Commerzbank Corporates & Markets (C&M) is the integrated Corporate and Investment Banking division of Commerzbank AG, providing corporate and institutional clients with a comprehensive range of commercial and investment banking products.


Commerzbank CEO won't extend contract


Martin Blessing, who led Commerzbank for seven years, won’t extend his contract when it expires in 2016, becoming the latest CEO to join an unprecedented wave of management changes at Europe’s banks.

Judge approves Commerzbank sanctions deal


Commerzbank and government lawyers gained federal court approval of a $1.45bn agreement to defer prosecuting the lender for violating U.S. laws, including sanctions on doing business with Iran and Sudan.


The Comedy Bank - No One's Laughing Any More

Commerzbank has had a torrid time of it in the last few years. A record annual loss in 2003, followed by the shake up of its investment banking unit a year later. The unit significantly shrunk its London presence, closed its prop trading desks, cut back in New York, and pulled out of Toyko. Some staff were even said to have been canned over a internal TV hook-up! Commerzbank became known as the 'comedy bank' to staff and outsiders alike. But very few are laughing now.

Prop Trader Gets Bad Bonus News

The UK Court of Appeal ruled Friday that Commerzbank was quite entitled to axe a trader and not compensate him for any bonus he would have made had he been an employee at year-end.