bank wants to get through the pandemic without state aid. “Thanks to our strategic realignment coupled with the […]

Investors refuse to buy back shares from Deutsche Bank

Annual General Meeting of Deutsche Bank 2019 There will not be that much closeness between CEO Christian Sewing (left) and Supervisory Board boss Paul Achleitner at this year’s online general meeting of Deutsche Bank. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt Lots of questions, little folklore – measured by the usual drama, the online general meeting of Deutsche Bank […]

Deka wants to discharge the board of directors and the supervisory board of Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing The fund company Union Investment already announced last week that it would vote to discharge the board of directors and the supervisory board. (Photo: Reuters) Frankfurt Deutsche Bank major shareholder Deka wants to stand behind the management board and supervisory board of Germany’s largest financial institution at the general meeting. […]

Crisis rings the cash register at Deutsche Börse

Frankfurt Apparently Theodor Weimer had a premonition. “If the markets are buzzing, then our sales will increase,” said the CEO at the beginning of February at the New Year’s reception at Deutsche Börse. “That differentiates us.” If you want to secure your equity investments, you have to join the Hessian company: “The Deutsche Börse share […]

Union Investment and DWS reject compensation system

German Stock Exchange DWS criticizes that both the short and long-term variable remuneration components are largely based on the growth of the group’s net income. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt Deutsche Börse must prepare for resistance at its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday. The fund companies DWS and Union Investment want to reject the new remuneration system. […]

Christian Sewing wants to make Deutsche Bank “stormproof”

Frankfurt Deutsche Bank is preparing for a tough course of the corona crisis. “In this phase of upheaval, we have to make our bank even more weatherproof – or let’s say stormproof”, in his previously published speech by CEO Christian Sewing for the Annual General Meeting on May 20. Nobody knows what the second and […]

Voting rights advisor against discharge from Achleitner

Paul Achleitner Voting rights advisor Glass Lewis advises against the discharge of the head of the supervisory board of Deutsche Bank. (Photo: AFP) Frankfurt Deutsche Bank supervisory board chairman Paul Achleitner has to reckon with shareholders’ resentment at the annual general meeting on May 20. Voting rights advisor Glass Lewis spoke out against Achleitner’s discharge, […]

Deutsche Bank: ISS shareholder adviser recommends discharge

Annual General Meeting of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt The bank’s shareholder meeting held virtually this year is likely to be considerably quieter than in previous years. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt The Annual General Meeting of Deutsche Bank should have fewer moments of tension for the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board this year than in the […]

ISS supports bank in dispute over remuneration system

Frankfurt Commerzbank receives support from the influential ISS voting adviser in the debate about its remuneration system. The Americans are advising investors to approve the slightly modified compensation system for board members at the upcoming Annual General Meeting in March 2020. This emerges from the ISS recommendation for the shareholders’ meeting on May 13, which […]

Voting rights advisers criticize Commerzbank’s remuneration system

Frankfurt Commerzbank is holding a virtual general meeting for the first time this year because of the corona crisis. But even without protests from small shareholders on site, there will be no shortage of critical topics at the event on May 13. Added to this is the criticism of Commerzbank’s remuneration system. The influential voting […]