April 13, 2005

Deutsche Bank boosts emerging Europe and Middle East ECM Coverage

Deutsche Bank today announced the appointment of Reinout Koopmans and Christopher Laing as Directors jointly responsible for Equity Capital Markets (ECM) origination within emerging Europe and the Middle East.  Starting immediately, Koopmans and Laing, will be based in London and will report to Sam Dean and David Weaver, Co-heads of European ECM.

Laing, who has been with Deutsche Bank in ECM since 1995, transfers from Australia where he has been for 3 years, most recently as Head of Australian and New Zealand Equity Capital Markets.  Koopmans, who has been with the bank since 2001, has worked within European ECM for more than 3 years.

Koopmans and Laing will lead Deutsche Bank's primary efforts for origination within the emerging Europe and Middle Eastern markets. In addition, they will have full responsibility for coordination and delivery
of all equity, equity-linked and structured equity products to clients in this region and will work closely with wider Global Banking and Global Markets coverage teams.

Commenting on the appointment, David Weaver, Co-Head of European ECM said; "These appointments reaffirm our commitment to emerging Europe and the Middle East.  Both Christopher and Reinout are experienced ECM practitioners and their expertise will be instrumental in driving new business in these areas."

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Deutsche Bank

Joanna McCulloch               
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