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DWS Investment GmbH and DWS International GmbH participates in extra-judicial settlement mechanisms of the following institutions:

Ombudsstelle of BVI
Bundesverband Investment und Asset Management e.V.
Unter den Linden 42
D-10117 Berlin
Phone: +49 (0) 30 6449046-0
Fax: +49 (0) 30 6449046-29

Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin)
Graurheindorfer Straße 108,
D-53117 Bonn
Marie-Curie-Straße 24-28,
D-60439 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: + 49 (0) 228 4108-0
Telefax: +49 (0) 228 4108-1550

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As from 10 March 2021, the 'Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on sustainability-related disclosures in the financial services sector', the so-called Disclosure Regulation, shall apply to DWS Investment GmbH, a financial market participant and financial adviser within the meaning of this regulation, as well as to DWS International GmbH, a financial market participant and financial adviser within the meaning of this regulation.

For the purposes of compliance with Article 10 Disclosure Regulation, DWS Investment GmbH and DWS International GmbH will include the information required under Article 10 Disclosure Regulation on the transparency of the promotion of environmental or social characteristics and of sustainable investments for professional clients under the website jointly operated by DWS Investment GmbH and DWS International GmbH. 

According to the Disclosure Regulation, DWS Investment GmbH and DWS International GmbH are also obliged to publish on their website certain information on the integration of sustainability risks and the consideration of adverse sustainability impacts in their processes. This information can be found here.

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The information contained in this content does not constitute investment advice.

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The information contained in this content does not constitute a financial analysis but qualifies as marketing communication. This marketing communication is neither subject to all legal provisions ensuring the impartiality of financial analysis nor to any prohibition on trading prior to the publication of financial analyses.

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This content is a financial promotion and is for general information purposes only and consequently may not be complete or accurate for your specific purposes. It is not intended to be an offer or solicitation, advice or recommendation, or the basis for any contract to purchase or sell any security, or other instrument, or for DWS to enter into or arrange any type of transaction as a consequence of any information contained herein. It has been prepared without consideration of the investment needs, objectives or financial circumstances of any investor.

This content does not identify all the risks (direct and indirect) or other considerations which might be material to you when entering into a transaction. Before making an investment decision, investors need to consider, with or without the assistance of an investment adviser, whether the investments and strategies described or provided by DWS, are suitability and appropriate, in light of their particular investment needs, objectives and financial circumstances. We assume no responsibility to advise the recipients of this content with regard to changes in our views.

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