Deutsche Bank announced today its appointment as depositary bank for NYSE-listed Level III American Depositary Receipt Program of GreenTree Hospitality Group Ltd. GreenTree Hospitality Group Ltd. (NYSE: GHG) is a leading pure-play franchised hotel operator in China operating economy- to mid-scale franchised-and-managed hotels. As of December 31, 2017, GreenTree Hospitality's hotel network comprised 2,289 hotels with 190,807 rooms in China, covering all four centrally-administrated municipalities and 263 cities throughout all 27 provinces and autonomous regions in China.* "We are pleased to be appointed as depositary bank for GreenTree Hospitality's NYSE-listed Level III ADR program," said Brian Studdert, Global Head of Depositary Receipts at Deutsche Bank. "Our broad range of customized services will be used to assist GreenTree Hospitality in optimizing the visibility of its ADR program." In addition to specializing in administering cross-border equity structures such as American and Global Depositary Receipts, Deutsche Bank provides corporates, financial institutions, hedge funds and supranational agencies around the world with trustee, agency, escrow and related services. The Bank offers a very broad range of services for diverse products, from complex securitizations and project finance to syndicated loans, debt exchanges and restructurings. * Source: GreenTree Hospitality Group Ltd. (March 2018) About Deutsche Bank: Deutsche Bank provides commercial and investment banking, retail banking, transaction banking and asset and wealth management products and services to corporations, governments, institutional investors, small and medium-sized businesses, and private individuals. Deutsche Bank is Germany's leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. The Depositary Receipts have been registered pursuant to the US Securities Act of 1933 (the "Act"). The investment or investment service which is the subject of this notice is not available to retail clients as defined by the UK Financial Conduct Authority. This notice has been approved and/or communicated by Deutsche Bank AG New York. The services described in this notice are provided by Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas (Deutsche Bank) or by its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in accordance with appropriate local registration and regulation. Deutsche Bank is providing the attached notice strictly for information purposes and makes no claims or statement, nor does it warrant or in any way represent, as to the accuracy or completeness of the details contained herein or therein. This announcement appears as a matter of record only. Neither this announcement nor the information contained herein constitutes an offer or solicitation by Deutsche Bank or any other issuer or entity for the purchase or sale of any securities nor does it constitute a solicitation to any person in any jurisdiction where solicitation would be unlawful. No part of this notice may be copied or reproduced in any way without the prior written consent of Deutsche Bank. Past results are not an indication of future performance. Copyright © March 2018 Deutsche Bank AG. All rights reserved.