New York Correspondent, Handelsblatt
Once a rarity in Germany, activist investors are muscling their way into more boardrooms to uproot lazy management habits and boost shareholder value.
Sep 10, 2018 in
Volkswagen is demanding Dieselgate trials be delayed because of “inflammatory” comparisons drawn between controversial animal testing scandal and the Nazis’ use of gas chambers. The lawyer who drew the comparison isn’t backing down.
Feb 05, 2018 in
In President Donald Trump's era, the US car industry is more backward-looking than ever. His policies could sedate the companies, especially Fiat Chrysler, into indolence.
Jan 16, 2018 in
Germany could lose up to 1,600 jobs in General Electric’s cost-saving measures. But France won’t lose any. Angry union leaders are asking why German workers are paying for the US company’s French deal.
Dec 08, 2017 in
More partnerships, like the exemplary alliance between Microscoft and SAP, are needed to boost the economy, writes Handelsblatt's Thomas Jahn.
Nov 29, 2017 in
This week, US e-car giant Tesla unveiled its first electric semi-trailer truck. The distinctively styled rig is likely to strike fear into the hearts of big German truck makers such as VW and Daimler.
Nov 17, 2017 in
Sexual harassment is ruining the perpetrators’ careers in the United States – and it’s about time, writes Handelsblatt’s New York bureau chief.
Nov 14, 2017 in
Yet again, T-Mobile US and Sprint have failed to deliver a merger. It's a blow for Deutsche Telekom chief Timotheus Höttges, but the two companies may try again soon.
Nov 06, 2017 in
The Japanese owner of US cellular provider Sprint is reportedly getting cold feet about its merger with T-Mobile. Hanging up on the deal is bad for both Sprint and T-Mobile.
Nov 01, 2017 in
The Airbus agreement for Bombardier’s C Series jet is a clever move that sidelined an aggressive Boeing. Will the US planemaker respond?
Oct 18, 2017 in
The decision by cable giant Charter Communications to end talks with Sprint may force the fourth-ranked mobile company to resume merger negotiations with T-Mobile.
Jul 31, 2017 in
The Business Insider news website is leaving rivals such as the Wall Street Journal in its wake. But was it worth the $442 million that German publisher Axel Springer paid for it?
Jul 05, 2017 in
The fourth industrial revolution is in full swing as manufacturers embrace digital enhancements. Can GE make inroads in a market dominated by Siemens?
Jun 19, 2017 in
The US wants to impose more sanctions on Iran. European plane makers who import US-made parts fear this will endanger the multi-billion dollar deals they have done there.
May 29, 2017 in
U.S. ecommerce giant Amazon is spending billions to break into logistics, where Deutsche Post DHL is king. Is there really room for another player?
May 24, 2017 in