Van Lanschot announced today that 51% of the shares in Van Lanschot Assurantiën Holding BV were transferred to De Goudse NV on 30 November 2007. This transfer is subsequent to the announcement on 16 November 2007 that F. van Lanschot Bankiers NV (Van Lanschot) and De Goudse NV (De Goudse) signed the purchase agreement for the transfer of 51% of the shares in Van Lanschot Assurantiën Holding BV to De Goudse.
The operations of Van Lanschot Assurantiën will be continued under the name Van Lanschot Chabot BV. Van Lanschot and Van Lanschot Chabot have entered into an exclusive distribution agreement for a period of 20 years.
's-Hertogenbosch, 30 November 2007
Van Lanschot Media Relations: Etienne te Brake, Corporate Communication spokesperson.
Van Lanschot Investor Relations: Geraldine A.M. Bakker-Grier, Investor Relations Manager.
Van Lanschot nv is the holding company of F. van Lanschot Bankiers nv, the oldest independent bank in the Netherlands, with a history dating back to 1737. The bank focuses on three target groups: high net-worth individuals, medium-sized businesses (including family businesses) and institutional investors. Van Lanschot stands for high-quality services founded on integrated advice, personal service and customised solutions. Van Lanschot NV is listed on the Euronext Amsterdam Stock Market.
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