Notice to Security Holders


Important Notice to Securityholders


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 DE000A1AQGX1 2 February 2010
9 Xtrackers Energy Optimum Yield EUR Hedged ETC DE000A1ED2J2 8 April 2010
18 Xtrackers WTI Crude Oil Optimum Yield ETC GB00B3SC0P31 19 May 2010
25 Xtrackers Brent Crude Oil Optimum Yield 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 1 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 Index 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 Index plc

Jersey, 18 July 2018

Short Name: DB ETC Index Plc
Category Code: MSCM
Sequence Number: 651780
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180718T174100+0100


Deutsche Bank AG


Deutsche Bank AG