Important Notice to Securityholders

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Important Notice to Securityholders

by

DB ETC Index plc (the “Issuer”)

In respect of the following outstanding Series of ETC Securities:

Series Number   Series Title   ISIN   Issue Date
1 Xtrackers Brent Crude Oil Optimum Yield EUR Hedged ETC (formerly

db Brent Crude Oil Booster Euro Hedged ETC)

DE000A1AQGX1 2 February 2010
9 Xtrackers Brent Crude Oil Optimum Yield EUR Hedged ETC (formerly db Energy Booster Euro Hedged ETC) DE1000A1ED2J2 8 April 2010
18 Xtrackers WTI Crude Oil Optimum Yield ETC (formerly db WTI Crude Oil Booster ETC) GB00B3SC0P31 19 May 2011
25 Xtrackers Brent Crude Oil Optimum Yield ETC (EUR) (formerly db Brent Crude Oil Booster ETC (EUR)) DE000A1KYN55 13 May 2011

issued under its Secured ETC Index Linked Securities Programme

(the “Programme”)

Capitalised terms used herein shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the base prospectus dated 8 May 2017 relating to the Programme. Securityholders are hereby notified of the following two events. A supplementary prospectus for the purposes of Section 87G of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 reflecting such two events will be issued on or about the date of this notice.

Resignation of the Determination Agent

It has been publicly announced that Apex Group Ltd will be purchasing Deutsche Bank’s Alternative Fund Services business which includes the activities that are performed by the Determination Agent, the result of which shall be that Deutsche International Corporate Services (Ireland) Limited will effectively resign as the Determination Agent and Apex Fund Services (Ireland) Ltd will be appointed as Determination Agent in its place.

In connection with such asset sale, on 28 March 2018, the Issuer received notice that Deutsche International Corporate Services (Ireland) Limited intends to resign as Determination Agent with effect from 28 May 2018, or such later date as may be agreed between the Issuer and the Determination Agent, such date being before 18 October 2018 (the date the resignation takes effect, the “Resignation Effective Date”).

With effect from the Resignation Effective Date, Deutsche International Corporate Services (Ireland) Limited shall cease to be (subject to its resignation becoming effective) the Determination Agent and Apex Fund Services (Ireland) Limited shall be appointed as Determination Agent in relation to each outstanding series of ETC Securities listed above.

Further information will be provided to Securityholders on or about the Resignation Effective Date.

Resignation of the Corporate Administrator

It has been publicly announced that Vistra Group will be purchasing the Corporate Services business of Deutsche Bank’s Global Transaction Banking division, the result of which shall be that Deutsche International Corporate Services Limited will effectively resign as the Corporate Administrator and Vistra Fund Services Limited will be appointed as Corporate Administrator in its place.

In connection with such asset sale, on 28 March 2018, the Issuer received notice that Deutsche International Corporate Services Limited intends to novate its rights and obligations as Corporate Administrator under the Issuer Administration Agreement to Vistra Fund Services Limited with effect from 27 April 2018, or such later date as may be agreed between the Issuer and the Corporate Administrator, such date being before 31 August 2018 (the date the novation takes effect, the “Novation Effective Date”).

With effect from the Novation Effective Date, Deutsche International Corporate Services Limited shall cease to be (subject to the novation becoming effective) the Corporate Administrator of the Issuer and Vistra Fund Services Limited shall assume the role of Corporate Administrator in relation to the Issuer. Consequential changes will also be made to the directors and company secretary of the Issuer and the holder of the ordinary shares of the Issuer. The novation is subject to the consent of the Jersey Financial Services Commission.

Further information will be provided to Securityholders on or about the Novation Effective Date.

Notices to Securityholders are validly delivered to the Clearing System(s) for communication by the Clearing System(s) to the Securityholders.

If you are not the ultimate beneficial holder in respect of the ETC Securities, or if you have recently disposed of the ETC Securities, please forward this notice to the ultimate beneficial holder or purchaser respectively.

Securityholders with queries relating to this notice may address them to the Arranger:

Name: Manooj Mistry

Email: etcstructuringemea@list.db.com

Hotline: +49 (0)69 910 82800 or +44 (0)20 754 57700

DB ETC Index plc

Jersey, 12 April 2018

Short Name: DB ETC Index Plc
Category Code: MSC
Sequence Number: 644822
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180412T130538+0100

Contacts

Deutsche Bank AG

Contacts

Deutsche Bank AG