October 24, 2014

Deutsche Bank announces litigation costs of EUR 894 million in third quarter 2014

Deutsche Bank (XETRA: DBKGn.DE / NYSE: DB) today announced that it expects to publish litigation costs of EUR 894 million for the third quarter 2014. The litigation costs for the third quarter, which are for a number of items, are largely not tax-deductible.

Deutsche Bank plans to publish its unaudited third quarter 2014 financial results as scheduled on Wednesday, October 29, 2014.

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Deutsche Bank AG

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