Deutsche Bank Appointed as Successor Depositary Bank for the NYSE-Listed American Depositary Receipt Program of Unilever PLC and

  Deutsche Bank Appointed as Successor Depositary Bank for the NYSE-Listed   American Depositary Receipt Program of Unilever PLC and New York Transfer   Agent for Unilever N.V.’s New York Registry Shares  Business Wire  NEW YORK & LONDON & AMSTERDAM -- July 1, 2014  Deutsche Bank today announced its appointment as successor depositary bank for the NYSE-listed American Depositary Receipt program of Unilever PLC (NYSE: UL) and New York transfer agent for Unilever N.V.’s New York Registry Shares (NYSE: UN).  Unilever is one of the world’s leading consumer goods companies with products sold in over 190 countries. The Company supplies consumer goods in the refreshments, foods, home and personal product categories. More than 2 billion consumers worldwide use a Unilever product on any given day. Unilever supplies its consumers with products for nutrition, hygiene and personal care and is active in emerging markets in Asia, Africa, Central & Eastern Europe and Latin America. Its portfolio includes brands such as Lipton, Knorr, Hellmann's and Omo. Unilever has more than 400 brands, 14 of which generate sales in excess of EUR 1 billion a year with an annual turnover of EUR 49.8 billion in 2013.*  *Source: Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V. (July 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 is the subject of this notice is not available to retail clients as defined by the UK Financial Conduct Authority. This notice has been approved and/or communicated by Deutsche Bank AG New York. The services described in this notice are provided by Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas (Deutsche Bank) or by its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in accordance with appropriate local registration and regulation. Deutsche Bank is providing the attached notice strictly for information purposes and makes no claims or statement, nor does it warrant or in any way represent, as to the accuracy or completeness of the details contained herein or therein. This announcement appears as a matter of record only. Neither this announcement nor the information contained herein constitutes an offer or solicitation by Deutsche Bank or any other issuer or entity for the purchase or sale of any securities nor does it constitute a solicitation to any person in any jurisdiction where solicitation would be unlawful. No part of this notice may be copied or reproduced in any way without the prior written consent of Deutsche Bank. Past results are not an indication of future performance. Copyright© July 2014 Deutsche Bank AG. All rights reserved.  Contact:  Deutsche Bank AG Press & Media Relations Ari Cohen Phone: +1 212 250 2438 E-Mail: ari.cohen@db.com or Gael Gunubu Phone +44 (207) 545 1374 E-Mail: gael.gunubu@db.com  
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