Bankers play the long game while scotching Commerzbank talk

FIG bankers say that Germany’s Commerzbank is unlikely to remain a standalone entity forever. But a tie-up for the bank is firmly in the realm of fantasy M&A for now, writes David Rothnie.

  • By David Rothnie
  • 11 Oct 2017
FIG bankers attending the IMF and World Bank meetings in Washington this week were not losing sleep over the fear of missing out on Europe’s next big banking merger. Reports that Commerzbank is being pursued by a host of potential suitors, including BNP ...

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