Michael Maisch is deputy editor of Handelsblatt's finance section in Frankfurt. He was a London correspondent from 2006 to 2013.
Everyone wants to make easy money managing other people’s investments, but as banks are learning in Germany, it’s harder than it looks.
The merger would complete the consolidation of Germany's banking sector and solidify the national flagship, but putting two weak banks together doesn’t make a strong one.
Pressure is mounting on the German flagship lender’s Americas chief, Tom Patrick, and head of regulation Sylvie Matherat.
Deutsche Bank is among 16 banks being sued for alleged forex manipulation that has already cost them billions of dollars in fines and settlements. They face claims totaling a single-digit billion sum, Handelsblatt has learned.
A battle for clients is prompting Germany’s corporate lenders to lapse into bad old habits, industry observers warn. Europe’s banking regulators are alarmed.
Revelations that Germany’s largest bank handled the bulk of illegal flows at a Danish bank send investors running for the exit, and set back Deutsche's recovery plans.
Most banks will survive the onslaught of internet companies, but not in their current form, writes Handelsblatt’s deputy finance editor.
Hudson Executive, an American hedge fund, has made a surprising investment in Deutsche Bank and is on board with CEO Christian Sewing’s new strategic plan.
At a strategy meeting over the weekend, executives at Germany’s largest bank mulled a takeover, a merger or a return to its roots. But Deutsche has a stack of homework to do, meaning there are no easy solutions in sight.
Anchor investor HNA has decided to part with its Deutsche Bank shares to help stem its liquidity problems. The sale could bring Germany’s biggest bank much-wanted stability.