Wirecard, the international leader in innovation for digital financial technology, and comdirect are working together to facilitate contactless payment via wearables.
comdirect bank AG today agreed to sell wholly-owned subsidiary ebase (European Bank for Financial Services GmbH) to the financial technology provider FNZ Group, which is based in London.
Societe Generale Group, through Boursorama, has agreed to sell the entire stake of Boursorama in Onvista AG, its German subsidiary, to comdirect bank AG.
Worldline, European market leader in payment and transactional services, will continue to manage comdirect’s credit card processing for a further seven years.
comdirect bank has achieved pre-tax profit of EUR 60.8 million in the first nine months of this year (previous year: EUR 70.8 million).
Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC), a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related services, announced today that its Managed Solutions group and comdirect bank AG have signed a contract to migrate the market data component of the bank's web site to a new hosted technology infrastructure.
Comdirect bank has closed financial year 2006 with pre-tax profit of EUR 85.6m - a rise of 62.2% on the previous year (EUR 52.8m).
France's Société Générale Securities Services (SGSS) has acquired UK online retail brokerage Squaregain from Boursorama.
Comdirect bank achieved pre-tax profit of EUR 46.9m in the first six months of 2006, almost double the previous year's figure of EUR 24.5m. Pre-tax profit for the second quarter stands at EUR 21.7m.
comdirect bank (www.comdirect.de) closed 2005 with pre-tax profit of EUR 52.8m (previous year: EUR 51.1m). "We have invested considerably in growth and still outperformed the record result of the previous year," said Andre Carls, CEO of comdirect bank. The shareholders will benefit from this success and the bank will propose to the annual general meeting that the distributable profit again be paid out in full. This corresponds to a dividend of 24 cents per share.
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