The other nine are European. Exxon-Mobil is immediately followed by Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), one of Spain’s largest banks. The next two are companies with Dutch connections: Fortis (50% Dutch) and Unibail-Rodamco (the French real estate company which emerged from a merger with the Dutch Rodamco Europe in 2007). The list is topped by companies from traditional sectors (oil, banks). The highest-ranking ICT-related equity holds fifth place (Vodafone).
Featured statistic: EUR 2.4 billion
Date 2 April 2008
At end-2007 Dutch investors held nearly EUR 440 billion worth of foreign equity securities. These holdings are very diverse, both geographically and sectorally.