Deutsche Bank News

Allianz Weighs Bid for Deutsche Bank’s Asset Management Business: Sources

Allianz and Amundi are considering rival deals to tie up their asset management units with Deutsche Bank’s DWS, sources close to the matter said on Wednesday. Their interest comes as Germany’s biggest bank considers a possible merger with Commerzbank, with …

Allianz Explores Deal with Deutsche Bank’s Asset Management Arm: Sources

Allianz SE is exploring the possibility of a combination of its asset management arm with Deutsche Bank AG’s DWS Group to create a national champion in active money management, according to people familiar with the matter. The Munich-based insurer is …

Update: Europe’s Dirty Money Could Total $1 Trillion, Says Anti-Corruption Investor Browder

Bill Browder, the investor who’s made a career of chasing money launderers, says the cases he’s brought against banks so far only represent a tiny fraction of the full amount in dirty money trying to get out of Russia and …

What’s Known About Massive Russia Money Laundering Scheme, ‘Troika Laundromat’

The so-called Troika Laundromat was a financial network set up by a Russian investment bank to help clients move money out of the country and hide it. The scheme exported about $4.8 billion over seven years, with the help of …

Danish Prosecutors Charge Danske with Alleged Money Laundering Violations

Denmark’s state prosecutor has filed preliminary charges against Danske Bank for alleged violations of the country’s anti-money laundering act in relation to its Estonian branch. The country’s biggest lender was placed under investigation in August over concerns that transactions worth …

UK Companies’ Role in Alleged Danske Money Laundering a ‘Disgrace’: Whistleblower

British company structures which hide the identity of those behind them were branded a disgrace by the whistleblower who brought to light an alleged 200 billion euro ($228 billion) money laundering scandal involving Danske Bank. “The role of the United …

Update: Danske Whistleblower Says U.S., European Banks Helped Launder Money

The whistleblower who revealed alleged money laundering involving Danske Bank said on Monday that a major European bank helped process up to $150 billion in suspicious payments, or nearly two-thirds of the transactions under scrutiny. Howard Wilkinson, who was head …

Deutsche Bank, BofA, JPM Drawn into Danske Money Laundering Probe: Sources

Deutsche Bank AG and Bank of America Corp. have been contacted by U.S. criminal investigators for information about transactions they handled for a small bank branch in Estonia that’s at the center of one of the biggest money-laundering investigations in …

Deutsche Bank Forms Bancassurance Partnership with Digital Broker Friendsurance

Deutsche Bank and digital insurance broker Friendsurance have formed a partnership designed to make it simpler and more transparent and convenient for clients to arrange for their insurance needs. To drive this, Deutsche Bank said it will integrate Friendsurance’s digital …

Deutsche Bank Sells Insurance Unit to Britain’s Phoenix Group

Deutsche Bank AG has sold its British insurance business Abbey Life to Phoenix Group Holdings as it sheds non-core assets and reduces its balance sheet in an effort to reassure anxious investors and meet regulators’ demands. Phoenix, Britain’s largest owner …