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Davos Elite Eyes M&A Across Europe’s Struggling Banking Industry

  • Commerzbank, ABN may find themselves on the block, bankers say
  • BNP Paribas seen as suitor after stronger decade than rivals
Visitors take in the city skyline view from the 15th floor pantry area inside the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters as skyscrapers tower over commercial and residential property in Frankfurt, Germany.
Visitors take in the city skyline view from the 15th floor pantry area inside the European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters as skyscrapers tower over commercial and residential property in Frankfurt, Germany.Photographer: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg

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The rationale for merging some of Europe’s biggest lenders is compelling.