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October 7, 2009

Deutsche Securities Inc. Further Strengthens its Equities Sales and Trading Capabilities through Series of Appointments

Deutsche Securities Inc. (DSI) today announced a number of appointments to its Global Markets platform, further strengthening its equity sales and trading capabilities. In equity sales, following the internal appointment of Thomas (Tom) Tynan, Managing Director, as Head of Cash Equity Distribution on August 13, 2009, DSI appointed Keiji Ikeda as a Managing Director and International Sales Trader on September 9, and in its Fundamental Equity Sales team appointed Thomas McDevitt on September 30 as a Director and will appoint Jason Block on October 27 as a Vice President. In equity trading, DSI appointed Christopher Peck as a Director and Head of Equity Trading and Yu Ishihara as a Vice President and Flow Derivatives Trader on August 1, 2009 and September 26, respectively, and will appoint Clay Kinney as a Director and Special Situations Trader on October 26.

Tom Tynan joined Deutsche Bank Group in December 1996 and has 16 years of experience in the equity markets, of which 14 have been in Japanese equities. Mr. Tynan previously held a senior equity sales management position in Tokyo between July 2001 and May 2007, and returns to Tokyo from London, where he was Head of International Fundamental Equity Sales. As Head of Cash Equity Distribution, Mr. Tynan manages cash equity distribution in Japan with responsibility for Japanese and foreign equity sales, execution services, research sales and prime finance sales, reporting to Tamio Honma, Head of Institutional Client Group Equity Japan.

Keiji Ikeda was formerly a Managing Director and Head of Client Trading at Morgan Stanley Japan Securities Co., Ltd. from October 2007 with responsibility for international and domestic cash, program, derivatives and agency equity trading. Mr. Ikeda has 25 years of experience in Japanese equities and after beginning his career in 1984 in Agency Cash Trading at the former Yamaichi Securities Co., Ltd., he rose to become Head of Cash Sales Trading during his time with Nikko Citigroup Limited between 1998-2007. Mr. Ikeda reports to Mateen Chaudhry, Head of International Sales Trading.

Thomas McDevitt joined from Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co., Ltd. where he was most recently Director for Yen Equity Sales following a 15 year career with the firm, including five years experience in equity capital markets between 1997-2002. Also joining from Merrill Lynch Japan Securities, Jason Block was formerly in Multi Strategy Sales across cash equities, equity derivatives, convertible bonds and credit.

Christopher Peck was formerly with DSI as a Director and Sales Trader covering large institutions and hedge funds between 2001-2005, and returns after two years with Lehman Brothers Japan Inc. as Head of Japan Cash Trading, where he implemented a robust trade generation and distribution system levering his 13 years of experience in equity markets and strong computer programming skills. Mr. Peck reports to Brandon Ginsberg, Head of Global Markets Equity Japan.

Yu Ishihara brings to DSI four years of experience in equity derivatives trading with UBS Securities Japan Ltd., with experience of index derivative product risk management and market making. Clay Kinney was formerly Head of Capital Markets at Asia Pacific Land (Japan) Ltd. from 2007 and before that Head of Event Trading at Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd. from 2006, prior to which he spent eight years in financial advisory roles with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Credit Suisse Securities (Japan) Limited and UBS Securities Japan Ltd. between 1998-2006.

Marzio Keiling, Managing Director and Head of Global Markets Japan at DSI, commented, “I am delighted to be making these appointments to our equity sales and trading teams, expanding on our recent announcements of a new Head of Global Markets Equity and of senior analysts joining our Research team. Together, they demonstrate the continued growth of our commitment to the Japanese market and the strengthening of our Global Markets platform to deliver our global network and expertise to meet the demanding needs of our clients.

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