signing the ABN AMRO contract

By putting their signatures on the ABN AMRO merger agreement on September 21, 1991, Rob Hazelhoff (ABN, left) and Roelof Nelissen (Amro, right) formed the largest bank in the Netherlands, the sixth in Europe and the sixteenth in the world.

ABN AMRO head office in Amsterdam

ABN AMRO's head office in Amsterdam in 1999 was designed by architect Henry Cobb of the Pei Cobb Freed & Partners agency from New York, best known for the pyramid at the Louvre in Paris.

ABN AMRO poster of tennis tournament

First as ABN, then as ABN AMRO, the bank has sponsored the World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam since 1973.


Read about the history of ABN AMRO, 1990-present.