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Dr. Wolf Schumacher - Aareal

Aareal Bank AG

The Wiesbaden-based Aareal Bank’s press conferences are always well-managed; they have the added advantage that veteran CEO Dr. Wolf Schumacher invariably recaps the more extended analysis of the minutiae of the company’s annual performance and... Read more

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Aareal Bank

Aareal Bank AG

The Wiesbaden-based property financing bank Aareal Bank last week repaid the final remaining €300m of the silent participation provided by Germany’s bank bailout fund SoFFin, nearly six months ahead of its contractual repayment date of March 31st... Read more

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Deal

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US private equity investor Lone Star has sold its second German real estate financing bank, Düsseldorfer Hypothekenbank (DüssHyp) to a consortium for an undisclosed price. The deal follows on the heels of its sale of Corealcredit Bank in Frankfurt... Read more

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Dr. Wolf Schumacher - Aareal

Aareal Bank AG

The Wiesbaden based property financier Aareal Bank is resuming its dividend payment to shareholders after a five-year hiatus, during which it was first prevented by the bailout bank SoFFin from paying dividends due to its ‘silent participation’... Read more

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Depfa Bank

FMS Wertmanagement / REFIRE

After nearly five years of looking for a suitable buyer for Depfa Bank, the Dublin-based public-sector financing subsidiary of bailed-out lender Hypo Real Estate (HRE), Germany’s bank bailout fund Soffin took the decision to wind down Depfa rather... Read more

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For the first time since its establishment in 2008 as a rescue fund for Germany’s banks dragged down by the collapse of the subprime debt market, the bailout fund SoFFin booked a profit in 2012, after writing back €1.39bn on loss provisions for... Read more

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