Van Lanschot: Issue of preference shares completed

The issue of preference shares for an amount of 150 million to reinforce Van Lanschot's capital position was completed today. This issue was announced on 1 December 2008 and approved by the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of Van Lanschot NV on 17 December 2008.
's-Hertogenbosch, 29 December 2008
Van Lanschot Media Relations: Etienne te Brake, Corporate Communication spokesperson
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Van Lanschot Investor Relations: Geraldine Bakker-Grier, Investor Relations Manager
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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. Van Lanschot 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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