Comdirect Bank AG (CDBG.DE)
* Strong start to the year: Comdirect generates EUR 27.4 million pre-tax profit in the first quarter of 2017
* Aim of merger is to simplify structure under corporate law as well as associated regulatory reporting system
* Comdirect group closed 2016 financial year with a pre-tax profit of 120.7 million euros ($129.14 million), which was a significant increase on high level achieved in previous year (90.6 mln euros)
PARIS France's Societe Generale said on Friday it has agreed to sell its German online broker Onvista AG to Commerzbank's online banking unit Comdirect bank AG, as part of its plan to focus on its core and profitable operations.
* Total income of 298.0 million euros ($329.80 million)in first nine months of year versus 282.9 million euros year ago