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Two German fiber groups for sale; buyer could combine them: sources

Aug 01 2019

FRANKFURT Two German fiber-optic networks operators are coming up for sale, presenting an opportunity for a potential buyer to create a sizeable player in a fragmented market where Deutsche Telekom dominates, sources close to the matter said.

German prosecutors charge ex-Audi boss Stadler over emissions cheating

Jul 31 2019

MUNICH German prosecutors said on Wednesday they had filed charges against former Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler, who is being investigated over his role in Volkswagen's emissions test cheating scandal. | Video

Investors shun Kretinsky's Metro offer: filing

Jul 31 2019

FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF Investors are so far shunning EP Global Commerce's takeover offer for German retailer Metro , which the company and some of its leading shareholders have rejected.

Bridgepoint tests appetite for $2.2 billion dialysis clinic firm Diaverum: sources

Jul 30 2019

FRANKFURT/LONDON European buyout firm Bridgepoint is exploring a sale or stock market listing of its dialysis clinic operator Diaverum as part of a long-anticipated exit plan that could fetch up to 2 billion euros ($2.23 billion), sources close to the matter told Reuters.

DWS taps into infrastructure boom with new $2.7 billion fund: sources

Jul 26 2019

LONDON/FRANKFURT Deutsche Bank's asset manager DWS is in talks to raise at least 2.5 billion euros ($2.78 billion) for a new infrastructure fund, three sources told Reuters, tapping into strong investor demand for the asset class.

Apollo halts Verallia sale plan to press ahead with IPO: sources

Jul 23 2019

FRANKFURT/LONDON/MADRID U.S. investment company Apollo has halted discussions over a sale of its French glass bottle maker Verallia because it believes that better returns could be achieved from a stock market listing, sources close to the matter told Reuters.

Transport app FlixMobility gets Germany's biggest tech funding round to drive growth

Jul 18 2019

FRANKFURT/MUNICH Transport app FlixMobility has raised around 500 million euros (£449.46 million) in Germany's biggest tech funding round to date to back investments in its expansion, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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