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Christoph Steitz

Activist investor raises pressure on renewables firm Energiekontor

23 May 2020

FRANKFURT, May 23 Activist shareholder group ENKRAFT has stepped up a campaign at German renewables group Energiekontor, arguing a recent shareholder vote shows increasing frustration about perceived conflicts of interest at board level.

Salzgitter dämpft Hoffnungen auf Deutsche Stahl AG

20 May 2020

Düsseldorf/Frankfurt/Berlin Der niedersächsische Stahlkonzern Salzgitter hat auf Rufe nach der Gründung eines großen deutschen Branchenführers mit Thyssenkrupp zurückhaltend reagiert.

'Nothing off-limits': Thyssenkrupp could sell steel business in historic shift

19 May 2020

FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF Thyssenkrupp could sell most of its steelmaking division, its CEO said on Tuesday, marking a historic reversal in strategy for the German conglomerate which has built its 200-year-old legacy as an industrial champion on the business.

"Keine Tabus" - Thyssenkrupp zerlegt sich selbst

19 May 2020

Düsseldorf/Frankfurt Nach dem rasanten Niedergang der vergangenen Jahre zerlegt Thyssenkrupp-Chefin Martina Merz den Konzern in gute und schwache Geschäfte.

Ailing icon Thyssenkrupp seeks partners for steel, warship units

18 May 2020

FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF Thyssenkrupp on Monday said it was looking for partners for its steel and warship divisions, singling out just three lines of businesses that will stay within the struggling German industrial icon.

IG Metall - Mehrheit an Thyssen-Stahlsparte muss in Deutschland bleiben

18 May 2020

Düsseldorf/Frankfurt Die Gewerkschaft IG Metall ist grundsätzlich offen für Gespräche von Thyssenkrupp mit potenziellen Fusionspartnern im Stahlgeschäft.

Exclusive: Thyssenkrupp, Fincantieri in talks to form warship champion - source

13 May 2020

FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF/BERLIN Thyssenkrupp is exploring several strategic options for its warship unit, ranging from combining it with Italy's Fincantieri to creating a national champion with German peers, a person familiar with the matter said.

EXCLUSIVE-Thyssenkrupp, Fincantieri in talks to form warship champion-source

13 May 2020

FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF/BERLIN, May 13 (Reuters) - T hyssenkrupp is exploring several strategic options for its warship unit, ranging from combining it with Italy's Fincantieri to creating a national champion with German peers, a person familiar with the matter said.

Thyssenkrupp kommt nicht aus der Krise

12 May 2020

Düsseldorf Auch nach dem milliardenschweren Verkauf seiner Aufzugssparte kommt Thyssenkrupp nicht aus der Krise.

Thyssenkrupp faces deep quarterly loss due to coronavirus, shares tank

12 May 2020

FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF, Germany German conglomerate Thyssenkrupp warned on Tuesday that its operating loss could swell to 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in the April to June quarter due to the coronavirus crisis.

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