May 2009 monthly figures
1,079,020 securities orders executed; over 900,000 Tagesgeld PLUS accounts

Quickborn, 08.06.2009

Quickborn. The comdirect bank group executed 1,079,020 securities orders in May. In April, this figure stood at 1,181,648. At the end of May, the total number of customers stood at 2,118,523 (April: 2,090,168) and the number of custody accounts amounted to 1,418,916 (April: 1,415,720). Total assets under custody totalled EUR 32.00 bn in May (April: EUR 31.04 bn).

In the B2C business line, 629,206 securities orders were executed (April: 628,243). The number of customers in May stood at 1,409,426 (April: 1,380,390). At the end of May, the number of custody accounts amounted to 709,819 (April: 705,942). The number of current accounts rose to 477,792 (April: 465,100) and the number of Tagesgeld PLUS ("call money plus") accounts climbed to 906,333 (April: 871,180). The number of customers in the advisory subsidiary, comdirect private finance, rose to 50,206 (April: 49,616). Assets under custody in May amounted to EUR 20.43 bn (April: EUR 19.69 bn). Of this figure, EUR 10.67 bn is attributable to portfolio volume (April: EUR 10.10 bn) and EUR 9.76 bn to deposit volume (April: EUR 9.59 bn).

In the B2B business line, 449,814 securities orders were executed (April: 553,405). In May, custody accounts were held for 709,097 customers (April: 709,778). Assets under custody in May amounted to EUR 11.56 bn (April: EUR 11.35 bn).

comdirect bank group: B2C and B2B
B2C: comdirect bank AG and comdirect private finance AG
B2B: ebase GmbH (excluding Commerzbank custody accounts, assets and securities orders)

On the fifth working day following the month-end, the latest comdirect figures are posted on the bank's website at , under "Facts & figures".

Johannes Friedemann, comdirect bank AG,
Telefon: 04106-704-1340, E-Mail:

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