PRESS RELEASES 2012

Q3

H1 2012: DZ BANK Group reports profit before taxes of EUR 515 million

The DZ BANK Group made a robust showing in the first half of the current financial year despite the on-going sovereign debt crisis and the slackening economy.

DZ BANK und WGZ BANK merge their private equity companies

The shareholders of both companies voted for the merger at the shareholders’ meeting. The parent companies had already signed a corresponding declaration of intent in October of the past year.

Q1

Preliminary figures for the financial year 2011 – DZ BANK Group: good operating performance – severe strains caused by sovereign debt crisis

Successes at the operating level thanks to close cooperation with the cooperative banks / Strains caused by the sovereign debt crisis reduce profit before taxes to €324 million / Dividend of 5 cents per share