September 26, 2005

Mark Hagan to join Deutsche Bank Real Estate Investment Banking Group

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. today announced that Mark Hagan will join the firm as a Director in Real Estate Investment Banking, which includes the real estate, gaming, lodging and leisure sectors. Hagan will be based in New York.

Hagan will join Deutsche Bank after seven years at Merrill Lynch & Co, where he was a Director in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group. Prior to that, he worked for the National Basketball Association (NBA) as Manager of Business Affairs for NBA Properties, Inc.

"Mark's impressive background includes a wide variety of M&A, equity, debt and advisory work for key clients throughout the real estate, gaming, lodging and leisure markets," said Devin Murphy, Global Head of Real Estate Investment Banking. "We believe he will complement our integrated approach to meeting our clients' strategic and financial needs around the world."

Hagan earned JD and MBA degrees from New York University and a BA degree from Duke University. He has served on the Executive Committee for the National Multi Housing Council Board of Directors and is a member of the Urban Land Institute and New York State Bar.

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Ted Meyer
Media Relations, Deutsche Bank

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