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ABN AMRO Bank N.V. (the Company) announces Second Meeting of Security Holders in relation to the Consent Solicitation for its outstanding €1 billion 4.310% Perpetual Capital Securities.
As the quorum, meaning one or more persons holding or representing not less than 75% of the principal amount of the Securities mentioned above, was not present at the first Security Holders meeting held today, a second Security Holders meeting will be held at 10.00 am CET on 30 October 2009 at the offices of the Company mentioned below.
Holders who have obtained a voting certificate or delivered their Approval or Non-Approval for the first meeting do not need to take any further action as their voting certificate or voting instruction will remain valid for the Second Meeting.
Any Holders who wish to obtain a voting certificate or give a voting instruction for the second meeting can do so until 10 am CET on 28 October 2009. Details of how to participate in the second Security Holders meeting are contained in the Consent Solicitation Statement.
The Proposal will be sanctioned by an Extraordinary Resolution (as defined in the Conditions) when at least 75% of the votes are in favour regardless of the principal amount of the Securities represented. If the Proposal is adopted, each Security Holder will be bound by the Proposal, whether or not such Security Holder has delivered a consent or was present at such Security Holders meeting and approved the Proposal.
Additional Information Further information relating to the Proposal is contained in the Consent Solicitation Statement and related press release dated October 7th 2009. The Consent Solicitation Statement and further information on the second Security Holders meeting may be obtained by eligible persons from the Company, the Tabulation Agent or the Solicitation Agent.
ABN AMRO Bank N.V.
Gustav Mahlerlaan 10
1082 PP Amsterdam
Tel: +31 (0) 20 3836821
Lucid Issuer Services Limited
Tel : +44 207 704 0880
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Attn : Lee Pellicci
Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc
25 Cabot Square Canary Wharf
London E14 4QA
For information by telephone: +44 (0) 207 677 5040
This press release should be read in conjunction with ABN AMRO Group's Interim Financial Report for the six months ended 30 June 2009 and also the audited financial statements as part of the Annual Report as at 31 December 2008 which was prepared in accordance with 'International Financial Reporting Standards ('IFRS') as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board and IFRS as adopted by the European Union.
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