ABN opts for pragmatism over ambition

By David Rothnie
28 Feb 2019

ABN Amro, one of the banks at the centre of the global financial crisis in 2008, hopes that a new structure designed to deliver on a corporate and institutional banking (CIB) strategy anchored closer to home will allow it to prosper.

Kees van Dijkhuizen is hoping for a second chance. Following ABN Amro’s full-year results the bank’s chief executive expressed hope that the Dutch government will resume the sell-down of its majority stake following a year-long halt to the process in 2019.

Some have not hung around to wait. ...

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