For some companies, the economic crisis of the coronavirus already seems a thing of the past. Otherwise, the German sportswear company Adidas would not have announced at the end of last February its willingness to pay dividends to its shareholders. The same happens with the car manufacturer Daimler, responsible for brands such as Mercedes-Benz or Smart, which is also willing to remunerate its shareholders. In both cases, the disbursement in the stock markets of these companies will be made after having received a multimillion dollar aid from the state, which has served, to a greater or lesser extent, for these two firms to withstand the threat of the pandemic.
A controversial and millionaire aid to Schalke 04, the slaughterhouse businessman’s German football club with 1,550 infected by coronavirus