DZ Bank AG: Information about the annual general meeting

16.10.2017

Clearstream Banking1 informs customers that the annual general meeting of DZ Bank AG (ISIN DE0008343104) will take place on

2 November 2017.

In the interests of the shareholders of DZ Bank AG, Clearstream Banking would like to remind all customers of the statutory obligation of banks to re-register/register the positions in the name of the shareholders.

In order to avoid discrepancies in the share register resulting from the large number of unregistered positions, re-registrations in the names of the new shareholders must be carried out as soon as possible after the respective purchase transaction. In addition to registrations in the names of shareholders, it is also possible to register shares in the name of a depository bank acting as nominee.

Information on instructions in CASCADE-RS

Owing to the annual general meeting of DZ Bank AG, the transmission of re-registration and registration instructions from CASCADE-RS to the share register will be suspended as follows.

Last re-registration day26 October 2017
Transmission stopFrom 27 October 2017 until 2 November 2017 inclusive
Next transmission3 November 2017
Position transfer without relevance for the registered holdings

Instructions to 26 October 2017 inclusive with value date 30 October 2017;

Instructions from 27 October 2017 are possible with all value dates

Delivery remains unaffected

Clearstream Banking will not block holdings at any time. After confirmation of the re-registration by the share register, securities of the registered holdings are managed in CASCADE-RS in registered positions. The entering and processing of instructions for position transfers both from the allocated positions following successful allocation processing as well as from registered positions in the deliverable unregistered positions for fulfilling delivery obligations is possible in an unrestricted manner at any time during the foreseen processing cycles if there are sufficient holdings. Schedules to be observed when instructing position transfers before the annual general meeting are described in the previous paragraph.

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1. This Announcement is published by Clearstream Banking AG (CBF), registered office at Mergenthalerallee 61, 65760 Eschborn, Germany, registered with the Commercial Register of the District Court in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, under number HRB 7500.