The New Germany Fund, Inc. (the Fund) is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation primarily through investment in middle-market German equities. The Fund focuses its investments in Germany. The Fund invests in range of sectors, which include commercial services and supplies; construction and engineering; diversified telecommunication services; electrical equipment; electronic equipment, instruments and components; food and staples retailing; food products; healthcare technology; industrial conglomerates; insurance; Internet and direct marketing retail; Internet software and services; life sciences tools and services; machinery; media; metals and mining; pharmaceuticals; real estate management and development; semiconductors and semiconductor equipment; software; thrifts and mortgage finance; transportation infrastructure, and auto components. The Fund's investment advisor is Deutsche Asset Management International GmbH.