Deutsche Bank Appointed as Depositary Bank for the Sponsored Level I American Depositary Receipt Program of Asciano Limited
NEW YORK & HONG KONG & SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Deutsche Bank today announced its appointment as depositary bank for the non-capital raising sponsored Level I American Depositary Receipt (ADR) program of Australia-based Asciano Limited (Asciano).
“We are delighted to be appointed as the depositary bank for Asciano’s ADR program. We look forward to working to enhance Asciano’s ADR program visibility and to broaden its investor base.”
Asciano (OTC US: AIOYY) is Australia’s largest national rail freight and cargo port operator. The Company is one of Australia’s leading providers of critical logistics services within essential infrastructure-based supply chains. Asciano occupies all major segments of the import, export and domestic supply chains to provide a diverse freight service offering. The Company has annual revenues of AUD 3.7 billion (as of June 30, 2013) and employs over 8,000 full-time employees across Australia and New Zealand.*
Naomi Flutter, Head of Global Transaction Banking - Australia & New Zealand at Deutsche Bank said, “We are delighted to be appointed as the depositary bank for Asciano’s ADR program. We look forward to working to enhance Asciano’s ADR program visibility and to broaden its investor base."
*Source: Asciano Limited (February 2014)
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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.
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