Corporate Profile and Overview

Deutsche Bank comprises five corporate divisions: Corporate Banking & Securities (CB&S), Private & Business Clients (PBC), Global Transaction Banking (GTB), Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (Deutsche AWM) and the Non-Core Operations Unit (NCOU).

Corporate Banking & Securities

CB&S comprises the Markets and the Corporate Finance Business Divisions. The Markets Business Division combines the sales, trading and structuring of a wide range of financial market products, including bonds, equities and equity-linked products, exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives, foreign exchange, money market instruments and securitized instruments.

Corporate Finance is responsible for mergers and acquisitions, as well as debt and equity advisory and origination. Regional and industry-focused teams ensure the delivery of the entire range of financial products and services to the bank’s clients.

Private & Business Clients

PBC provides banking and other financial services to private customers, self-employed clients as well as small and medium-sized businesses both in Germany and internationally. PBC’s product range includes payment and current account services, investment management and retirement planning, securities, deposits and loans.

PBC is a leading retail bank in Deutsche Bank’s home market, Germany, with a franchise in Italy, Spain, Belgium, Portugal, Poland and India. In China, PBC cooperates closely with Hua Xia Bank in which it holds a 19.99 % stake and is its second largest shareholder.

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management

Deutsche AWM helps individuals and institutions worldwide to protect and grow their wealth, offering traditional active, passive and alternative investments across all major asset classes. Deutsche AWM also provides customized wealth management solutions and private banking services to high net worth and ultra high net worth individuals and family offices.

Global Transaction Banking

GTB provides commercial banking products and services for both corporates and financial institutions worldwide, including domestic and cross-border payments, risk management and financing of international trade as well as trust, agency, depositary, custody and related services.

Non-Core Operations Unit

The objectives of the NCOU are to free up capital, reduce the balance sheet and protect shareholder value by reducing risks from non-core assets, liabilities and business activities. Ensuring transparency as well as strict capital and balance sheet management are critical success factors for Deutsche Bank in light of the continually evolving regulatory environment.

Infrastructure and Regional Management

The Infrastructure functions comprise departments such as Finance, Legal, Compliance, Group Audit, Risk, Communications, Corporate Social Responsibility & Public Affairs, Human Resources, Group Technology and Operations, Group Strategy, Corporate Insurance and DB Research. These units support the Management Board through their strategy, risk management and control functions.

Regional Management covers regional responsibilities worldwide and represents regional interests at the Group level.


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