Commerzbank CEO says priority on bank buy in Germany

Frankfurt, Nov 18 | Updated: Nov 19 2005, 06:26am hrs
Commerzbank's "top priority" is to examine further acquisitions in Germany and it expects to buy a bank in Eastern Europe within three years, its chief executive said on Friday.

"It would be our clear target to buy a strong retail bank," Klaus-Peter Mueller said regarding acquisitions in eastern Europe. He was speaking at the sidelines of a banking conference.