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Encyclopedia > Fortis (finance)
Fortis SA/NV / Fortis N.V.
Image:fortis-logo-small.jpg
Type Public (Euronext AMS: FORA, Euronext BRU: FORB)
Founded 1990
Headquarters Brussels, Belgium and Utrecht, the Netherlands
Key people Jean Paul Votron, CEO
Industry Financial services
Products Commercial bank
Investment bank
Insurance
Revenue 60 billion euro
Employees 56,382
Slogan Solid Partners, Flexible Solutions
Website www.fortis.com

Fortis (Euronext: FORA and Euronext: FORB) is a large banking, insurance, and investment management company. The Benelux are Fortis' home base and its strength. Fortis' banking operations include network (retail), commercial, and merchant banking; its insurance products include life, health, and property/casualty lines. Products are sold through independent agents and brokers, financial planners, and through Fortis Bank branches. Fortis is the shirt sponsor of R.S.C. Anderlecht and Feyenoord Rotterdam. It is listed both on Euronext Brussels and Euronext Amsterdam. Image File history File linksMetadata Fortis-logo-small. ... A public company is a company owned by the public rather than by relatively few individuals. ... Euronext N.V. is a pan-European stock exchange with subsidiaries in Belgium, France, Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom. ... Euronext N.V. is a pan-European stock exchange with subsidiaries in Belgium, France, Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom. ... This article is about the year. ... Nickname: The Capital Of Europe, Comic City City of a 100 Museums Map showing the location of Brussels in Belgium Coordinates: Country Belgium Region Brussels-Capital Region Founded 979 Founded (Region) June 18, 1989 Mayor (Municipality) Freddy Thielemans Area    - City 162 (Region) km²  (62. ... Utrecht ( (help· info)) is a municipality and the capital city of the Dutch province of Utrecht. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... A commercial bank is a type of financial intermediary and a type of bank. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Insurance, in law and economics, is a form of risk management primarily used to hedge against the risk of catastrophic financial loss. ... Revenue is a U.S. business term for the amount of money that a company earns from its activities in a given period, mostly from sales of products and/or services to customers. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... Look up Slogan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, typically common to a particular domain name or subdomain on the World Wide Web on the Internet. ... Euronext N.V. is a pan-European stock exchange with subsidiaries in Belgium, France, Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom. ... Euronext N.V. is a pan-European stock exchange with subsidiaries in Belgium, France, Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom. ... Satellite image of the Benelux countries Belgium Netherlands Luxembourg Benelux Benelux (or Bénélux) is an economic union in Western Europe comprising three neighbouring monarchies, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. ... Royal Sporting Club Anderlecht, usually known as Anderlecht, is a Belgian football club from the Brussels Capital Region. ... Feyenoord Rotterdam is a Dutch football club from the city of Rotterdam. ... Euronext N.V. is a pan-European stock exchange with subsidiaries in Belgium, France, Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom. ... Euronext N.V. is a pan-European stock exchange with subsidiaries in Belgium, France, Netherlands, Portugal and the United Kingdom. ...


Fortis acquired 89.3% of the shares of Turkey's seventh largest privately owned bank Dışbank from Doğan Group on April 11, 2005. Considering the outstanding public shares, the total bid is approximately €985 million. From November 28, 2005 on, the network of 173 branches of Dışbank was rebranded Fortis. April 11 is the 101st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102nd in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 28 is the 332nd day (333rd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


As of 2006 its profits were 4.56 billion according to forbes magazine with a market value of 45.74 billion


Fortis acquired Dryden Wealth Management from Prudential Financial on 4 October 2005. This article refers to Prudential Financial, based in the United States. ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Acquisitions

  • MeesPierson N.V. was acquired in 1996 from ABN AMRO, giving Fortis an instant presence in investment banking
  • Algemene Spaar- en Lijfrentekas / Caisse Générale d'Epargne et de Retraite (ASLK/CGER) fusion in 1999? to Fortis
  • Générale de Banque / General Bank (Generale Bank/Générale de Banque) fusion in 1999? to Fortis
  • Krediet aan de Nijverheid / Crédit à l'Industrie, (now called Fintro)

Fortis MeesPierson is a Netherlands-based private bank. ... Fortis (Euronext: FORA and Euronext: FORB) is a large banking, insurance, and investment management company. ...

See also

This is a list of companies of Belgium. ... This is a list of companies from the Netherlands. ... The European Financial Services Roundtable (EFSR) is a European organization, located in Brussels, Belgium, of financial service companies to provide a voice on policies of the European Union related to financial matters. ...

External links


BEL20 companies of Belgium

Agfa-Gevaert | Barco | Bekaert | Belgacom | Cofinimmo | Colruyt | Delhaize Group | Dexia | Fortis | GBL | InBev |
KBC Groep | Mobistar | NPM/CNP | Omega Pharma | Solvay | Suez | UCB | Umicore
The BEL20 is the index on Euronext Brussels. ... Agfa redirects here. ... Barco N.V. (Euronext: BAR) is a display hardware manufacturer specialising in CRT projectors, LCD projectors, DLP projectors, LED displays and flat panel displays. ... NV Bekaert SA (Euronext: BEKB ) is an industrial company specilized in advanced metal transformation and advanced materials and coatings. ... Belgacom SA (Euronext: BELG) is a Brussels-based Belgian telecommunications company. ... Cofinimmo SA (Euronext: COFB ) is a Belgian real estate company which owns, develops and manages prime offices in Belgium, mainly in Brussels. ... Etablissementen Franz Colruyt N.V. - Établissements Franz Colruyt S.A. (Colruyt) (Euronext: COLR ) is a Belgian family company that is one of the major players in the Belgian retail network, with a unique sales strategy. ... Delhaize Group (Euronext: DELB, NYSE: DEG) is a food retailer headquartered in Belgium which operates in 10 countries and on three continents. ... Dexia (Euronext: DEXB, Euronext: DX) is a Belgian-French financial institution, specialized in public finance. ... Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL) (Euronext: GBL) is a Belgian industrial holding company. ... InBev (Euronext: INB, NYSE: ABV) is a Belgian brewery company, the worlds largest producer of beer by volume[1] and the second largest alcholic beverage company in the world after British giants Diageo. ... The KBC Bank building in Antwerp. ... Mobistar mobile in Belgium, part of Orange SA. Mobistar is one of Belgiums three mobile telecommunications operators. ... NPM/CNP, Nationale Portefeuillemaatschappij in Dutch and Compagnie National à Portefeuille in French, is a belgian holding having shares in various firms. ... Omega Pharma is a Belgian Pharmaceutical company, founded in 1987 by Marc Coucke (b. ... This article deals with the company named Solvay. ... SUEZ (Euronext: SZE, NYSE: SZE) is a leading French-based multinational corporation, with operations primarily in water, electricity and natural gas supply, and waste management. ... UCB (Euronext: UCB ) is a Belgian biopharmaceutical manufacturer headquartered in Brussels. ... The Union Minière du Haut Katanga (UMHK) is a Belgian mining company, once operating in Katanga, in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly, Congo Free State, from 1908, Belgian Congo, from 1972, Zaire). ...


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