Deutsche Bank’s Global Markets Equity group announced it will donate all of today’s net agency equity trading commissions to the disaster relief efforts in Haiti. The funds raised will directly support immediate relief activities and long-term rebuilding efforts for the people of Haiti. In addition, Deutsche Bank is offering its US staff an expanded and expedited matching gifts program in recognition of the urgency and severity of the disaster.
“Rapid action is needed to enable the people of Haiti to emerge from this tragedy,” said Robert Karofsky, Deutsche Bank’s Co-Head of Global Markets Equity. “We encourage our clients to join our efforts today and help the victims of this disaster, as they have so many times before.”
“We have all been watching in sadness at the tragedy unfolding in Haiti and there has been an outpouring of sympathy from our staff, so we are pleased to support their efforts to assist the people of Haiti,” said Seth Waugh, CEO of Deutsche Bank Americas and a member of the Group Executive Committee.
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