Update: 8 killed in explosion in Weapons Factory in SouthAfrica

September 3, 2018: “The company, which specializes in the development, design and manufacture of large- and medium-caliber ammunition, is 51 percent-owned by Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH of Germany and 49 percent by Denel SOC Ltd., South Africa’s state weapons company, according to its website. The Macassar site, one of five it operates in South Africa, has 600 employees… The South African unit was its most profitable business across its defense operations in the second quarter, with an operating margin of +9.2% (p.a.).” (src)

Arms business of German banks and funds

/ Rüstungsgeschäfte deutscher Banken und Fonds:

Terrence Hill was there – Bombing of Dresden 1945

he now campaigns against the arms business.

Institut Betrag (Euro) Profitierende Unternehmen
UniCredit Group/ Hypovereinsbank 4,463 Mrd. Airbus, MTU Aero Engines, Northrop Grumman, Rheinmetall, Rolls Royce und Thyssenkrupp (Uboote/Submarines)
Deutsche Bank 1,932 Mrd. Airbus, Boeing, MTU Aero Engines, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Rheinmetall, Rolls Royce und Thyssenkrupp (Uboote/Submarines)
Commerzbank 1,747 Mrd. Boeing, MTU Aero Engines, Rheinmetall, Rolls Royce und Thyssenkrupp (Uboote/Submarines)
Bayern LB 825 Mio. Boeing, MTU Aero Engines, Rheinmetall, Rolls Royce und Thyssenkrupp (Uboote/Submarines)
DWS (Investment-Tochter der Deutschen Bank) 3,5 Mrd. Daimler, Jenoptik, MTU Aero Engines, Siemens und Thyssenkrupp (Uboote/Submarines)
Deka Investment (Sparkassen-Fondsanbieter) 760 Mio. Airbus, BAE Systems, Boeing, MTU Aero Engines, Northrop Grumman, Rheinmetall und Thyssenkrupp (Uboote/Submarines)
Allianz 596 Mio. Airbus, BAE Systems, Boeing, MTU Aero Engines, Raytheon und Rheinmetall
Union Investment (Volksbanken-Fondsgesellschaft) 540 Mio. Airbus, Lockheed Martin, MTU Aero Engines, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon und Thyssenkrupp (Uboote/Submarines)

Quelle: https://www.tagesschau.de/wirtschaft/ruestungsgeschaefte-banken-101.html

 

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