Coming Soon: Europe's First $1 Trillion Bank?

A union between Dresdner and HypoVereinsbank would create a global player

Get ready for Europe's first $1 trillion bank. If discussions between Bayerische Hypotheken-und Vereinsbank and Dresdner Bank, Germany's second- and third-largest lenders, come to fruition, that will be the result. Neither bank has acknowledged publicly that any serious negotiations are taking place, but many analysts in Frankfurt are talking as though it's a done deal.

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