While Hypo Real Estate agreed to sell Depfa as part of a restructuring plan under its own bailout during the financial crisis, the German government scrapped the sale in 2014, and transferred the business to a state-owned bad bank FMS Wertmanagement (FMS-WM). Photograph: Getty Images

German authorities are considering a second attempt at selling Depfa Bank, the Dublin-based lender which nearly collapsed in September 2008, according(...)

Former Hypo Real Estate chief executive Georg Funke, pictured in a Munich court in March 2017. The case was settled today. Photograph: Christof Stache / AFP

A decade after the multi-billion bailout of Hypo Real Estate (HRE) and its Dublin subsidiary Depfa, the court case against leading managers has collap(...)

 HRE bought Depfa in 2007, but had to be rescued by the German government a year later

Depfa Bank, the Dublin-based lender rescued by German authorities during the financial crisis, swung into a €48 million profit last year as the compan(...)

The International Financial Services Centre in Dublin. It is understood FMS-WM employees are set to move into Depfa’s building in the IFSC

German state-owned bad bank FMS Wertmanagement is shifting the administration of tens of billions of assets from London to Dublin as it closes its UK (...)

Depfa, which has 128 permanent employees in Dublin, saw assets rise to €39.1 billion during the first half of this year.

Depfa Bank, the Dublin-based lender rescued by German authorities during the financial crisis, saw its assets increase by 6 per cent in the first hal(...)

Depfa made a €49 million net loss last year, having turned in a €187 million loss in 2014. Illustration: Getty Images

A German state bad bank has accelerated the wind-up of Dublin-based lender Depfa Bank, after buying back €5.6 billion of its bonds from the market so(...)

Any transaction around EAA Covered Bond Bank would need the ultimate approval of the European Central Bank

US private equity firms JC Flowers and Apollo are among bidders circling a Dublin-based bank which is being sold under the wind-up of failed former G(...)

German banks  came to Dublin to avail of the IFSC 10 per cent corporation tax regime in the 1990s. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

DZ Bank Ireland, the Irish subsidiary of German bank DZ Bank, has become the latest former IFSC bank to hand back its banking licence and close its D(...)

Moody’s said Nama was likely to realise a profit for the State when it was finally wound down

Rating agency Moody’s has said it no longer considers the National Asset Management Agency’s debt as a liability for the Government, largely because o(...)

Depfa Bank in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin-based Depfa Bank plc has been taken over by Germany’s state-owned bad bank FMS Wertmanagement six years after it almost collapsed in the fin(...)

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