Chronicle

1872: Deutsche Bank is represented in New York with a limited partner's holding of $ 500,000 in Knoblauch & Lichtenstein.

1883: Deutsche Bank acquires a substantial holding in Northern Pacific Railroad Company.

1893: After the collapse of Pacific Railroad Company Deutsche Bank sets up a reorganization committee. By 1896 the Northern Pacific has been restructured.

1914: The opening of a Deutsche Bank branch in New York fails.

1927: The Dillon, Read & Co. bank places a $ 25 million bond by Deutsche Bank on the American market.

1941: Breakdown of all bilateral business relations due to Germany's declaration of war.

1968: Deutsche Bank founds European-American Banking Corporation and European-American Bank & Trust Corporation together with other European banks.

1971: Together with Schweizerische Bankgesellschaft, Deutsche Bank sets up UBS-DB Corporation, New York.

1978: Deutsche Bank acquires the remaining 50% of the capital of UBS-DB corporation. The company is renamed in Atlantic Capital Corporation.

1979: On April 30 Deutsche Bank New York branch opens.

1982: Opening of branches in Los Angeles and Chicago.

1990: Deutsche Bank Government Securities becomes the only German bank to be awarded "primary dealer" status by the Federal Reserve Bank.

1992: Deutsche Bank's activities in the USA were consolidated under the umbrella of Deutsche Bank North America Holding.

1998: On November 30 Deutsche Bank announces the planned acquisition of Banker's Trust. It is the largest entry a German bank has ever made into the U.S. financial market.

1999: On June 4 the acquisition of Bankers Trust is completed.

2001: On October 3 - three weeks after the terror attacks on September 11 - trading in the Deutsche Bank share starts on the New York Stock Exchange.

2003: Deutsche Bank's US-headquarter moves to 60 Wall Street. The move is the result of an agreement between Deutsche Bank and the World Trade Center Job Creation and Retention program, which provides support for businesses relocating to Lower Manhattan.

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