PRESS RELEASES 2013

Q3

H1 2013: DZ BANK Group increases profit before taxes to EUR 1.34 billion

A good operating performance throughout the DZ BANK Group - focus on cooperative financial network remains successful

Q1

DZ BANK appoints Stefan Zeidler to its Board of Managing Directors

Stefan Zeidler (49) will become new Member of the Board of Managing Directors of DZ BANK AG with effect from 1 October 2013. He will succeed Hans-Theo Macke (63), who will retire as planned at the end of his contract on 31 December 2013.

Preliminary figures for the financial year 2012 - DZ BANK Group: profit before taxes reaches around €1.32 billion – Tier 1 capital ratio strengthened significantly

The DZ BANK Group increased its earnings significantly in the 2012 financial year. The preliminary figures according to IFRS show a profit before taxes of €1.319 billion.

DZ BANK AG signs the Equator Principles

On 1 January 2013 DZ BANK AG recognised the Equator Principles, which provide a global standard for project finance, thus documenting that it is prepared to develop its core business in a sustainable manner.