Investment Company with Variable Capital
Registered office: 49, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg,
R.C.S. Luxembourg B-124.284
Important Notice to Shareholders of
Xtrackers II Global Government Bond UCITS ETF
Xtrackers II Harvest China Government Bond UCITS ETF2
11 April 2018
We are writing to notify you of certain misstatements in how the Company presented share class past performance data or index past performance data in the Key Investor Documents (KIIDs) of the Sub-Funds Company for the performances years 2012, 2014 or 2017.
Details of these misstatements are set out in the Appendix to this notice.
These misstatements were caused by either typographical errors or miscalculation of index and/or share class past performance data.
The nature of these discrepancies is such that they had no impact on the calculation and publication of the NAVs of the Sub-Funds.
Please be assured that upon identification of these misstatements, the Company has implemented robust measures and enhanced controls to substantially mitigate any risk of reoccurrence.
We have now corrected the Sub-Funds’ KIIDs which are available at www.Xtrackers.com.
Capitalised terms used in this letter shall have the meaning ascribed to them in the current Prospectus of the Company unless the context otherwise requires.
Further information in relation to the above may also be obtained from the legal entities mentioned under ‘Contact Information’ below or by sending an email to Xtrackers@db.com.
We thank you for your continuing support of the Company.
The Board of Directors
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
There was a misstatement in how the Company presented index past performance for either the 2017, 2014 or 2012 performance year in the KIIDs of the Sub-Funds as detailed in the table below:
|Fund||Share Class||ISIN||Impacted Performance Year||Misstated Index Performance (%)||Actual Index Performance (%)|
|Xtrackers II Harvest China Government Bond UCITS ETF||1D||LU1094612022||2017||-0.7||5.6|
Xtrackers II Global Government Bond UCITS ETF3
Xtrackers II Global Government Bond UCITS ETF4
|2D – GBP Hedged||LU0641006290||2012||1.1||4.6|
1 Please note that the Company was named db x-trackers II until 16 February 2018.
2 Please note that the Sub-Funds and their Share Classes were renamed on 16 February 2018 as per the table below:
|Old Sub-Fund Name||Old Share Class Name||New Sub-Fund Name||New Share Class Name|
|db x-trackers II Global Government Bond UCITS ETF (DR)||5C||Xtrackers II Global Government Bond UCITS ETF||5C|
|db x-trackers II Global Government Bond UCITS ETF (DR)||2D||Xtrackers II Global Government Bond UCITS ETF||2D - GBP Hedged|
|db x-trackers II Harvest CSI China Sovereign Bond UCITS ETF (DR)||1D||Xtrackers II Harvest China Government Bond UCITS ETF||1D|
3The reference index of this Sub-Fund for the 2014 performance year was the Deutsche Bank Global Investment Grade Government Index. This Sub-Fund now tracks the Citi World Government Bond Index - Developed Markets.
4The reference index of this Sub-Fund for the 2012 performance year was the Deutsche Bank Global Investment Grade Government GBP Hedged Index. This Sub-Fund now tracks the Citi World Government Bond Index - Developed Markets, Currency-Hedged in GBP terms.