Commerzbank is Germany's second-largest bank with offices in more than 50 countries. It finances about 30 percent of German foreign trade and is the unchallenged leader in financing for small and mid-sized enterprises..
After receiving a state bailout of 18.2 billion euro ($19.7 billion) in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, the Frankfurt-based lender has shaken off government restrictions and is expanding again across Europe. It is still 15 percent owned by the government.
There is little or nothing to celebrate at Deutsche Bank’s annual shareholders’ meeting. The bank’s share price is trading at record lows while its US peers are raking in profits. Add to that – a failed merger with Commerzbank and ongoing litigation against Deutsche. Investor confidence is at an all-time low.
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