European Bank Restructuring During the Global Financial Crisis
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Deutsche Bank announced the restructuring at the weekend , with chief executive Christian Sewing saying the group would exit its equities sales and trading business, shedding about 18, of its 91, employees in the process. Deutsche Bank chief executive, Christian Sewing, has announced a massive restructuring and a severe scaling back of the group's global ambitions. Credit: Bloomberg. In effect, 20 years after Deutsche acquired Bankers Trust in the US as part of an ambition to challenge the major Wall Street investment banks, Deutsche is surrendering the larger part of that ambition.
The decision to shut down its equities business, including its Australian business, follows the failed merger discussions with its fellow-German and also struggling banking group, Commerzbank earlier this year. The end of those negotiations, which would have produced massive cost reduction potential and perhaps blurred the condition of the individual banks, left Deutsche no option but to pursue a radical course independently. It plans to retain its global financing, advisory, fixed income and currencies businesses.
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It appears, however, that those businesses will be more closely aligned with its more conventional corporate banking activities. How Brexit affects the Frankfurt Motor Show. Michigan is first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes.
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Strategist: Market can't absorb trade war escalation. The assets will be sold over the coming years. It's a dramatic shift for the year-old bank, a pillar of European finance that has struggled to produce consistent profits despite undergoing a series of overhauls. Deutsche Bank DB said the job reductions would be made by , bringing its headcount down to roughly 74, employees.
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