Just a day after the bankruptcy filing of Wirecard AG, there are first interested parties who want to take over parts of the Munich-based payment processor. Including the F. A. are after information for private investors and Private Equity funds, but also of the competitor Worldline.
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The French payment service provider had already purchased at the beginning of this year in France its competitor Ingenico for nearly eight billion euros. The two French companies have risen by the merger of the largest providers in Europe.
Because of their own business, potential investors naturally have different interests. Value the business with European customers does not appear within the Wirecard group-if these come off more.
The balance sheet scandal has shaken the trust in Wirecard services a total of at least dramatically: Some customers, including the major credit card providers Visa and Mastercard to reconsider, however, your business relations with the people of Munich.
the insolvency administrator ordered
The Wirecard Bank, in turn, in the case of the thousands of private investors, recently held deposits in the amount of EUR 1.7 billion, is under special administration by the financial Supervisory authority Bafin. The authority wants to ensure that the Bank slides into the insolvency of the parent group.
The provisional liquidator of the Wirecard group, the lawyer Michael Jaffé has, meanwhile, been ordered to take care of currently the discount of the investment company, P&R, the non-existent Container rented and the thousands of investors cheated. Before Jaffé can negotiate with the Wirecard-interested, he must make an Overview of the exact volume of this insolvency.Date Of Update: 26 June 2020, 09:19