“Commerzbank is vulnerable to takeovers after the crisis”

Frankfurt The Commerzbank share lost more than half of its value in the wake of the corona crisis. The institute on the stock exchange is currently worth just under four billion euros. From the point of view of the fund company Deka, the probability increases that Commerzbank will be swallowed by a competitor after the […]

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 […]

Why car manufacturers should forego distributions

Car production in Leipzig The automotive industry is asking politicians to buy new incentives to deal with the corona shock. But criticism in politics is growing. (Photo: dpa) Berlin The Federal Government wants to decide at the beginning of June at the latest whether and how it will help German car manufacturers in the face […]

Lagardère facing the sling of its shareholders

The suspense remains around the general meeting of Lagardère, scheduled for Tuesday, May 5, which is to take place behind closed doors. The future of his boss, Arnaud Lagardère, is at stake. At the head of the company since the disappearance in 2003 of his father, Jean-Luc, he faces the Amber Capital fund, which is […]

In large crises, companies need their shareholders

Throughout Germany, dividends are likely to decrease by a quarter this year compared to the previous year – and the trend is falling as long as there are no dates for many virtual general meetings and companies can still reduce the dividends that have already been announced. Such considerations are absolutely necessary in terms of […]

Airline Norwegian agrees with creditors on bailout plan

Norwegian The low-cost airline stock has slipped since the corona crisis. (Photo: Bloomberg) Oslo The low-cost airline Norwegian, threatened with bankruptcy, has received the green light from its creditors for a rescue plan. After days of negotiations, the fourth and last group of creditors also agreed to the debt restructuring plans, as the airline wrote […]

The “Woodstock for Capitalists” goes online

Warren Buffett There is a lot of hype among its shareholders about the Berkshire Hathaway CEO. (Photo: AP) new York Warren Buffett has done something that other CEOs only dream of. For years, the Berkshire Hathaway corporation’s general meeting has been more like a big party where Buffett is celebrated like a rock star. 42,000 […]

The corona crisis is an opportunity for German equity culture

Bull and bear Turbulent stock market times can be a good opportunity to get into stocks. (Photo: dpa) Frankfurt The number of shareholders in Germany has been at a low level for years. According to the German Stock Institute (DAI), it even fell again last year. Just 9.7 percent of Germans were recently invested in […]

Regulators argue about dividend payments

Frankfurt The normal case goes like this: At the Annual General Meeting, shareholders criticize the distribution policy of a stock corporation. The dividend is too low, in view of the high profits, more must be paid out urgently. Such discussions are rather rare at the two Munich insurers Allianz and Munich Re. Both have been […]

Third Point hedge fund calls for the breakdown of the Prudential of Great Britain

The Third Point hedge fund accumulated a stake of more than $ 2 billion in Prudential and asked the British insurer on Monday to divide into two companies. Third Point’s lawsuits, first reported by Reuters on Monday, could lead to a major shock in Prudential, just a few months after it expanded its European insurance […]