Deutsche Bank receives U.S. antitrust approval for Postbank takeover
* Shareholding in Postbank now at 52%
* First time consolidation of Postbank as of 3 December 2010
Deutsche Bank AG (XETRA: DBKGn.DE / NYSE: DB) today announced that it has received the approval from U.S. antitrust authorities for the takeover of Deutsche Postbank AG. Subsequently, Deutsche Bank increased its shareholding in Postbank back to 51.98%, the level achieved through the public tender offer, which had been settled on 3 December 2010.
Deutsche Bank will now consolidate Postbank’s accounts as of the settlement date. Postbank’s results for December 2010 will be reflected in Deutsche Bank’s 4Q2010 financials.
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