March 4, 2009

Deutsche Bank hires Tom Cooper as Co-Chairman of Global M&A

Deutsche Bank today announced the appointment of Tom Cooper as co-chairman of Global Mergers and Acquisitions. Mr. Cooper will be based in London and joins from UBS where he was until recently the head of European M&A.

On joining in June, Mr. Cooper will bring 21 years of experience in M&A at UBS to the Bank's major corporate and government clients, particularly in Europe. At UBS he has advised companies such as British Airways, Halliburton, Carnival Corp, Temasek, Vinci and Exel. Mr. Cooper will report to the co-heads of Global M&A, Henrik Aslaksen and Brett Olsher.

Henrik Aslaksen, co-head of Global M&A, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Tom Cooper to Deutsche Bank. His extensive experience and strong client relationships will help to further develop our M&A franchise around the world and will be a huge asset to the team.”

Brett Olsher, co-head of Global M&A, said: “Tom is a welcome addition to our corporate finance team. Once again, this demonstrates our commitment to investing in growth as we remain focussed on serving our clients’ needs.”

For further information, please contact:

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

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