Value Proposition for Investors

Access to a breadth of strategies

— Managed Futures

— FX

— Systematic Risk Premia

— Overlay Strategies

Security, transparency, governance

The cornerstone of the platform is to separate the functions normally present within an investment strategy into the constituent parts:

— Governance, Operations and Control – Deutsche Bank is responsible for all non-investment aspects, including delivery vehicle, corporate governance, operational control, regulatory and compliance.

— Investment management - The asset manager is responsible for trading the portfolio within the risk and operational framework established on investment management agreement.

Payoff and investment vehicle flexibility

— DB Certificates/Notes (delta-1, levered)

— 3rd party issued Certificates/Notes (DB is the hedge provider)

— OTC Derivatives (full recourse/non-recourse)

— Capital Protected Notes (Bond+Call, Max NAV)

— Option payoffs (Warrants, OTC Options)

— Bespoke funds (UCITS, AIF)

Key Features for Investors

Market-leading & award-winning logo

& award-winning

One of the first and largest unfunded managed accounts platforms, winning numerous industry awards both for individual accounts and for the platform

Flexible delivery formats and payoffs

Flexible delivery formats
and payoffs

Multiple access routes (e.g. swaps, notes, certificates) with various payoffs (e.g. delta one, principal protection, options) with ability to adjust desired exposure level online

Flexibility in launching new strategies logo

Flexibility in launching
new strategies

Lower minimums required to launch new managers and faster time to market

Multiple currencies available logo

Multiple currencies available

Allows investor to choose the currency of investment without the need for a currency class or FX hedging

Real-time reporting logo

Real-time reporting

Custom real-time online performance reporting and P&L breakdown in addition to comprehensive reporting capabilities

Daily liquidity logo

Daily liquidity

Daily liquidity and efficient portfolio rebalancing through a web interface remaining fully invested at all times

Capital-efficient solutions logo

Capital-efficient solutions

Solutions around regulatory and capital requirements

Transparent and efficient fee structure logo

Transparent and efficient fee structure

Single all-in fee at the product level with no additional fund costs such as admin fees etc

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ISAE 3402

International operational quality assurance ISAE 3402 from external auditor on operational controls

Independent due diligence logo

Independent due diligence

Independent due diligence reports provided to investors by external consultant, Mercer

Online Tool-Kit for Investors

Strategy Screening Tool

— Online tool to browse up to date performance of 40+ available strategies on the platform

— Filter strategies by various risk and performance metrics

dbSelect Strategy screening tool screen
dbSelect Portfolio calculator tool screen

Portfolio calculator tool

— Add selected strategies to a portfolio and calculate the historical performance of the portfolio with customized currencies and weights

— Output daily returns, as well as risks and performance statistics

Recompose portfolio online

— Add/remove strategies. Change allocation weights to strategies in your basket

— No cash movement

— No documentation

dbSelect Recompose portfolio online screen
dbSelect Reporting tool - detailed basket information screen

Reporting tool - Detailed basket information

— P&L attribution and explanation

— List of top movers of the portfolio

— Exposure breakdown into asset classes

— Manager composition and performance

For demo access and more information about the platform, please contact us:


Platform for Institutional Investors only - not for retail

February 2021

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