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    PROSPECTUS

    Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch ("Deutsche Bank AG London" or the "Issuer")

    Up to SEK 250,000,000 Deutsche Bank AG (DE) Fund Opportunity Coupon SEK 2025 Notes, due 22 September 2025 (the "Notes" or the "Securities" or the "Digital Variable Coupon Notes")

    Issue Price: 102 per cent. of the Nominal Amount per Note

    ISIN: XS0461363573 / WKN: DB1Y9H

    This document constitutes a prospectus (the "Prospectus") for the purposes of Article 5.3 of Directive 2003/71/EC as amended, including by Directive 2010/73/EU (the "Prospectus Directive") relating to the above-referenced Securities issued by Deutsche Bank AG, acting through its London branch (the "Issuer"). The Prospectus will be published on the Luxembourg

    Stock Exchange website, www.bourse.lu.

    The Securities

    The Securities are in the form of Notes. The terms and conditions of the Securities will comprise:

    the General Conditions (the "General Conditions") as set forth in "General Conditions" below; and

    the product terms of the Securities (the "Product Terms"), as completing and amending the General Conditions, as set forth in the section entitled "Product Terms" below.

    Information incorporated by reference

    This Prospectus incorporates by reference certain information from (i) the Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft EUR 80 billion Debt Issuance Programme Base Prospectus dated 22 June 2017 (the " 2017 EMTN Base Prospectus"), (ii) the unaudited interim report as of 31 March 2017 of Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (the "31 March 2017 Interim Report"), (iii) the Annual Report of Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft as of 31 December 2016 ("2016 Annual Report"), and (iv) the Annual Report of Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft as of 31 December 2015 ("2015 Annual Report") (see "Documents Incorporated by Reference" below). You should read this Prospectus together with such information from the 2017 EMTN Base Prospectus, the 31 March 2017 Interim Report, the 2016 Annual Report and the 2015 Annual Report.

    Risk Factors

    Prospective purchasers of the Securities should ensure that they understand fully the nature of the Securities, as well as the extent of their exposure to risks associated with an investment in the Securities and should consider the suitability of an investment in the Securities in the light of their own particular financial, fiscal and other circumstances. Prospective purchasers of the Securities should refer to the "Risk Factors" section of this Prospectus together with the relevant Risk Factors incorporated by reference from the 2017 EMTN Base Prospectus. The Securities will represent direct, unsecured and unsubordinated contractual obligations of the Issuer which will rank pari passu among themselves and pari passu with all other unsecured and unsubordinated obligations of the Issuer except for any statutory priority regime of the jurisdiction of the Issuer's incorporation or of the jurisdiction where the branch is established that provides certain claims will be satisfied first in a resolution or German insolvency proceeding with respect to the Issuer. The senior debt securities will be subject to Resolution Measures, as discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of this Prospectus under "Regulatory Bail-in and other Resolution Measures" below.

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    The date of this Prospectus is 04 July 2017

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS

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    IMPORTANT NOTICES ........................................................................................................ 4 SUMMARY ............................................................................................................................ 6 I. RISK FACTORS ........................................................................................................ 25

    A. RISK FACTORS IN RESPECT OF THE ISSUER ................................................. 25 B. RISK FACTORS IN RESPECT OF THE SECURITIES ......................................... 25 C. RISK FACTORS RELATED TO SECURITIES GENERALLY ................................ 29 D. RISK FACTORS RELATING TO THE MARKET GENERALLY ............................. 34 E. CONFLICTS OF INTEREST .................................................................................. 38

    II. GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE SECURITIES................................................... 41 A. GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE UNDERLYING .............................................. 42 B. GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE OFFERING OF THE SECURITIES ...... 43

    III. DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE ................................................ 45 IV. GENERAL INFORMATION ....................................................................................... 48 V. GENERAL CONDITIONS .......................................................................................... 56 VI. PRODUCT TERMS ................................................................................................... 94 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ............................................................................................. 99 VII. GENERAL INFORMATION ON TAXATION AND SELLING RESTRICTIONS ...... 103

    A. GENERAL TAXATION INFORMATION ............................................................... 103 B. GENERAL SELLING AND TRANSFER RESTRICTIONS ................................... 112

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    IMPORTANT NOTICES

    Responsibility Statement: The Issuer accepts responsibility for the information contained in this document. To the best of the knowledge of the Issuer, having taken all reasonable care to ensure that such is the case, the information contained in this document is in accordance with the facts and does not omit anything likely to affect the import of such information.

    Consent to Use of Prospectus: With respect to Article 3(2) of the Prospectus Directive the Issuer consents, to the extent and under the conditions below, to the use of the Prospectus during the Offering Period as long as the Prospectus is valid in accordance with Article 9 of the Prospectus Directive and accepts responsibility for the content of the Prospectus also with respect to subsequent resale or final placement of Securities by any financial intermediary which was given consent to use the prospectus.

    Such consent was given to only one (individual consent) specified financial intermediary, being Deutsche Bank AG Brussels Branch, Avenue Marnix 13-15, Brussels, Belgium and only for offers made in Belgium to any person who complies with all other requirements for investment as set out in this Prospectus or otherwise determined by the Issuer and/or the relevant financial intermediary. In other EEA countries, offers may only be made pursuant to an exemption under the Prospectus Directive as implemented in such jurisdictions.

    Such consent by the Issuer is subject to each dealer and/or financial intermediary complying with the terms and conditions described in this Prospectus as well as any applicable selling restrictions. The distribution of this Prospectus as well as the offering, sale and delivery of Securities in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law.

    Each dealer and/or each financial intermediary, if any, and/or each person into whose possession this Prospectus comes is required to inform themselves about and observe any such restrictions. The Issuer reserves the right to withdraw its consent to the use of this Prospectus in relation to certain dealers and/or financial intermediaries.

    In case of an offer being made by a financial intermediary, such financial intermediary must provide information to investors on the terms and conditions of the offer at the time the offer is made.

    Any new information with respect to financial intermediaries unknown at the time of the approval of the Prospectus will be published on the internet page www.x-markets.db.com.

    CSSF disclaimer: This Prospectus has been approved by the Commission de surveillance du secteur financier (the "CSSF"), in its capacity as competent authority under the Luxembourg Act dated 10 July 2005 (the "Luxembourg Law") on prospectuses for securities which implements the Prospectus Directive into Luxembourg. The CSSF only approves this Prospectus as meeting the requirements imposed under Luxembourg and EU law pursuant to the Prospectus Directive.. The CSSF gives no undertaking as to the economic and financial soundness of the Securities and quality or solvency of the Issuer in line with the provisions of article 7(7) of the Luxembourg Law on prospectuses for securities.

    Listing and admission to trading: Application has been made to the Luxembourg Stock Exchange for the Securities to be listed on the Official List and admitted to trading on its regulated market. There can be no assurance that any such listing will be obtained, or if obtained, will be maintained. The regulated market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (the Luxembourg Stock Exchange) is a regulated market for the purposes of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Directive 2004/39/EC). This Prospectus will constitute a prospectus for the purposes of the Prospectus Directive.

    No other information: In connection with the issue and sale of the Securities, no person is authorised to give any information or to make any representation not contained in the Prospectus, and neither the Issuer nor the Dealer accepts responsibility for any information or representation so given that is not contained in the Prospectus.

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    Restrictions on distribution: The distribution of the Prospectus and the offering of the Securities in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law. Persons into whose possession the Prospectus comes are required by the Issuer to inform themselves about, and to observe, such restrictions.

    Important U