Frank Drost is a Handelsblatt Editor in Berlin, covering financial supervision and regulations, banks and investing.
Zwei Pioniere der modernen Finanzdienstleistungen schließen sich zusammen. Die Fintechs gehen gemeinsam unter das Dach der Finleap-Gesellschaft.
A shortage in housing and a construction industry at capacity means higher prices and higher costs with little relief in sight as long-term trends show uneven development.
The coalition pledges to make debt collection more consumer-friendly, but so far the government hasn’t followed up.
A key lawsuit begins today as investors claim they were deceived over Dieselgate, giving rise to losses of €9 billion. The carmaker insists they were fairly informed.
Italy's Generali is selling millions of German life insurance policies to runoff specialist Viridium. The deal, the largest of its kind in Germany, raises concerns that policyholders will come up short.
Berlin-based blockchain startup Neufund wants to revolutionize the way companies raise money but it may fall afoul of German banking regulations.
The sale of the state-backed bank that foundered on shipping loans highlights once again the weakness of the sector in Germany.
The Dutch bank’s unit is targeting small and medium-sized companies with the purchase of the online credit platform Lendico.
Cerberus and J.C. Flowers are in negotiations to buy the troubled state-owned bank, whose sale is being demanded by the European Commission. But it isn't out of the woods yet.
Tapping Germany's masses for investment cash is catching on. But consumer watchdogs warn the risks should be better signposted.