In the morning, a takeover rumor about Wirecard went through the media. “FinanceFWD” has brought it up. According to this, Wirecard is said to have taken over the Berlin big data startup SO1. So far there has been no confirmation from Wirecard. However, “FinanceFWD” had found a corresponding entry in the commercial register.
At the request of our editorial team, a spokeswoman for the DAX Group has just confirmed the purchase of SO1 GmbH from Berlin. As the spokeswoman told us further, Wirecard will “comment in detail as soon as the integration is successfully completed and the cooperation starts.” There is still no information on the purchase price.
The spokeswoman also commented on Wirecard’s announcement on the company’s current situation last night: “Wirecard continues to be exposed to speculation about its business model. The statement on the situation of the company should provide clear answers from the company’s perspective. “
Wirecard shares gain 1.0 percent in the afternoon to EUR 95.37.