2010 October

Deutsche Bank and The Australian host inaugural Business Leaders Forum.

2010 September

Deutsche Bank pledges NZD 100,000 to earthquake relief in New Zealand.

2010 September

Deutsche Bank hosts second sold out Women in Banking and Finance Annual Forum.

2010 August

Deutsche Bank and Craigs Investment Partners officially form strategic alliance.

2010 July

Deutsche Bank named Best Global Investment Bank and Best Debt House Australia by Euromoney Magazine.

2010 May

Deutsche Bank supports the expansion of 17th Biennale of Sydney's education programs as Education partner.

2009 November

Children from the bushfire affected areas in Gippsland encounter a 1960s caravan transformed into a 'high tech' art experience thanks to Deutsche Bank.

2009 September

Deutsche Bank hosts the inaugural Women in Finance Forum.

2009 June

Deutsche Bank enables talent with the inaugural Deutsche Bank scholarship in Actuarial Studies.

2009 May

Deutsche Bank named Australasia's leading FX House for the fourth consecutive year.

2009 February

Deutsche Bank pledges AUD 250,000 to bushfire relief in Victoria.

2008 May

Deutsche Bank named Australasia's leading FX House by definitive annual global survey.

2008 March

Deutsche Bank and Sydney Dance Company announce Platinum Partnership.

2007 March

Deutsche Bank announces the retirement of Clive Smith, Chairman of Deutsche Bank Australia and New Zealand and the appointment of Deutsche Bank Japan CEO, John (JT) Macfarlane as successor.

2006 September

Deutsche Bank prices an AUD 500 million 3 year floating rate note to support continued growth across its Australian operations in the Global Markets, Global Banking and Asset Management divisions.

2006 February

Deutsche Bank places NZD 300 million in its first senior ranking medium term note offer in New Zealand. The NZD 300 million public issue for Deutsche Bank’s New Zealand operation was increased from NZD 200 million due to the high level of demand from investors.

2005 November

Deutsche Bank announces the expansion of its Private Wealth Management Division in Australia by taking on the former HSBC Asset Management Private Investment Group from Challenger Financial Services.

2005 October

Deutsche Bank acquires a 19.9 per cent equity stake in Wilson HTM Investment Group, one of Australia’s leading investment advisory groups, and forms a strategic alliance to create a new force in retail broking.

2005 September

Deutsche Bank's Australasian headquarters relocates to the newly built Deutsche Bank Place, Corner Hunter and Phillip Streets, Sydney, which is the first Lord Norman Foster building in the Southern hemisphere.

2004 July

Deutsche Bank forms an alliance with Plenary Group, the specialist public private partnership business.

2002 June

Chum Darvall becomes CEO, Deutsche Bank, Australia and New Zealand. Chum had previously been Head of Global Markets, Australia and New Zealand.

1999 September

Morgan Grenfell (Australia) changes its name to Deutsche Asset Management.

1999 June

Deutsche Bank takes control date of Bankers Trust globally. In Australia, Bankers Trust Australia (BTAL) is sold to the Principal Financial Group including the BT Investment banking business which is subsequently sold to Macquarie Bank. The Global Custody business in Australia and Bankers Trust New Zealand Investment Banking Operations are retained.

1999 May

Deutsche Bank named 'Best Foreign Bank' in the 1999 Australian Banking & Finance Awards.

1998 November

Deutsche Bank announces it will acquire all outstanding shares of the common stock of Bankers Trust - closure expected in mid 1999.

1998 August

Axiom Funds Management changes its name to Morgan Grenfell (Australia) Limited.

1998 July

Deutsche Bank/Deutsche Morgan Grenfell changes its name to Deutsche Bank (Australia).

1998 July

Deutsche Bank Group exercises the option to acquire the remaining 49 per cent equity interest in Deutsche Morgan Grenfell (Australia) (formerly Bain & Company).

1997 December

Deutsche Morgan Grenfell acquires EL & C Baillieu, Melbourne.

1997 May

Deutsche Morgan Grenfell acquires Axiom Funds Management.

1996 November

Bain & Company changes its name to Deutsche Morgan Grenfell.


Deutsche Bank Group is granted a banking licence in New Zealand.


Deutsche Bank Group's global investment banking activities are amalgamated under the name Deutsche Morgan Grenfell.

1994 July

Deutsche Bank AG is granted authority to establish a foreign bank branch operation in Australia (Sydney & Melbourne) and the previous banking subsidiary exists carrying on banking business from this date. Bain & Company continues to operate the investment banking activities in Australia.

1992 March

Deutsche Bank Group increases its voting interests in Bain & Company from 51 per cent to 100 per cent.

1989 January

Deutsche Bank acquires 50 per cent of Bain & Company, increasing its interests to 51 per cent in 1991.


A wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Bank is granted an unrestricted banking licence, transacting both commercial and investment banking business from offices in Melbourne and Sydney.


Deutsche Bank is represented in Australia.


Bain & Company is established.

Footer Navigation:
Last Update: November 27, 2012
Copyright © 2017 Deutsche Bank AG