FRANKFURT Nov 19 German television maker Metz
has filed for insolvency, a spokesman for the company said on
Wednesday, adding that about 600 jobs would be affected.
Joachim Exner, who co-managed the insolvency of German peer
Loewe, has been appointed as insolvency
administrator, the spokesman said, adding that the company's
production and customer services would continue for the time
Peer Loewe sought protection from creditors in July 2013 and
filed for insolvency in October after a strategy to combat the
economic downturn by focusing on premium customers failed.
(Reporting by Alexander Huebner; Writing by Christoph Steitz,
editing by David Evans)