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Participants
Ioana Patriniche Head-Investor Relations
Christian Sewing Chief Executive Officer
James von Moltke Chief Financial Officer
Stuart Lewis Chief Risk Officer
Adam Terelak Mediobanca
Daniele Brupbacher UBS
Kian Abouhossein J.P. Morgan
Jeremy Sigee BNP Paribas Exane
Tom Hallett KBW
Nicolas Payen Kepler Cheuvreux
Stuart Graham Autonomous
Anke Reingen RBC
Piers Brown HSBC
Amit Goel Barclays
Andrew Lim Societe Generale
Andrew Coombs Citi
Magdalena Stoklosa Morgan Stanley
Timo Dums DZ Bank
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Operator

Ladies and gentlemen thank you for standing by, I’m Stuart, your Chorus Call operator. Welcome and thank you for joining the Deutsche Bank Q4 2021 Analyst Call. Throughout today’s recorded presentation all participants will be in a listen-only mode. Presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to turn the conference over to Ioana Patriniche, Head of Investor Relations. ahead. go Please

Ioana Patriniche

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Christian Sewing

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James von Moltke

Thank you Christian.

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Ioana Patriniche

ready Thank we to questions. are now Operator, take James. you,

Operator

the first [Operator Instructions] please. moment for question, One

First go Adam question Terelak from ahead. is from Please the line of Mediobanca.

Adam Terelak

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James von Moltke

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Adam Terelak

thanks that. for Brilliant all

Operator

from line ahead. go from Brupbacher of Please Next question is UBS. the Daniele

Daniele Brupbacher

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Christian Sewing

believe revenue it's you have we me happy particular, also And in through which give where your two given December the this XXXX, go in revenue my of four least second is half question XXXX, that Thank components shown with our we on obviously revenues the I of last already that – little the resilience for I Daniele, X% about last last showed revenues let for markets initial €XX.X wish, you in you And to always A, the year-on-year. through the go off months. we starting four in with Christian. indication, last outlook I XXXX. indications, we XX in IDD XX-month gives seen all we XXXX. point for you were number at a these start if view Look, of already for the good XXXX too our for normalization compare have think our again reasons. quarters to you hands think do I actually €XX XXXX billion, in the up And revenues, have the of bit we Hi, our and that assumption the quarters and as with one. let different – And billion me €XX.X an and about a revenues. revenue billion

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James von Moltke

variability severe Daniele, hypothetical for investment in the I pretty revenues the And the would pretty sort the represents ratio be bank X% in all given dramatic investment income it on think that just full revenues Christian look, decline businesses away It call about cost from scenario. a of banking. firm the and just decline your a driven said by

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Daniele Brupbacher

Thank That’s much. you great. very

Operator

line the go Abouhossein Next question ahead. J.P. is Kian Please Morgan. from from of

Kian Abouhossein

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related is capital. question to second The

shareholders And thought Your there as And any to terms earnings get about buybacks is capital that return we in purely. that you’re update should related dividends. Thanks. to mix? and of for giving is an XXXX earnings XXXX result, a

James von Moltke

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other. You can year think one to the about buybacks or relating the as

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Stuart Lewis

just the obviously there front March let Kian, to the on details and we given through add of management because said in all done we bank what be have only investment this the in and you more provide XX. me with go investments technology, you stable the now where James we order can the is we business, were it ratio and in actually are on focused everything we to business, four bank actually nice focused see cost end the thing all businesses, see in we that finally ratio, as But share, talking we we investments, that we better believe business. businesses obviously market relevant, XX% have costs and that’s coming cost of XX%, if about technology income down actually off we new those our that where income that this incremental And pays a which particular dramatically. is had on

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Kian Abouhossein

very. you helpful. Very Thank

Christian Sewing

Kian. you, Thank

Operator

from Next BNP the ahead. Please line is from Jeremy Sigee question go Exane. of Paribas

Jeremy Sigee

have I’ve Hello. follow-ups that of been Thank you couple on got very topics already just discussed. much. a

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James von Moltke

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Christian Sewing

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Jeremy Sigee

very That’s you. Thank helpful.

Operator

the from from of question Next go Please Tom KBW. is line ahead. Hallett

Tom Hallett

guys. Hi Thanks for questions. my taking Yeah.

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James von Moltke

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Tom Hallett

James. Thanks,

questions on follow component probably out did what allocate cash of quick a the criteria towards have and that you you one there allocate that within the towards between up Just get the was choice you buybacks. the what

James von Moltke

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Tom Hallett

Thank great. you. That’s

Operator

from the is line question Please Next of Payen Kepler Nicolas from Cheuvreux. go ahead.

Nicolas Payen

for have afternoon. Yes. Good two, taking I Thanks my question. please.

on the first in will be IDD March. The one

still or And your morning know we wanted you travels? at and know wanted much. your March. just focus about part headcount be direction the XX,XXX-headcount very XXXX, areas? what to we of you if will in that the And Thank You where current it are evolution I the can said to an I strategy. press it in conference what target, evolve – strategy to target. of the was is the holds target And more question of IDD a in expect Back your second this strategy targeted are

Christian Sewing

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Nicolas Payen

That’s great. very Thank you much.

Operator

of Stuart is for Graham Next the Please line from Autonomous. question go ahead.

Stuart Graham

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Christian Sewing

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Christian Sewing

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Stuart Lewis

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Stuart Graham

taking you Thank you. my Thank Okay. questions. for

Operator

Next the question RBC. is line Anke Reingen ahead. from go from of Please

Anke Reingen

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Christian Sewing

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Anke Reingen

Okay. Thank you.

Operator

go Next from HSBC. is Piers Please line question the of ahead. Brown from

Piers Brown

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Christian Sewing

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James von Moltke

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Piers Brown

That's very very Thanks clear. much.

Operator

Barclays. line Goel Amit of from question is Next the from Please go ahead.

Amit Goel

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Christian Sewing

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Amit Goel

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Christian Sewing

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Amit Goel

Thank you. Got it.

Operator

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Andrew Lim

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James von Moltke

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Andrew Lim

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James von Moltke

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Andrew Lim

Great.

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you much, James. I clear. think Thank very that’s

Operator

Andrew of Next question ahead. line from go Please Coombs is the Citi. from

Andrew Coombs

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Christian Sewing

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James von Moltke

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Andrew Coombs

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James von Moltke

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Andrew Coombs

That's Thank great. you.

Operator

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Magdalena Stoklosa

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Christian Sewing

Hey Magdalena, it's Christian.

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James von Moltke

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Magdalena Stoklosa

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Operator

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Timo Dums

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James von Moltke

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Stuart Lewis

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Timo Dums

Very you. clear. Thank

Operator

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