US private equity groups Apollo and JC Flowers are among the parties to have signalled bid interest in Depfa

Dublin-based Depfa Bank, a former public sector lender, is understood to have secured bid interest from US private equity groups Apollo and JC Flowers(...)

Depfa’s s portfolio mainly consists of loans and bonds to German and other western European borrowers from the public sector.

Dublin-based Depfa Bank’s long-awaited second sale process since it nearly collapsed during the 2008 financial crisis was formally kicked off on Tuesd(...)

KBC Bank Ireland now ‘very unlikely’ to elect to make dividend payments this year, according to a company spokeswoman. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The European Central Bank’s (ECB) move last week to urge banks to hold off paying dividends, as Covid-19 rips through economies, has upset plans of ov(...)

S&P said that an attempt to sell Dublin-based Depfa Bank might not succeed. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin-based Depfa Bank’s weakness as a “structurally lossmaking” business has been highlighted by two debt-ratings firms as the German government pur(...)

Depfa Bank in Dublin. Figures contained in Depfa’s annual report suggest the bank was sitting on as much as €812 million of excess equity capital. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The German state’s bad bank tasked more than three years ago with winding down Dublin-based Depfa Bank has confirmed that a sale of the former public-(...)

Depfa had an average of 133 employees in Dublin last year out of a total of 146. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A German state-owned bad bank is eyeing the prospect of extracting special dividends from Dublin-based Depfa Bank as the failed lender’s annual report(...)

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(...)

 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(...)

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