Legal Provision Anticipated by Deutsche Bank Amid Shareholder Claims

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Deutsche Bank has announced that it anticipates being affected by a law provision in the second quarter 2024.
Deutsche Bank has announced that it anticipates being affected by a law provision in the second quarter 2024.

Deutsche Bank has announced that it anticipates being affected by a legal provision stemming from ongoing legal proceedings in the second quarter of 2024.

Statement from the Higher Regional Court of Cologne:

The Higher Regional Court of Cologne has indicated that it may find in favor of certain former Postbank shareholders regarding claims linked to the unit’s takeover, thus prompting Deutsche Bank’s preparatory measures.

In response to the court’s statements, Deutsche Bank has acknowledged that its assessment of the likelihood of a future financial outflow will be adjusted, necessitating the implementation of a legal provision.

Estimation of Future Outflow:

The bank’s statement indicates that the provision may encompass the estimated value of the claims, which is approximately 1.3 billion euros ($1.39 billion).

The magnitude of Claims and Financial Provision:

This provision underscores the potential financial impact of the legal dispute as Deutsche Bank braces for the possible fulfillment of claims by former Postbank shareholders, pending the court’s final ruling.

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