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Deutsche Bank CEO wants more time to assess Commerzbank merger - Die Welt

Deutsche Bank CEO wants more time to assess Commerzbank merger - Die Welt
FILE PHOTO: Christian Sewing, CEO of Deutsche Bank AG, addresses the media during the bank's annual news conference in Frankfurt, Germany, February 1, 2019. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo   -   Copyright  Kai Pfaffenbach(Reuters)
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Christian Sewing has told his counterpart at Commerzbank that he wants more time to ponder a merger, a German newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Die Welt, citing no sources, reported that Sewing delivered the message in a meeting with Commerzbank CEO Martin Zielke on Tuesday.

The banks declined to comment.

(Reporting by Tom Sims and Hans Seidenstuecker; Editing by Ludwig Burger)

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