Deutsche Bank today announced its appointment as depositary bank for the sponsored Level I American Depositary Receipt (ADR) program of Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (Metro Pacific Investments).
Metro Pacific Investments is an infrastructure-focused investment and management company listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, the company controls the largest water utility, electricity distribution, toll road operator and hospital network in the Philippines.*
Akbar Poonawala, Head of Global Equity Services at Deutsche Bank said, “We are delighted to be acting as depositary bank on this ADR transaction with Metro Pacific Investments. We look forward to providing this client with the highest level of service for their newly-launched program.”
*Source: Metro Pacific Investments Corporation (August 2012)About Deutsche Bank Deutsche Bank is a leading global investment bank with a substantial private clients franchise. Its businesses are mutually reinforcing. A leader in Germany and Europe, the bank is continuously growing in North America, Asia and key emerging markets. With more than 100,000 employees in more than 70 countries, Deutsche Bank competes to be the leading global provider of financial solutions, creating lasting value for its clients, shareholders, people and the communities in which it operates. www.db.com Trust & Securities Services Deutsche Bank’s Trust & Securities Services business, part of Global Transaction Banking, is one of the leading providers of trustee, agent, depositary, registrar, SPV management and related services for a wide range of financial structures and transactions. It is a leading depositary for American and Global Depositary Receipts, providing value-added services to companies raising capital in international markets or listing on the New York, NASDAQ, London, Luxembourg, Singapore or NASDAQ Dubai stock exchanges by means of depositary receipts. It also offers both mutual and alternative fund administration and provides securities custody, clearing and agency lending services from a global network spanning more than 30 markets. Additional details are available on www.adr.db.com or www.tss.db.com. This announcement appears as a matter of record only. This announcement has been approved and/or communicated by Deutsche Bank AG New York.