ABN AMRO notes the announcement today from the Consortium of Fortis, RBS and Santander.
Fortis, RBS, Santander (collectively, the "Banks") and RFS Holdings have declared wholly unconditional the offer for ABN AMRO ordinary shares and ABN AMRO ADSs (the "Ordinary Shares Offer") and the offer for ABN AMRO Formerly Convertible Preference Shares (the "Preference Shares Offer", and, together with the Ordinary Shares Offer, the "Offers"). Settlement of the Offers will take place on 17 October 2007.
In addition, the Banks have announced a subsequent offering period for shareholders who have not yet accepted the Offers.
For further details, please consult the Consortium's press release dated 10 October 2007.
This is an announcement pursuant to article 9b paragraph 1 of the Dutch Securities Markets Supervision Decree (Besluit toezicht effectenverkeer 1995).
This document shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of securities, in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction