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Jain Fails to Repeat Deutsche Bank Debt Success With Equity

Anshu Jain, head of the division of Deutsche Bank AG (DBK) ‘s investment banking and was promoted to director of the co-leader of Germany’s biggest bank last month to cement his status as a potential commercial debt.

He had less success in a seven-year effort to turn actions, which sells and trades equities and equity-linked derivatives, a world leader, a performance that could haunt the company, based in Frankfurt in the form of capital higher risk doing business less profitable fixed income.

“Jain is pretty good track record in terms of business, a success carries more than three positions, although this share has not done so far,” said Dirk Hoffmann-Beckingen, an analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein Ltd. in London. “The market is clearly moving the relative importance of fixed income investments compared to the subscription of advice, and equity securities. It ‘clear that Deutsche Bank is to move to these companies.”

Deutsche Bank fell to seventh place in equities in the first half of quarter of this year, in 2004, based on their revenue sharing among the largest investment banks in nine years, according to data compiled by Bloomberg from the company reports. This compares with the second place ranking in global sales and trading revenues, including fixed income, currencies and commodities, up from third in 2004.

The decline occurred Jain renewed his actions and management, after the loss of a credit crisis in 2008, changing its focus of betting on the bank of its money-commerce customers, competitors, the change is reflected in the middle of a regulatory crackdown on the exchange of property rights.

Co-Chief Executive

Jain, 48, oversees more than 60 percent of revenues from Deutsche Bank and 80 percent of its taxable income as head of corporate banking and investment. The device consists of negotiation, underwriting, corporate finance, mergers advisory and banking transactions, including cash management and trade finance.

Jains from India will share the role of CEO with Juergen Fitschen, 62, who is responsible for Germany after Josef Ackermann, 63, downstairs, May 31 Jain declined to comment on this story.

Deutsche Bank was up 0.4 percent to € 27.50 in Frankfurt trading, while the 46-company Bloomberg Europe Banks and Financial Services index was 1.7 percent. The Bank, which fared better than their European competitors such as UBS AG and Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc to the credit crisis in 2008 grew by 7.9 per cent by the end of the year through yesterday, compared with 11 percent decline in the index database.

“Role of Mass”

“If you look at the performance of the financial crisis of the entire Jain and profits over the years, has played a huge role to play, in which Deutsche Bank has today,” said Michael Rohr, an analyst Sylvia Quandt Research GmbH in Frankfurt . “And ‘desirable that the Deutsche Bank to build strength in equities, but not if it requires excessive costs.”

Increased income of actions that help the bank counter the effect of more stringent capital requirements agreed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision that can reduce the performance of fixed-income business. The profitability of a bargaining unit often increases with a market share, so the climbing rating action can help support Jain returns for shareholders.

“Usually less than 10, you lose money, only seven meet its capital,” Jain said investors in London on June 1, speaking of ratings in the industry. “You start to return to shareholders over five years to three years, you become very profitable.”

“The pressure to be among the three, is the difference between a RE acceptable and what is not,” especially under the rules of Basel III, he said, referring to the return on equity.

’800-Pound Gorilla’

While Deutsche Bank has won market share in U.S. cash equities and Asia, the bank is “insufficient” in those areas, with equity derivatives business, Jain said in June, citing data from market research companies.

The U.S. equity cash business, or make stock transactions on behalf of corporate and institutional clients, is the most difficult to crack. German bank aims to reach top five, and it is now the seventh, according to Jain’s presentation.

“The U.S. market is the 800-pound gorilla, and represents about 50 percent of Global Equity Pool Commission,” said John Colon, a consultant at Greenwich Associates, a market research Stamford, Connecticut and consulting firm for companies financial services. “The leader in the U.S. will look like a world leader.”

The highest yields

The Basel Committee is changing the rules on the amount of capital banks must hold against their operations. Rules on trading assets to be carried out at the end of this year, and additional changes to take effect in 2019, will save between 13 points and 14 percentage points of return before tax on equity at the investment bank Deutsche Bank, according to Jain slides presented in June

An additional 3 percentage points to 4 percentage points may disappear due to regulations such as the rule against Volcker proprietary trading, the slides showed.

Deutsche Bank intends to respond to that by selling assets, reduce costs and capture more market share to maintain pre-tax ROE of over 20 per cent compared to 28 percent in 2010, said Jain. Shares and consulting firms to produce higher returns because they are less capital intensive and will be less affected by the Basel rules.

If more stringent requirements in force in 2010, the average return of capital for securities firms on Wall Street bond would have been 5.7 percentage points from 8.3 percent, and equity have been reduced ROE 2 , 6 percentage points to 16.5 percent, Morgan Stanley (MS), directed by Huw van Steenis analysts estimated in January.

Pool Revenue

“Banks are direct actions in the best position for Basel III”, Morgan Stanley analysts wrote in a New York newspaper, Oliver Wyman Group, in March. “No wonder so many companies seeking to enter or beef up their shares in circles.”

Analysts expect that all fixed income can decrease this year, while the actions can start to recover. The total revenue generated by the actions of the nine largest companies in the first half of this year increased by 7.9 percent over the same period in 2010, while revenues in fixed income, currencies and commodities fell by 18 percent, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

“The strategy of Deutsche Bank for a few years ago was to prioritize the rate of investment than equities,” said Jeremy SiGe, an analyst at Barclays Capital in London. “They took a more negative on equities and tried to approach the business differently. Recently, they came a little ‘back and said we need to work more equity, partly because of the rules of capital.”

“Bond House’

Jain, who began his career as a derivatives strategist for Merrill Lynch & Co. and was taken to the Deutsche Bank in 1995 by Edson Mitchell, was commissioned to redesign the business of bank stocks in 2004 that analysts Stuart Graham and Merrill Lynch, has criticized the company is based on obligations. While critics have gone out like all fixed income increased 67 percent from 2004 to 2010, increased dependency.

Fixed income, currencies and commodities involved in 61 percent of the revenue bonds of unity in the first half of the year, up 55 percent in 2004, company reports show. Share of trade generated by actions fell by about 15 percent from 22 percent during the period, the data collected by Bloomberg show.

“Deutsche Bank is primarily a fixed-home,” said Simon Maughan, director of sales and distribution of MF Global Ltd. in London.

Gain market share

The bank has increased revenue in the ranking of the stock and bond underwriting and advising clients on mergers, according to enjoying an expansion of Michael Cohrs, who retired in 2010. The company hired 141 CEOs and directors of corporate finance from 2008 to 2010, according to the filing of Jain.

Deutsche Bank captured the sixth part of underwriting income and council from among the nine largest banks in the first half of 2011, up from eighth in 2009. Since the financial crisis, Jain has also strengthened the bank revenue bonds, currencies and commodities, second only to JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) in the first half of this year, the performance data.

The gain is partly the result of its expansion in commodities began a division of Jain strengthen in 2006 with the appointment of David Silbert Merrill Lynch as head of global business. In 2009, more revenue from products has doubled and the bank is now one of the five largest companies with a market share of 11 percent, according to the presentation Jain June

Prop Trading

When Jain took care of the company shares in 2004, he combined entity with a fixed income to reduce costs in research and technology executives and replaced. At that time, about half the share of revenues from proprietary trading and retail structured products.

Jain had my own business, so do not miss top traders and hedge funds have sought to improve Deutsche Bank’s revenues by focusing on more complex products, rather than plain-vanilla stocks to retailers.

The Equities business suffered during the crisis, registering losses of 1.7 billion euros (2.5 billion) in equity derivatives, and $ 413 million into exclusive negotiations for the fourth quarter of 2008.

After the loss, Jain decided to restructure the company to gain market share in servicing customers and less to take positions in the market. The company has appointed Michele Gissi and Roger Naylor to run global equity derivatives in November 2008 and a month later called Garth Ritchie and co-directors of the shares of Robert Karofsky Bouh to replace Yassin. Karofsky left in June 2010.

“Work in Progress”

The contribution to the total share of revenues from proprietary trading fell to about 10 percent in 2009 from 21 percent in 2005, and the company was closed in the third quarter last year. Pablo Calderini, Head of Equity Trading exclusive, left to join a hedge fund.

“Jain inherited a company that was dependent on proprietary trading, structured equity derivatives and arbitrage strategies,” said Kinner Lakhani, an analyst at London-based Citigroup Inc. (C) “Stocks are still a work in progress, but deserves some credit Jain to reshape society. “

Since early 2009, Deutsche Bank hired 150 people in action through research, sales and trading, focusing on North America and Asia. The bank rose to seventh and third places in U.S. stocks and Asian cash, respectively, of the ninth and tenth spots in 2007, according to the presentation Jain June It ranks first in Europe.


Deutsche Bank is also trying to win more business for hedge funds and was ranked fourth in the primary broker for hedge funds and asset respondents voted best in Global Custodian, an industry magazine titles.

The market share gains have not translated into higher incomes. Part of the Deutsche Bank in all total revenues decreased 8.6 percent of the shares in the first half of the year by 11 percent in 2004, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

Some of the competitors have improved after the shares of the credit crunch. Us Group AG (CSGN), which was approximately equal to income shares by Deutsche Bank in 2007, also suffered losses from proprietary trading and equity derivatives in the fourth quarter of 2008. Zurich-based bank said in February 2009, will prevent some companies to reduce risk and focus on the customer’s business. At the end of each year, the bank has been the second largest share of revenue accounted for when Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS), Bloomberg data show. Us was ranked third in the first half of the year, behind New York, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley.

Thinner Air

Gaining market share in equities requires a significant investment in research and consulting, and infrastructure and technology, said Colon, Greenwich Associates.

“Deutsche Bank has done a really good step,” he said. “But the mountain is not only sharper and thinner than the air just to move up.”

Jain said in June it was “committed and determined” to make it five in U.S. cash equities. Reform project, the bank’s electronic trading system to improve management systems should be completed by the end of the year.

The Bank’s performance removed any doubt that it would be a “significant equity company,” Jain said at the time.

“And ‘run, run, run,” he said. “Gone are the days when investment banking was a great game show and become only the seventh through the ninth player in the standings was not you give shareholders a reasonable return.”

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