Under Pressure

Death of a Banker

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Deutsche Bank entrance in New York City - the finance sector holds the record for most suicide cases.
  • Why it matters

    Why it matters

    Deutsche Bank faces extensive problems with mounting legal fees for the Libor scandal and fines for contravening U.S. sanctions. The second suicide of a senior employee this year is an indicator of the pressure the institution faces.

  • Facts


    • Charlie Gambino is the second senior Deutsche Bank employee to commit suicide this year, following William Broeksmit.
    • Deutsche Bank faces ongoing legal scandals and rising costs.
    • Deutsche Bank passed the stress test by the European Central Bank and raised capital in the second quarter.
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