The ‘noughties’ will be remembered as a definitive decade for bondholders for reasons
other than just the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers and the ensuing credit crisis.
The events of 2008 were so extraordinary they can make everything else in the past decade appear insignificant. It’s not every day you face a complete meltdown of the capital markets, the banking system imploding into a black hole and a potential change to the social, political and economic landscape. In that context, Dutch retaile