ABN Amro and Fortis Bank Nederland legally merged on July 1 and are now operating as a single bank, ABN Amro Bank.
They will now start integrating more of their activities.
From July 1, they have been able to share client information
and the proposed management appointments officially took
The Fortis Nederland name will disappear.
Gerrit Zalm, ABN Amro’s chairman, said in a
statement: "This is a process in which happiness, uncertainty
and sadness will go hand in hand."