(ABN-AMRO Holding N.V. (AD (ABN))
ABN AMRO Holding N.V. (ABN AMRO), which owns all of the shares of ABN AMRO Bank N.V., is an international banking group offering a range of banking products and financial services on a global basis through its network of 3,557 offices and branches in 58 countries and territories. The Company's client-focused business units are Consumer & Commercial Clients, Wholesale Clients, Private Equity, Private Clients, Asset Management and Transaction Banking Group. In addition, it has two internal business units: Group Services and Group Functions. As of March 16, 2006, ABN AMRO's interest in Banca
Antoniana Popolare Veneta, an Italian bank, amounted to 76% of its outstanding share capital. In April 2005, it acquired a Belgian private bank, Bank Corluy. In April 2005, the Company exercised its right to acquire the cumulative preference shares of ABN AMRO Bouwfonds Nederlandse Gemeenten N.V. (Bouwfonds), in addition to the 100% economic interest it acquired in 2000.