Solon Insolvency Costs Germany, States EU146 Million, FTD Says

The German federal government and the states of Berlin and Mecklenberg-Vorpommern will lose around 146 million euros ($189.5 million) owing to the insolvency of Solon SE, Financial Times Deutschland reported without citing anyone.

The newspaper said investors had been ready to provide 40 million euros in new capital if creditors including Deutsche Bank AG and Commerzbank AG had been willing to forgo a portion of their loans to the company.

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