February 18, 2011

Deutsche Bank appointed as depositary bank for the sponsored level III American Depositary Receipt program of Zuoan Fashion Limited

Deutsche Bank today announced its appointment as depositary bank for the New York Stock Exchange-listed American Depositary Receipt (ADR) program of Zuoan Fashion Limited (“Zuoan”).

Zuoan is a leading design-driven fashion casual menswear company in China. Its products are designed in-house and sold under the Zuoan brand, which means "left bank" in Chinese, referring to the Left Bank district of Paris and embodying Zuoan’s design philosophy of "fashionable elegance." Zuoan offers a wide range of products, including men's casual apparel, footwear and lifestyle accessories.*

Akbar Poonawala, Head of Global Equity Services (GES) at Deutsche Bank said, “We welcome Zuoan to Deutsche Bank’s depositary receipts platform and look forward to working with the company on its initiatives to broaden its investor base.”

*Source: Zuoan Fashion Limited (February 2011)

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