October 26, 2006

Deutsche Securities Inc. announces appointments to its Board of Directors

Deutsche Securities Inc. (DSI) today announced that an extraordinary shareholders meeting on 25 October appointed Mr. Henry Ritchotte and Mr. Kohei Yuki to the company’s Board of Directors, effective 25 October 2006. Both Mr. Ritchotte and Mr. Yuki continue in their respective positions at DSI as Executive Officer and Head of Global Markets, and as Executive Officer and Head of Global Banking.

For further information, please call:

Deutsche Securities Inc.
Aston Bridgman                     
(81 3) 5156 7709
Communications, Region Japan


About Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank is a leading global investment bank with a strong and profitable private clients franchise. A leader in Germany and Europe, the bank is continuously growing in North America, Asia and key emerging markets. With Euro 1,058 billion in assets and 65,435 employees in 73 countries, Deutsche Bank offers unparalleled financial services throughout the world. The bank competes to be the leading global provider of financial solutions for demanding clients creating exceptional value for its shareholders and people.

In Japan, Deutsche Bank Group is engaged primarily in investment banking for corporate and institutional clients, corporate banking and asset management. The Group employs about 1,065 people.