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Gilbert Kreijger

America Movil ends KPN pact, may eye buy-out

Jul 29 2013

AMSTERDAM/MEXICO CITY Dutch telecom group KPN's biggest shareholder, billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil, has ended an agreement to keep its holding below 30 percent, a sign that it may bid for the whole company.

America Movil may buy KPN after shareholding cap ends

Jul 29 2013

AMSTERDAM/BRUSSELS Dutch telecom group KPN's biggest shareholder, America Movil , has ended an agreement to keep its holding below 30 percent, a sign it may bid for the whole company.

TomTom shares at 6-month high as sales stabilise

Jul 25 2013

AMSTERDAM TomTom NV , Europe's largest maker of personal navigation devices (PNDs), said sales of its flagship products had stabilised in the past quarter after years of decline, raising hopes its turnaround efforts are paying off.

Orange celebrations as King Willem-Alexander takes Dutch throne

Apr 30 2013

AMSTERDAM Willem-Alexander became the first king of the Netherlands since 1890 on Tuesday, ascending a throne largely stripped of political power but still invested with enormous symbolic significance for the Dutch people. | Video

Orange celebrations as King Willem-Alexander takes Dutch throne

Apr 30 2013

AMSTERDAM Willem-Alexander became the first king of the Netherlands since 1890 on Tuesday, ascending a throne largely stripped of political power but still invested with enormous symbolic significance for the Dutch people. | Video

Orange celebrations as King Willem-Alexander takes Dutch throne

Apr 30 2013

AMSTERDAM Willem-Alexander became the first king of the Netherlands since 1890 on Tuesday, ascending a throne largely stripped of political power but still invested with enormous symbolic significance for the Dutch people.

Dutch Queen reopens long-closed Rijksmuseum to cheers

Apr 13 2013

AMSTERDAM Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum drew thousands of visitors eager to see Rembrandt van Rijn's "The Night Watch" and other Dutch treasures after Queen Beatrix reopened the national museum on Saturday following its decade-long renovation.

Dutch Queen reopens long-closed Rijksmuseum to cheers

Apr 13 2013

AMSTERDAM Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum drew thousands of visitors eager to see Rembrandt van Rijn's "The Night Watch" and other Dutch treasures after Queen Beatrix reopened the national museum on Saturday following its decade-long renovation.

Germany's JAB to buy Douwe Egberts firm in $9.8 billion deal

Apr 12 2013

AMSTERDAM German investor Joh A Benckiser (JAB) is to buy the owner of Douwe Egberts coffee in a 7.5-billion-euro (6.3 billion pounds) deal to create a global hot drinks empire aimed at taking on market leaders Nestle and Mondelez .

TNT Express says UPS appeal is not a renewal of offer

Apr 08 2013

AMSTERDAM United Parcel Services' appeal of the European Union regulator's decision to block its bid for TNT Express was not a renewal of the offer, the Dutch delivery company said on Monday.

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