Deutsche Bank publishes Basel II Pillar 3 Report 2008
Deutsche Bank (XETRA: DBKGn.DE / NYSE: DB) today published its Basel II Pillar 3 Report 2008, as required for the first time for the financial year ending 31 December 2008. We expect to publish this report annually going forward. It includes information on the Group’s capital adequacy and risk and capital management, covering credit, market, operational and liquidity risk. In addition the report provides disclosure on securitization and equity exposure, as well as on interest rate risk in the banking book.
The document is now available on our website under the link http://www.deutsche-bank.de/ir/en/content/reports_2008.htm. Printed copies will be available from 20 May 2009.
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This release also contains forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts; they include statements about our beliefs and expectations and the assumptions underlying them. These statements are based on plans, estimates and projections as they are currently available to the management of Deutsche Bank. Forward-looking statements therefore speak only as of the date they are made, and we undertake no obligation to update publicly any of them in light of new information or future events.
By their very nature, forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. A number of important factors could therefore cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement. Such factors include the conditions in the financial markets in Germany, in Europe, in the United States and elsewhere from which we derive a substantial portion of our trading revenues, potential defaults of borrowers or trading counterparties, the implementation of our strategic initiatives, the reliability of our risk management policies, procedures and methods, and other risks referenced in our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Such factors are described in detail in our SEC Form 20-F of 24 March 2009 under the heading "Risk Factors." Copies of this document are readily available upon request or can be downloaded from www.deutsche-bank.com/ir .