March 17, 2019

Deutsche Bank is reviewing strategic options and confirms discussions with Commerzbank

Frankfurt am Main, March 17, 2019 (13:04 CET) – In light of arising opportunities, the management board of Deutsche Bank (XETRA: DBKGn.DE / NYSE: DB) has decided to review strategic options.

In doing so, the management board of Deutsche Bank is focused on improving the growth profile and profitability of the bank.

There is no certainty that any transaction will occur.

In this context we confirm that we are engaging in discussions with Commerzbank.


Contact:
Christian Streckert
Media Spokesman
Phone: +49 69 910 38079
Email: christian.streckert@db.com


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Deutsche Bank AG
Taunusanlage 12
60325 Frankfurt am Main
Germany
ISIN: DE0005140008
WKN: 514000


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