May 22, 2013

Deutsche Bank successfully issues USD1.5 billion of Tier 2 capital

Deutsche Bank (XETRA: DBKGn.DE / NYSE: DB) announced today that it successfully issued USD1.5 bn of subordinated Tier 2 notes yesterday. The transaction was priced at a spread of 237.5 bps over the 10 year US Treasury.

Strong investor interest allowed the Bank to increase the volume from USD1 bn to USD1.5 bn and to achieve an attractive price. This transaction is the first-ever benchmark callable Tier 2 issue from a bank in the US market.

With the transaction, Deutsche Bank has already placed more than half of its planned issuance of subordinated debt of EUR2 bn, which was announced together with its EUR 2.96 bn equity capital increase on April 30.

Transaction details:
Issuer:  Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft
Notional:  USD 1,500,000,000
Instrument:  Subordinated Tier 2 Notes
Ratings:  Baa3/BBB+/A- (S/Neg Watch/S)
Ranking:  Subordinated
Maturity:  15NC10 (May 24, 2028, callable May 24, 2023)
Interest Rate: 4.296%, Non deferrable, payable semi-annually 
Call Rights:  One time call in 2023, Coupon resets to 5 year mid-swap plus 224.75 bps on call date
Documentation: SEC registered
Listing:  New York Stock Exchange

For further information, please contact:

Deutsche Bank AG

Press and Media Relations
Christian Streckert
+49 69 910-38079

Investor Relations
+49 69 910 35395 (Frankfurt)
+1 212 250 1540 (New York)


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