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1. No offer
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2. Decisiveness of offering circular or prospectus
A complete description of db x-trackers is included in the latest version of the Singapore Prospectus issued by db x-trackers. Copies of the Singapore Prospectus and the semi-annual and annual reports can be obtained from the Singapore Representative (RBC Dexia Investor Services Singapore Pte Limited, having its registered office located at 20 Cecil Street, #28-01 Equity Plaza, Singapore 049705), or from the registered office of db x-trackers (RCS Nr.: Luxembourg B-119899) (located at 49, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg) or from the offices of Deutsche Bank AG free of charge.

3. No investment advice
Information made available on the Website should not be considered as investment advice or any form of recommendation to purchase products described thereon.

4. Historical performance
Past performance information contained on the Website is not indicative of future results.

5. No warranties for contents
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6.2. Changes of General Terms and Conditions of Use
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8. Privacy Policy
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9. Safety of Communication
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11. Governing Law; Jurisdiction
11.1. Governing Law
These terms and conditions are exclusively governed by and shall be construed in accordance with Singapore law.

11.2. Jurisdiction
Each user is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Singapore in respect of any dispute arising under these terms and conditions.

12. Other agreements
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13. Selling restrictions
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Residents of the United States of America:
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The products described on the Website are only offered or sold to persons in any other jurisdiction, if applicable law permits this.

14. Publication
The information in this website is deemed to be published by Deutsche Bank AG, acting through its Singapore Branch.


Important notice

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The information on this Website relating to securities and financial services has been reviewed exclusively as to compliance with the laws of Singapore. In other jurisdictions, the furnishing of any such information may be restricted by law. The information on this site is not intended for person or entities resident, located or registered in jurisdictions that restrict the distribution of such material. Consequently, the information on this site does not constitute, and may not be used for the purposes of, an offer or invitation to acquire or sell any securities to any person in any jurisdiction:

1. in which any such offer or invitation is not authorised;

2. in which Deutsche Bank AG (db x-trackers) is not qualified to make such offer or invitation; or

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In particular, the information on this Website is not intended to and does not constitute an offer or invitation to acquire or sell securities or collective investment schemes to persons resident in the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and Switzerland. The information on this website is not directed at persons resident in the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and Switzerland, and must not be acted upon by such persons. Accordingly, any offer from any such person will not be accepted.

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Deutsche Bank AG (db x-trackers) shall not be liable for any information contained in or activities conducted through the Websites of any other companies which are hyperlinked to the website of Deutsche Bank AG (db x-trackers).


IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SINGAPORE INVESTORS

Issued in Singapore by Deutsche Bank AG ("DB"). We may record telephone calls made to our office for our mutual protection and to improve customer service.

The content in this website is intended for your general information only and must not be construed as an offer or solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any securities or shares in any of our ETFs or a recommendation to invest in any of our products and neither does it take into account any investor's particular circumstances or have regard to your specific investment objectives, financial situation and any of your particular needs. You may wish to seek advice from a financial adviser before making a commitment to purchase any ETF. In the event that you choose not to seek advice from a financial adviser, you should consider whether the ETF in question is suitable for you.

The information contained in this website is obtained and / or compiled from sources believed to be reliable and current. However, DB cannot and does not warrant, guarantee or represent, either expressly or impliedly, the accuracy, validity or completeness of such information. DB or any directors or employees or representatives of DB shall not be liable for (whether in tort or contract or otherwise) any damages arising from any person's reliance on this information and shall not be liable for any errors or omissions (including but not limited to errors or omissions made by third party sources) in this information. The information contained in this website should not be regarded as a substitute for the exercise of your own judgement. Any information and views provided herein is subject to change without further notice. None of the material, nor its content, nor any copy of it, maybe altered in any way, transmitted to, copied or distributed to any other party, without prior express written permission of DB.

Investment involves risks, including the possible loss of the principal amount invested. The value of the shares and the income from the ETFs may fall as well as rise. Past performance of DB, any ETF and/or any other person referred to in this website and any opinions, forecasts, assumptions, estimates made are not necessarily indicative of the future or likely performance of DB any ETF and/or any other person referred in this website. Investors should note further that information and performance of the respective indices should not be used or construed as the information or a proxy, prediction, forecast or projection of the performance or future performance of any ETF.

The listing of the shares in the ETFs does not guarantee a liquid market for the shares. Investors may only redeem shares in the ETFs with the manager directly under certain specified conditions as described in the Singapore prospectus of the relevant ETF.

Investors should note that the ETFs may invest, as a part of their investment policy, in financial derivative instruments such as index swap transaction(s) and that the net asset value of the relevant ETF may have a high volatility due to its investment policies or portfolio management techniques.

Investors should note that the information provided herein may not have set out all the risks and other significant aspects involved in investing in any ETF mentioned herein and should therefore refer to the relevant Singapore prospectus for details before deciding whether to invest in shares of the ETFs. The Singapore prospectuses of the ETFs are available and may be obtained from the Singapore Representative’s office in Singapore and the participating distributors' offices or branches.

Mit db x-trackers ETFs ist Deutsche Bank der derzeit schnellstwachsende Anbieter von Exchange Traded funds in Europa1.

db X-trackers are Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) – is an index tracking solution of Deutsche Bank AG. db X-trackers Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) are passive investment funds which the aim to closely track an underlying benchmark index. db X-trackers Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) combine the advantages of stocks and funds in one product. db X-trackers Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) can be traded in the same way as any other stock exchange traded security and offers a transparent, low cost and efficient passive index tracking solution. db X-trackers Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) are set up as UCITS compliant funds domiciled in Luxembourg.

db X-trackers was launched in January 2007 and is among the five largest ETF companies in the world and among the top three in Europe.*

db X-trackers Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) offers a broad range of Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) covering a broad range of markets and asset classes including many firsts such as the first money market ETF in Europe, the first credit ETF in Europe, the first currency ETF and the first hedge fund index ETF globally.

db X-trackers Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) cover the following asset classes:

  • Equities (long/short)
  • Bonds (long/short)
  • Credit (long/short)
  • Money Market,
  • Currencies (FX)
  • Commodities
  • Alternative asset classes (-Volatility, -Hedge Funds, -Inflation Swap)

db X-trackers Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) are listed on different exchanges across Europe and in Asia:

  • Milano - Borsa Italiana
  • Frankfurt - Xetra
  • Paris - Euronext
  • London Stock Exchange
  • Zurich - SIX Swiss Exchange
  • Stockholm – Nasdaq OMX
  • Madrid Stock Exchange - BME
  • Singapore - SGX-ST
  • Hong Kong Stock Exchange

and are supported by multiple different market makers.


* Source: Blackrock ETF Landscape - Industry Review 2010