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Company Overview of Deutsche Bahn Aktiengesellschaft

Company Overview

Deutsche Bahn Aktiengesellschaft provides mobility and logistics services worldwide. It operates in DB Bahn Long-Distance, DB Bahn Regional, DB Arriva, DB Schenker Rail, DB Schenker Logistics, DB Netze Track, DB Netze Stations, DB Netze Energy, and DB Services segments. The company offers national and cross-border long-distance rail and road transport services; bus, ferry, and rail passenger transport services; land transport, air, and ocean freight services; contract logistics and supply chain management services; rail freight transport services; and freight forwarding, transport, and other services in commodity and goods transport. It is also engaged in installing, maintaining, and operati...

Potsdamer Platz 2

Berlin,  10785

Germany

Founded in 1994

296,897 Employees

Key Executives for Deutsche Bahn Aktiengesellschaft

Chairman of Management Board
Age: 63
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 50
Chief Executive Officer of Db Schenker Rail Automotive Gmbh
Age: 49
Head of Infrastructure & Services and Member of Management Board
Age: 58
Head of Human Resources
Age: 64
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Deutsche Bahn Aktiengesellschaft Key Developments

Deutsche Bahn to Spend EUR 1 billion on Tunnel Modernization over Five Years

Deutsche Bahn will spend around EUR 1 billion (USD 1.1 billion) on tunnel reconstruction over the next five years. The railway company plans to modernize around 18 historic tunnels by 2019. Further 36 tunnels will be overhauled by 2024. The project will be financed by the EUR 28 billion modernization programme of the government. A total of EUR 8 billion will be spent on maintenance and repair works.

Germany Shelves Idea Of Deutsche Bahn Privatization

The German government has quietly scrapped plans to look into partly privatizing Deutsche Bahn Aktiengesellschaft. Under pressure from the Social Democrats (SPD), who has always been wary of selling off one of the country's biggest companies, the coalition changed the wording in a report on state assets that had previously described such a step as an "option" for the future. The revised report approved by the cabinet on Wednesday now reads: "The conditions for a partial privatization of the transport and logistics divisions (of Deutsche Bahn) are currently not right."

Deutsche Post And Telekom To Be Sold

The German government intends to sell stakes in Deutsche Post AG (XTRA:DPW) and Deutsche Telekom AG (DB:DTE). A finance ministry document seen by Reuters, which is due to be approved by Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet on November 12, 2014, has plans for the stake holding of the government in a range of companies. Sale of shares of Deutsche Bahn Aktiengesellschaft is also an option. Any sale now would depend on market conditions, the document said. Deutsche Telekom shares were up 1.88% at €12.5.

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Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
Merger/Acquisition
November 17, 2014
Deutsche Bahn Aktiengesellschaft, Raab-Karcher Area at Hanauer Landstrasse 150 in Frankfurt
Merger/Acquisition
August 28, 2014
Nordwest Handel AG, Logistics Center in Haspe District
Merger/Acquisition
July 4, 2014
Deutsche Bahn Aktiengesellschaft, 1,476 sqm Site in Stuttgart's Europaviertel Berlin
 

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