November 4, 2008

Ari Makela joins Deutsche Bank as Managing Director for Nordic Coverage in Global Banking

Deutsche Bank announced today that Ari Makela will join the bank as Managing Director for Nordic Coverage in Global Banking. He will be based in London and report to Jan Olsson, Head of Nordic Corporate Finance and Chairman of the Nordic Management Committee.

Makela joins Deutsche Bank from Lehman Brothers, where he was Managing Director overseeing origination and execution of M&A, equity and corporate finance transactions in Nordic countries, with a focus on Finland. Prior to joining Lehman, he was Director at Alfred Berg / ABN AMRO in Helsinki, where he was responsible for Finnish and Nordic clients, focussing on metals & mining, pulp & paper, chemicals and engineering companies.

Jan Olsson, Head of Nordic Corporate Finance, commented: “Deutsche Bank is a leading international investment bank in the Nordic region, and Ari Makela is an important addition to our team as we further enhance our offering to Nordic clients. Corporate finance is a very important part of our business, and we continue to strengthen our position further in the region.”

For more information:

Libby Young (London)       
+44 20 7545 6941
Media Relations, Deutsche Bank

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