PRESS RELEASES 2008
“Taking responsibility together“ is the title of DZ BANK’s first Sustainability Report. In its anniversary year, DZ BANK reports in detail on its corporate responsibility activities for the first time.
Every second investor is expecting higher prices / Evaluation of further development of share prices is as good as it has been this year / Nevertheless investors prefer secure cash deposits
The Unico Banking Group – representing eight banks with a joint market share of 21% percent in the European retail banking market – takes initiative to reinstate the European interbank funding market.
The management boards of DZ BANK and WGZ BANK have signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The supervisory boards of the two banks discussed the MoU at their respective meetings today.
The DZ BANK Group expects its profit before tax for the full 2008 financial year to exceed previous year’s level provided conditions in the financial markets do not deteriorate further.
DZ BANKs commitment to art focuses on innovative currents, and the structure of the collection, which has been building on for over 15 years now, follows trends that are trailblazing in art.
DZ BANK AG’s Supervisory Board elected the previous Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Rolf Hildner, as its new Chairman. Hildner replaces Christopher Pleister, who resigned on 15 July 2008.
DZ BANK and WGZ BANK have agreed to resume talks on a merger between the two cooperative central banks as well as on strategic and structural developments with regard to the local cooperative banks.
Higher security awareness as a consequence of the financial crisis / Security and confidence are the most important factors when investing money / Demand for certificates exemplifies growing need for security
More than three quarters of those surveyed called for a reduction in petroleum tax / Investors no longer see commodity investments as niche products
The four German world-class show jumpers Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum, Ludger Beerbaum, Marco Kutscher and Markus Beerbaum have formed the Team DZ BANK as of today.
German investors tend to pay more attention to the safety and return of the investment product - and to whether it is simple and easy to understand.
DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank is the fruit of a long and intense concentration process among Germany’s cooperative central institutions. The bank’s roots go back to 1883.
The Städel Museum is receiving more than two hundred high-quality works from the renowned DZ BANK collection of contemporary photography, which is one of the largest of its kind in the world.
From the beginning, the Art Collection followed the concept of exploring the medium of photography in contemporary art as being of equal status to other art forms and to document that importance.
Link to Download the speech of Wolfgang Kirsch, Chief Executive Officer of DZ BANK AG, at the Results Press Conference in Frankfurt am Main, 28th February 2008
Link to Download a detailed presentation about the Financial Press Conference of the DZ BANK Group in Frankfurt am Main, 28th February 2008
Profit before tax of a good EUR 1 billion / The Group performs well in a challenging competitive environment / The strengths of the cooperative financial services network pay off
DZ BANK strengthens small and medium-sized enterprises in Germany with development funds in the amount of EUR 150m from the European Investment Bank.