Best in Benelux - Royal Bank of Scotland

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As was the case in other markets, sales of structured products in the Benelux area were at risk of completely stagnating following the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the onset of global recession. But as activity has started to return to the market, one player, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), fresh from acquiring ABN Amro, has emerged to assume a clearly dominant position in the Benelux. From a group perspective, the ABN Amro acquisition – which saw RBS pay a peak price at the end of arguably the