NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 28, 2017--
Deutsche Bank today announced its appointment as successor depositary
bank for the NASDAQ-Listed American Depositary Receipt program of
Vodafone Group Plc (“Vodafone”).
Vodafone (NASDAQ:VOD) is one of the world’s largest telecommunications
companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging,
data and fixed communications. Vodafone has mobile operations in 26
countries, partners with mobile networks in 49 more, and fixed broadband
operations in 17 markets. As of 31 December 2016, Vodafone had 470
million mobile customers and 14 million fixed broadband customers.
Vodafone is headquartered in London.*
“We are pleased to have been appointed as successor depositary bank for
Vodafone’s NASDAQ-Listed ADR program, which is one of the largest and
most liquid in the world,” said Brian Studdert, Global Head of
Depositary Receipts at Deutsche Bank. “We look forward to providing our
high quality client service and dedicated support to help to drive the
ADR program’s future success.”
In addition to specializing in administering cross-border equity
structures such as American and Global Depositary Receipts, Deutsche
Bank provides corporates, financial institutions, hedge funds and
supranational agencies around the world with trustee, agency, escrow and
related services. The Bank offers a very broad range of services for
diverse products, from complex securitizations and project finance to
syndicated loans, debt exchanges and restructurings.
* This information provided by Vodafone Group Plc (February 2017)
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The Depositary Receipts have been registered pursuant to the US
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which is the subject of this notice is not available to retail clients
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