ABN AMRO BANK N.V. ANNOUNCES AN INVITATION TO TENDER CLASS A, B, C, D, E AND F NOTES ISSUED BY SHIELD I B.V. AND CLASS B, C, D AND E NOTES ISSUED BY SMILE 2005 SYNTHETIC B.V. FOR CASH
NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION TO ANY U.S PERSON, TO ANY PERSON OR ADDRESS LOCATED OR RESIDENT IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ITS TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS, ANY STATE OF THE UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (THE “UNITED STATES”) OR TO ANY PERSON OR ADDRESS LOCATED OR RESIDENT IN THE REPUBLIC OF ITALY OR ANY OTHER JURIDICTION IN WHICH SUCH DISTRIBUTION IS UNLAWFUL – SEE “OFFER RESTRICTIONS” BELOW
ABN AMRO Bank N.V. (the “Company”) invites holders of any and all of the Notes, as described further below, to tender such Notes for purchase by the Company for cash (the “Tender Offer”). The Tender Offer is subject to offer restrictions and to the terms and conditions set out in the Tender Offer Memorandum prepared by ABN AMRO Bank N.V. and dated 9 March, 2011 (the “Tender Offer Memorandum”).