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Important Notice to Shareholders

July 17, 2014



LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--



db x-trackers

Investment company with variable capital

Registered office: 49, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg

R.C.S. Luxembourg B-119.899

(the “Company”)

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO SHAREHOLDERS OF

db x-trackers S&P SELECT FRONTIER UCITS ETF

db x-trackers MSCI EM EMEA INDEX UCITS ETF

db x-trackers MSCI AC ASIA EX JAPAN INDEX UCITS ETF

(each a “Sub-Fund” and together the “Sub-Funds”)

Luxembourg, 17 July 2014

In accordance with the provisions of the Product Annex of the Sub-Funds as disclosed in the current prospectus of the Company (the “Prospectus”), to achieve its Investment Policy each Sub-Fund may:

  • enter into a financial contract (derivative) with Deutsche Bank AG to swap most subscription proceeds for a return on the relevant Reference Index (a "Funded Swap"); and/or
  • invest in transferable securities and enter into derivatives with Deutsche Bank AG relating to the transferable securities and the relevant Reference Index, in order to obtain the return on the relevant Reference Index (an "Unfunded Swap").

    According to the Prospectus, the Sub-Funds may, with due regard to the best interest of its Shareholders, decide from time to time to switch partially or totally from a Funded Swap to an Unfunded Swap and vice versa.

    Based on the above provisions, the board of directors of the Company has decided to totally switch the Sub-Funds from a Funded Swap to an Unfunded Swap to be effective on the following dates:

  • db x-trackers S&P SELECT FRONTIER UCITS ETF - 31 July 2014
  • db x-trackers MSCI EM EMEA INDEX UCITS ETF - 6 August 2014
  • db x-trackers MSCI AC ASIA EX JAPAN INDEX UCITS ETF - 11 August 2014

    For the avoidance of doubt the cost of this switch of investment policy will not be borne by the Shareholders.

    Capitalised terms used in this letter shall have the meaning ascribed to them in the current Prospectus unless the context otherwise requires.

    Any further information in relation to the above change may be obtained from the relevant local representatives, the legal entities mentioned under ‘Contact information’ below or by sending an email to info.dbx-trackers@db.com.

    db x-trackers

    The board of directors

    Contact information

    db x-trackers

    49, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

    DB Platinum Advisors

    2, boulevard Konrad Adenauer, L-1115 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg




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