May 25, 2005

Deutsche Bank accelerates its Large-Cap Investment Banking Effort

John Godsman to join as a Director, Jerry Coughlan appointed to new roleDeutsche Bank Securities Inc. today announced that John Godsman will join its Large-Cap investment banking team as part of the continued expansion of this important area. Godsman will join the Bank in New York as a Director specializing in the global aerospace and defense industry and also will cover other large cap companies. He will report to Robert Jeffe, Head of Deutsche Bank's Large-Cap Coverage Group and Chairman of the Corporate Advisory Group in the Americas, which encompasses the firm's investment banking coverage and M&A practice.

Godsman most recently was a Director in Credit Suisse First Boston's London office heading its European aerospace and defense coverage. Previously, Godsman was an officer in CSFB's New York M&A group, assisting a range of large-cap industrial and telecommunications clients on complex strategic transactions.

Additionally, Jerry Coughlan was appointed to a new role spanning the Large-Cap and Technology investment banking groups. In his new position Coughlan will coordinate the client service teams for some of the largest technology companies, reporting to Jeffe and Technology Group Co-Heads Tor Braham and Mike Murray. Coughlan has been a Managing Director in the Technology Group since 1998.

"Large-cap companies have multi-faceted financial and strategic needs," said Jeffe. "John and Jerry clearly have the breadth of skills and experience to understand the needs of these important clients and deliver to them all of Deutsche Bank's global capabilities."

Godsman earned an A.B. degree, magna cum laude, from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.


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