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‘French bank BNP Paribas is eyeing ABN Amro’


The French major bank BNP Paribas is interested in acquiring ABN Amro. According to Bloomberg news agency, BNP Paribas has reported to the Dutch state to take over the government shares.

ABN Amro does not want to respond to Bloomberg’s message. The share shoots up 17% on the Amsterdam stock exchange.

In a response, the Ministry of Finance states that it cannot make any statements about the sale plans of the majority stake of more than 50% in ABN Amro. A spokesperson says there are regular talks with ‘various parties’ about ‘a wide number of parts of the shareholding’ in the bank

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