ABN, Allianz to buy state publisher

ABN Amro and German insurance company Allianz are to buy the state-owned publishing company SDU, ANP reports today, quoting sources close to the talks.

SDU, which produces the Staatscourant newspaper as well as trade publications, has been up for sale since March. The company also produces Dutch passports, driving licences and ID cards. Financial details were not disclosed.

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