Deutsche Bank today announced its appointment as depositary bank for the non-capital raising sponsored Level I American Depositary Receipt (ADR) program of San Leon Energy Plc (San Leon). San Leon is an international group of companies focused on the exploration and production of oil and gas projects in Europe and North Africa. The Company’s objective is to differentiate itself from other oil and gas exploration companies by becoming a producer quickly and being recognized as a proactive, energetic and self-supporting entity. * Akbar Poonawala, Head of Global Equity Services at Deutsche Bank, said, “We are pleased to be appointed as depositary bank for San Leon. Deutsche Bank’s range of customized ADR related services will be utilized to assist San Leon in enhancing its ADR program visibility and broadening its investor base.” *Source: San Leon Energy plc (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.