Deutsche Bank AG took part in European Banking Authority’s EU-wide Transparency Exercise 2013

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 17-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank (XETRA: DBKGn.DE / NYSE: DB) notes the announcements made today by the European Banking Authority (EBA), the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) and Deutsche Bundesbank regarding the information of the EU-wide Transparency Exercise 2013 and fulfilment of the EBA Board of Supervisors decision.

As one of 64 European banks, Deutsche Bank delivered the requested set of data per 31 December 2012 and 30 June 2013 to Bundesbank/BaFin. The data set can be found on the EBA website ( as well as under the following link:

Background 2013 EU-wide Transparency Exercise

In May 2013 the EBA adjusted the timeline of the next EU-wide stress test so to conduct the exercise in 2014 once the asset quality reviews are completed. However, to ensure transparency and comparability over the years, the EBA’s Board of Supervisors (BoS) decided to provide, in the second half of 2013, appropriate disclosure on the actual exposures of the EU banking sector. In its October meeting the BoS agreed on the form and scope of the transparency exercise to be conducted in November/December 2013 to assure a sufficient and appropriate level of information for market participants. The sample of the exercise includes 64 banks and for each of them the following set of information was collected for disclosure:

I. Capital
II. Credit Risk
III. Securitisation Summary
IV. Market Risk
V. Exposures to sovereigns
VI. Risk-weighted Assets (RWA)


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Deutsche Bank AG

Press & Media Relations
Christian Streckert
Tel: +49 69-910 38079

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