Important Notice to Securityholders
DB ETC plc (the “Issuer”)
In respect of the following outstanding Series of ETC Securities:
|Series Number||Series Title||ISIN||Issue Date|
|1||Xtrackers Physical Gold ETC||GB00B5840F36||11 June 2010|
|2||Xtrackers Physical Gold EUR Hedged ETC||DE000A1EK0G3||15 June 2010|
|3||Xtrackers Physical Silver ETC||GB00B57Y9462||15 June 2010|
|4||Xtrackers Physical Silver EUR Hedged ETC||DE000A1EK0J7||15 June 2010|
|5||Xtrackers Physical Platinum ETC||GB00B57GJC05||14 July 2010|
|6||Xtrackers Physical Platinum EUR Hedged ETC||DE000A1EK0H1||14 July 2010|
|7||Xtrackers Physical Palladium ETC||GB00B5VYVZ75||14 July 2010|
|8||Xtrackers Physical Palladium EUR Hedged ETC||DE000A1EK3B8||14 July 2010|
|9||Xtrackers Physical Gold ETC (EUR)||DE000A1E0HR8||27 August 2010|
|10||Xtrackers Physical Silver ETC (EUR)||DE000A1E0HS6||27 August 2010|
|11||Xtrackers Physical Rhodium ETC||GB00B684MW17||19 May 2011|
|12||Xtrackers Physical Rhodium ETC (EUR)||DE000A1KJHG8||19 May 2011|
|13||Xtrackers Physical Gold GBP Hedged ETC||GB00B68FL050||1 April 2011|
issued under its Secured ETC Precious Metal Linked Securities Programme
Capitalised terms used herein shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the base prospectus dated 14 May 2018 relating to the Programme. Securityholders are hereby notified of further developments regarding the following event. A supplementary prospectus for the purposes of Section 87G of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 reflecting the developments regarding such event will be issued on or about the date of this notice.
Resignation of the Corporate Administrator
Following the notice to Securityholders of 12 April, 2018 informing them of the proposed acquisition by Vistra Group of the Corporate Services business of Deutsche Bank’s Global Transaction Banking division, as a result of which Deutsche International Corporate Services Limited would resign as the Corporate Administrator and Vistra Fund Services Limited would be appointed as Corporate Administrator in its place, we hereby inform you that such transaction has now been finalised (and received consent of the Jersey Financial Services Commission), and its effective date was 15 July 2018.
On such date Deutsche International Corporate Services Limited novated its rights and obligations as Corporate Administrator under the Issuer Administration Agreement to Vistra Fund Services Limited (the “Novation Effective Date”).
With effect from the Novation Effective Date, Deutsche International Corporate Services Limited ceased to be the Corporate Administrator of the Issuer and Vistra Fund Services Limited assumed the role of Corporate Administrator in relation to the Issuer.
The following consequential changes were made as a result of the novation: (i) Visdirect Services Limited and Viscom Services Limited became directors of the Issuer, with current director Marc Harris, (ii) Vistra Secretaries Limited is now the company secretary of the Issuer, (iii) Vistra Funds Services Limited is now the administrator of the Issuer, and (iv) Vistra Nominees I Limited and Vistra Nominees II Limited are now the holders of the ordinary shares of the Issuer for and on behalf of Vistra Corporate Services Limited as trustee of the DB ETC Charitable Trust.
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
Hotline: +49 (0)69 910 82800 or +44 (0)20 754 57700
DB ETC plc
Jersey, 18 July 2018