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HSH Nordbank crosses final 't' in sale

The privatization of HSH Nordbank is now finally complete with equity transferred to its new owners. The bank now has until 2021 to reach important targets and change its name.

EU approves privatization of HSH Nordbank

EU Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager has approved the privatization of German shipping bank HSH Nordbank. German authorities have found a sustainable solution for the bank, she says.

HSH Nordbank has calmed its shipping loans

Former major loss-making shipping loans are no longer a burden to HSH Nordbank. However, the bank is facing other challenges on its way towards privatization and exits the first half of 2018 with a deficit.

HSH Nordbank ready to let go of heavy German shipping legacy

Germany's HSH Nordbank has sold non-performing shipping loans for billions of euros as part of the impending privatization of the bank. In an interview, chief risk officer Ulrik Lackschewitz talks to ShippingWatch about the banks future in shipping.

HSH Nordbank CEO: New owners mark a new era

HSH Nordbank's new owners were announced Wednesday this week. The bank's CEO, Stefan Ermisch, describes the privatization as the beginning of a new era. "This will open up new possibilities for us to compete in the market without the current EU restrictions."

Media: HSH Nordbank close to deal with new owners

German shipping bank HSH Nordbank has allegedly sealed a deal with two US-based equity funds, report German media. According to Wall Street Journal, the funds will buy the bank at a much higher price than originally assumed.

HSH Nordbank nearing a sale

CEO of HSH Nordbank, Stefan Ermisch, tells German media that the bank is close to a solution and that an equity fund would be the right buyer.

HSH Nordbank worried about Chinese-financed newbuild boom

Chinese leasing companies contribute to financing vessels which are not really needed, says HSH Nordbank's Global Head of Shipping, Christian Nieswandt, to ShippingWatch. Danske Bank and Danish Ship Finance have also noted a "different competition scenario."

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