Merger exchange ratio

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Investment Company with Variable Capital

 

 

Registered office: 49, avenue J.F. Kennedy,

L-1855 Luxembourg

R.C.S. Luxembourg B-119.899

 

(the “Merging Fund”)

Concept Fund Solutions plc

A company incorporated with variable capital and segregated liability between sub-funds

 

Registered office : 78 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay

Dublin 2, Ireland

 

 

(the “Receiving Fund”)

Merger exchange ratio for the merger of

db x-trackers MSCI WORLD CONSUMER STAPLES INDEX UCITS ETF

db x-trackers MSCI WORLD ENERGY INDEX UCITS ETF

db x-trackers MSCI WORLD INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INDEX UCITS ETF

(being former sub-funds of the Merging Fund, the “Merging Sub-Funds”)

into

db x-trackers MSCI WORLD CONSUMER STAPLES INDEX UCITS ETF (DR)

db x-trackers MSCI WORLD ENERGY INDEX UCITS ETF (DR)

db x-trackers MSCI WORLD INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INDEX UCITS ETF (DR)

(being sub-funds of the Receiving Fund, the “Receiving Sub-Funds”)

Luxembourg, 25 April 2016

The boards of directors of the Merging and Receiving Funds wish to announce that the merger of the Merging Sub-Funds into the Receiving Sub-Funds (the “Merger”) became effective on 22 April 2016 (the “Effective Date”). Further to the notification to shareholders in the Merging Sub-Funds dated 7 March 2016, the exchange ratio used to calculate the number of shares in the relevant Receiving Sub-Fund(s) issued to former shareholders of the Merging Sub-Fund(s) was as follows:

Merging Sub-Fund       ISIN-code      

NAV per share1

      Receiving Sub-Fund       ISIN-code      

NAV per share2

     

Merger Exchange Ratio3

   
db x-trackers MSCI WORLD

CONSUMER

STAPLES INDEX

UCITS ETF

Class 1C:

LU0540980066

29.6072 db x-trackers MSCI WORLD

CONSUMER

STAPLES

INDEX UCITS

ETF (DR)

Class 1C:

IE00BM67HN09

30.0695 0.9846242
db x-trackers MSCI WORLD

ENERGY INDEX

UCITS ETF

Class 1C:

LU0540980736

28.6317 db x-trackers MSCI WORLD

ENERGY

INDEX UCITS

ETF (DR)

Class 1C:

IE00BM67HM91

29.0626 0.9851740
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MSCI WORLD

INFORMATION

TECHNOLOGY

INDEX UCITS

ETF

Class 1C:

LU0540980496

16.1406 db x-trackers

MSCI WORLD

INFORMATION

TECHNOLOGY

INDEX UCITS

ETF (DR)

Class 1C:

IE00BM67HT60

16.4432 0.9815927

The Merging Sub-Funds have been delisted from each of the relevant exchanges.

The time(s) at which shareholders of the relevant Merging Sub-Fund(s) will receive shares in the corresponding Receiving Sub-Fund(s) will depend on the timeframes and arrangement agreed between shareholders and their custodian, broker and/or relevant central securities depositary for processing such corporate actions.

Shareholders who have any queries or to whom any of the above is not clear should seek advice from their stockbroker, bank manager, legal adviser, accountant or other independent financial advisor. Shareholders should also consult their own professional advisers as to the specific tax implications under the laws of the countries of their nationality, residence, domicile or incorporation.

Any further information in relation to the Merger may be obtained from the legal entities mentioned under ‘contact information’ or by sending an email to info.dbx-trackers@db.com.

db x-trackers & Concept Fund Solutions plc

The Boards of Directors

Contact Information

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49, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Deutsche Asset Management S.A.

2, boulevard Konrad Adenauer, L-1115 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Concept Fund Solutions plc

78 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland

1 In the currency of the relevant Merging Sub-Fund and rounded down to four decimal points. as of 22 April 2016

2 In the currency of the relevant Receiving Sub-Fund and rounded down to four decimal points. as of 22 April 2016

3 Merger Exchange Ratio – the number of shares of the relevant Receiving Sub-Fund received for each share of the respective Merging Sub-Fund

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Category Code: MSCU
Sequence Number: 523213
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20160425T174052+0100

Contacts

Concept Fund Solutions

Contacts

Concept Fund Solutions