LaSalle Bank Discloses Connections to Slavery of Dutch Parent's Predecessors

Shields, Yvette
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/2/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32372, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the discovery of the connection of about 200 ABN Amro predecessor institutions to African slavery. It was disclosed after LaSalle Bank Corp. has hired History Associates Inc. to assess its records globally as a result of pressure from the Chicago city council in Illinois, which enforced an ordinance requiring forms to disclose past gains from slave trade.


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