German economy is dynamic and diversified
Allianz, Europe’s leading insurer and principal shareholder of Euler Hermes, has announced the acquisition of the remaining 11.34% of shares in the French credit insurance company.
Siemens is set to list its medical solutions unit, Siemens Healthineers, on the Deutsche Börse in Frankfurt. The listing is expected to be Germany’s biggest since Deutsche Telekom’s $13 billion IPO in 1996.
Hassan Safer-Tebbi, Managing Director & CEO, Siemens Healthcare France, shares his perspective on innovation in healthcare industry.
After a turbulent summer which saw Nestlé shaken up by American activist investors Third Point, more European companies are now attracting interest, with Swiss chemicals company Clariant and German conglomerate ThyssenKrupp the latest to be targeted.
Twenty-seventeen was a banner year for German startups. Both the volume and the number of transactions rose to record levels: investment increased by 88% from €2.3 to €4.3 billion, and the number of funding rounds also increased, by 5%, according to...