Exchange Notifications: dbxt - Switch from Funded to Unfunded

LONDON--()--

Investment company with variable capital
Registered office: 49, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg
R.C.S. Luxembourg B-119.899
(the “Company”)

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO SHAREHOLDERS OF

db x-trackers MSCI USA INDEX UCITS ETF
(1C: LU0274210672)

db x-trackers CNX NIFTY UCITS ETF
(1C: LU0292109690)

db x-trackers FTSE VIETNAM UCITS ETF
(1C: LU0322252924)

db x-trackers MSCI EMERGING MARKETS INDEX UCITS ETF
(1C: LU0292107645)

db x-trackers MSCI EM ASIA INDEX UCITS ETF
(1C: LU0292107991)

db x-trackers MSCI RUSSIA CAPPED INDEX UCITS ETF
(1C: LU0322252502)

db x-trackers CSI300 UCITS ETF
(1C: LU0779800910)

db x-trackers MSCI INDONESIA INDEX UCITS ETF
(1C: LU0476289623)

db x-trackers MSCI INDIA INDEX UCITS ETF
(1C: LU0514695187)

(each a “Sub-Fund” and together the “Sub-Funds”)

29 December 2014

In accordance with the provisions of the Product Annex of the Sub-Funds as disclosed in the current prospectus of the Company (the “Prospectus”), to achieve its Investment Policy each Sub-Fund may:

  • enter into a financial contract (derivative) with Deutsche Bank AG to swap most subscription proceeds for a return on the relevant Reference Index or Underlying Asset (as applicable) (a "Funded Swap"); and/or
  • invest in transferable securities and enter into derivatives with Deutsche Bank AG relating to the transferable securities and the relevant Reference Index or Underlying Asset (as applicable), in order to obtain the return on the relevant Reference Index or Underlying Asset (as applicable) (an "Unfunded Swap").

According to the Prospectus, the Sub-Funds may, with due regard to the best interest of its Shareholders, decide from time to time to switch partially or totally from a Funded Swap to an Unfunded Swap and vice versa.

Based on the above provisions, the board of directors of the Company has decided to totally switch the Sub-Funds from a Funded Swap to an Unfunded Swap to be effective on the following dates:

  • db x-trackers MSCI USA INDEX UCITS ETF – 13 January 2015
  • db x-trackers MSCI EMERGING MARKETS INDEX UCITS ETF – 16 January 2015
  • db x-trackers CSI300 UCITS ETF – 20 January 2015
  • db x-trackers MSCI EM ASIA INDEX UCITS ETF – 23 January 2015
  • db x-trackers FTSE VIETNAM UCITS ETF – 26 January 2015
  • db x-trackers CNX NIFTY UCITS ETF – 29 January 2015
  • db x-trackers MSCI RUSSIA CAPPED INDEX UCITS ETF – 3 February 2015
  • db x-trackers MSCI INDONESIA INDEX UCITS ETF – 5 February 2015
  • db x-trackers MSCI INDIA INDEX UCITS ETF – 6 February 2015

For the avoidance of doubt the cost of this switch of investment policy will not be borne by the Shareholders.

Capitalised terms used in this letter shall have the meaning ascribed to them in the current Prospectus unless the context otherwise requires.

Any further information in relation to the above change may be obtained from the relevant local representatives, the legal entities mentioned under ‘Contact information’ below or by sending an email to info.dbx-trackers@db.com.

Neither the contents of the Company's website nor the contents of any other website accessible from hyperlinks on the Company's website is incorporated into, or forms part of, this announcement.

db x-trackers

The board of directors

Contact information

db x-trackers
49, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
DB Platinum Advisors
2, boulevard Konrad Adenauer, L-1115 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Short Name: db x-trackers
Category Code: MSC
Sequence Number: 446026
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20141223T103600+0000

Contacts

Deutsche Bank AG

Release Summary

Exchange Notifications: dbxt - Switch from Funded to Unfunded - LU0274210672 / LU0292109690 / LU0322252924 / LU0292107645 / LU0292107991 / LU0322252502 / LU0779800910 / LU0476289623 / LU0514695187

Contacts

Deutsche Bank AG