Deutsche Bank Appointed as Depositary Bank for the Sponsored Level I
American Depositary Receipt Program of IOOF Holdings Limited
NEW YORK & HONG KONG & SYDNEY -- February 28, 2014
Deutsche Bank today announced its appointment as the depositary bank for the
non-capital raising sponsored Level I American Depositary Receipt (ADR)
program of IOOF Holdings Limited (IOOF).
IOOF (OTC US: IOOFY) is a leading provider of financial services, managing and
administering more than AUD 124 billion (as of December 31, 2013) and
servicing more than 650,000 customers throughout Australia. IOOF is
headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, and operates four divisions: Financial
Advice and Distribution, Platform Management and Administration, Investment
Management, and Trustee Services.*
Naomi Flutter, Head of Global Transaction Banking - Australia & New Zealand at
Deutsche Bank, said: “We are delighted to be acting as depositary bank on this
ADR transaction for IOOF Holdings Limited. This new appointment reaffirms
Deutsche Bank’s commitment to its clients in Australia. By leveraging our
customized value-added services, IOOF Holdings Limited will be able to enhance
its investor relations strategies and shareholder bases."
*Source: IOOF Holdings Limited (February 2014)
About Deutsche Bank Trust & Securities Services
Deutsche Bank’s Trust & Securities Services business, part of Global
Transaction Banking, is one of the leading providers of trustee, agent,
depositary, registrar, SPV management and related services for a wide range of
financial structures and transactions. It is a leading depositary for American
and Global Depositary Receipts, providing value-added services to companies
raising capital in international markets or listing on the New York, NASDAQ,
London, Luxembourg, Singapore or NASDAQ Dubai stock exchanges by means of
depositary receipts. It also offers both mutual and alternative fund
administration and provides securities custody, clearing and agency lending
services from a global network spanning more than 30 markets. Additional
details are available on www.adr.db.com or www.tss.db.com.
This announcement appears as a matter of record only. This announcement has
been approved and/or communicated by Deutsche Bank AG New York.
American Depositary Receipts have been registered pursuant to the US
Securities Act of 1933 (the "Act"). The investment or investment service which
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