Deutsche Bank today announced its appointment as successor depositary bank for the NYSE-listed American Depositary Receipt program of Unilever PLC (NYSE: UL) and New York transfer agent for Unilever N.V.’s New York Registry Shares (NYSE: UN).
Unilever is one of the world’s leading consumer goods companies with products sold in over 190 countries. The Company supplies consumer goods in the refreshments, foods, home and personal product categories. More than 2 billion consumers worldwide use a Unilever product on any given day. Unilever supplies its consumers with products for nutrition, hygiene and personal care and is active in emerging markets in Asia, Africa, Central & Eastern Europe and Latin America. Its portfolio includes brands such as Lipton, Knorr, Hellmann's and Omo. Unilever has more than 400 brands, 14 of which generate sales in excess of EUR 1 billion a year with an annual turnover of EUR 49.8 billion in 2013.*
*Source: Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V. (July 2014)