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Xtrackers Adds 5 ETFs to Schwab ETF OneSource™

July 11, 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 11, 2018--DWS today announced the availability of five additional Xtrackers exchange-traded funds (ETFs), including three ETFs from its high yield toolbox, on Schwab ETF OneSource™, Charles Schwab & Co.’s program that provides investors and advisors with access to commission-free ETF 1 trading.

The five newly added funds are:

Xtrackers High Beta High Yield Bond ETF (NYSE Arca: HYUP) Xtrackers Low Beta High Yield Bond ETF (NYSE Arca: HYDW) Xtrackers Short Duration High Yield Bond ETF (NYSE Arca: SHYL) Xtrackers MSCI EAFE High Dividend Yield Equity ETF (NYSE Arca: HDEF) Xtrackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF (NYSE Arca: ASHR)

“We are pleased to continue the expansion of our relationship with Schwab ETF OneSource, which now offers 18 of our Xtrackers funds to investors,” said Fiona Bassett, Global Co-Head of Passive Asset Management. “Through the most recent addition of HYUP, HYDW and SHYL to the program, Schwab clients will have a full complement of cost-effective high yield solutions to tailor their exposure to the high-yield bond market. In addition, Schwab clients looking for access to high-quality international dividend equities across developed market countries (ex. the U.S. and Canada) can get that through our HDEF fund. Via ASHR, Schwab clients are able to access the 300 largest and most liquid stocks in the China A-share market, allowing them to diversify their portfolio while investing in the world’s second largest economy.”

As of July 3, 2018, Schwab clients can now buy and sell the following 18 Xtrackers ETFs commission-free:

For more information about the ETFs available in the US, visit: www.Xtrackers.com.

DWS Group

DWS Group GmbH & Co. KGaA (DWS) is one of the world’s leading asset managers with USD 831 billion of assets under management (as of 31 March 2018). Building on more than 60 years of experience and a reputation for excellence in Germany and across Europe, DWS aims to be recognized by clients globally as a trusted source for integrated investment solutions, stability and innovation across a full spectrum of investment disciplines.

DWS offers individuals and institutions access to our strong investment capabilities across all major asset classes and solutions aligned to growth trends. Its diverse expertise in Active, Passive and Alternatives asset management – as well as our deep environmental, social and governance focus – complement each other when creating targeted solutions for our clients. The firm’s expertise and on-the-ground-knowledge of our economists, research analysts and investment professionals are brought together in one consistent global CIO View, which guides our strategic investment approach.

DWS wants to innovate and shape the future of investing: with staff from 35 nationalities, speaking more than 75 languages rooted in 22 countries, we are local while being one global team.

About Schwab ETF OneSource™

Schwab ETF OneSource offers investors and advisors access to 200+ commission-free ETFs. Commission-free online trading is available to individual investors at Schwab, to approximately 7,000 independent investment advisors who use Schwab’s custodial services and through Schwab retirement accounts that permit trading of ETFs.

Schwab offers a range of resources to help clients choose ETFs that fit their investment needs, including the Schwab ETF Select List™, tutorials, education, research and tools available via Schwab’s online ETF center and live events at local Schwab branches.

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. receives remuneration from third-party ETF companies participating in Schwab ETF OneSource™ for record keeping, shareholder services and other administrative services, including program development and maintenance.

DWS Group is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or endorsed by Schwab. Any information provided by DWS Group should not be considered either a recommendation by Schwab or a solicitation of any offer to purchase or sell any securities, and Schwab makes no representations regarding DWS Group content.

Consider each Fund’s investment objectives, risk factors, and charges and expenses before investing. This and other important information can be found in the Fund’s prospectus, which may be obtained by calling 1-855-DBX-ETFS (1-855-329-3837) or by viewing or downloading a prospectus at . Please read it carefully before investing.

DBX Advisors LLC (DBX) is the investment adviser to the Xtrackers ETFs, which are distributed by ALPS Distributors, Inc. (ALPS). DBX is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Deutsche Bank AG, neither of which is affiliated with ALPS.

RISKS: Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal. Stocks may decline in value. Bond investments are subject to interest-rate, credit, liquidity and market risks to varying degrees. When interest rates rise, bond prices generally fall. Foreign investing involves greater and different risks than investing in US companies, including currency fluctuations, less liquidity, less developed or less efficient trading markets, lack of comprehensive company information, political instability and differing auditing and legal standards. Emerging markets tend to be more volatile and less liquid than the markets of more mature economies, and generally have less diverse and less mature economic structures and less stable political systems than those of developed countries. Funds investing in a single industry, country or in a limited geographic region generally are more volatile than more diversified funds. Special risks associated with investments in Chinese companies include exposure to currency fluctuations, less liquidity, less developed or less efficient trading markets, lack of comprehensive company information, political instability and differing auditing and legal standards the nature and extent of intervention by the Chinese government in the Chinese securities markets, and the potential unavailability of A shares. Uncertainties in the Chinese tax rules governing taxation of income and gains from investments in A-shares could result in unexpected tax liabilities for the Fund, or underlying funds, which may reduce Fund returns. Any reduction or elimination of access to A-shares will have a material adverse effect on the ability of the fund to achieve its investment objective. Performance of a Fund may diverge from that of an Underlying Index due to operating expenses, transaction costs, cash flows, use of sampling strategies or operational inefficiencies. There are additional risks associated within high-yield bonds, aggressive growth stocks, non-diversified/concentrated funds and small- and mid-cap stocks which are more fully explained in the prospectuses, as applicable. An investment in any Fund should be considered only as a supplement to a complete investment program for those investors willing to accept the risks associated with that fund. Please read the prospectus for more information.

Nothing contained herein is fiduciary or impartial investment advice that is individualized or directed to any plan, plan participant, or IRA owner regarding the advisability of any investment transaction, including any IRA distribution or rollover.

ALPS Distributors, Inc. is not affiliated with Charles Schwab.

No bank guarantee | Not FDIC insured | May lose value

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1 Conditions Apply: Trades in ETFs available through Schwab ETF OneSource™ (including Schwab ETFs™) are available without commissions when placed online in a Schwab account. Service charges apply for trade orders placed through a broker ($25) or by automated phone ($5). An exchange processing fee applies to sell transactions. Certain types of Schwab ETF OneSource transactions are not eligible for the commission waiver, such as short sells and buys to cover (not including Schwab ETFs). Schwab reserves the right to change the ETFs it makes available without commissions. All ETFs are subject to management fees and expenses. Please see Charles Schwab Pricing Guide for additional information.

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CONTACT: DWS

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