Death of a bank - Ice-cool Bank Austria chairman Gerhard Randa in January snatched away Creditanstalt from almost certain union with First Austrian and EA-Generali. The takeover, steeped in Austria's left-right politics, threatens Creditanstalt with extinction but may be Vienna's best shot at competing in euros. Was this fair play or foul?
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Euromoney. - London : Euromoney Publ, ISSN 0014-2433, ZDB-ID 1902325. - 1997, p. 44-50
Anderson, Tim, (1983)
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Shirreff, David, (2001)
German bank mergers: Dance of the cobra - Dramatic change in Germany's banking industry has long been predicted but very little has been achieved. Cobra's attempt to increase its stake in Commerzbank provoked the bank into frantic merger negotiations with Dresdner. But once again the deal failed. Where now for Germany's banks?
Shirreff, David, (2000)
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