Finance minister opposes takeover panel

Finance minister Wouter Bos does not think the Netherlands needs a takeover panel along British lines to oversee acquisitions, reports Tuesday’s Financieele Dagblad.

The paper says Bos believes that a takeover panel is concerned only with the interests of shareholders whereas in the Netherlands the interests of all stakeholders in a company are important.

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