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ABN Turns Down RBS Spoiler Offer

Dutch bank rejects $24 billion bid for LaSalle as no better than BofA's

(Newser) - Dutch bank ABN Amro has rebuffed a $24 billion offer for its American nephew LaSalle, from a consortium led by the Royal Bank of Scotland. ABN says the bid was no better than a previous one from Bank of America, and that the Scots had ignored "repeated requests for... More »

Dutch Court Blocks Bank Merger

Court rules ABN Amro can't sell LaSalle, which jeopardizes Barclay merger

(Newser) - A Dutch court has blocked the sale of ABN Amro's LaSalle Bank, throwing Amro's proposed merger with Barclays into jeopardy. The move—which the court says is intended to protect shareholder interests—could spark a new bidding war over the Dutch bank, whose $87.5 billion proposed merger with Barclays... More »

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