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The Royal Bank of Scotland renames co-branded GPR index products.

Monday 1 February 2010

All ABN AMRO Bank N.V.’s customised indices as calculated by Global Property Research (GPR) as specified in the table below, are being rebranded to The Royal Bank of Scotland N.V. “RBS N.V.” with effect from the 1 February 2010. For the avoidance of doubt, this is a name change only. The content, calculation and components of the indices will not change as a result of the rebranding, and the indices will continue to be calculated in accordance with its rules and methodology.

On 1 February 2010, the following name changes will be effective:

Old New
GPR/ABN AMRO Global Top30 Property Index GPR/RBS Global Top30 Property Index
GPR/ABN AMRO Global Top30 REIT Property Index GPR/RBS Global Top30 REIT Property Index
GPR/ABN AMRO Continental Europe Top20 Property Index  GPR/RBS Continental Europe Top20 Property Index
GPR/ABN AMRO AsiaPacific Top20 Property Index GPR/RBS AsiaPacific Top20 Property Index
GPR/ABN AMRO United States Top30 REIT Property Index  GPR/RBS United States Top30 REIT Property Index
GPR/ABN AMRO United Kingdom Top20 Property Index GPR/RBS United Kingdom Top20 Property Index
GPR/ABN AMRO Eastern Europe Top20 Property Index  GPR/RBS Eastern Europe Top20 Property Index
GPR/ABN AMRO Emerging Markets Top20 Property Index  GPR/RBS Emerging Markets Top20 Property Index
GPR/ABN AMRO Germany Property Index  GPR/RBS Germany Property Index
GPR/ABN AMRO China Property Index GPR/RBS China Property Index

The Royal Bank of Scotland N.V. has launched ten certificates based on the GPR customised indices with a focus on the listed property sector in specific regions in the world. For each region, the most liquid and largest property companies are selected.

The development of the GPR/RBS customised Indices once again shows the dedication and specialization of Global Property Research in the provision of standard and customised benchmarks for the listed property sector.

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