Jean-François Daudrix (BNP Paribas Historical Association), Robert Coulon (BNP Paribas Historical Association), Gaëtan Wehry (BNP Paribas Historical Association), Maryvonne Vejux (BNP Paribas Historical Association), Mirjam de Vos (Head of Communications, BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Banking The Netherlands), Matijn van Went (Senior Banker, BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Banking The Netherlands), Theo Schrage (Executive Director, BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Banking The Netherlands), Jason Peerless (Credit Analyst, BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Banking The Netherlands), Joost Niessen (Executive Director & Head of Business Centre Rotterdam, BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Banking The Netherlands).

Design and layout Cursives, Paris.

Printed in France by Corlet Imprimeur, Condé-sur-Noireau.

Photo credits

All pictures and documents © BNP Paribas, except: ABN AMRO Art & History Department, Amsterdam: 31, 78 top, 146, 165, 167, 148 middle, 148 middle bottom, 150 top. ABN AMRO Art & History Department, Amsterdam, except FG9: 147 top, 148 bottom, 149 middle, 149 top. AKG/Bildarchiv Monheim: 156. Amsterdam commercial et industriel, Emrik & Binger, Harlem-Londres-Paris, 1907: 3, 71. © Atlantide Phototravel/Corbis: 26-27, 58-59. BNP Paribas Historical Association: 101. B. Monsaingeon: 109. Collection of the Capital Amsterdam Foundation: 33 bottom, 33 top, 87, 95 bottom. © Cultura/Corbis: 40-41. Courtesy of Corné Akkermans veilingen bv, www.akkermansauctions.com: 63 bottom, 63 middle, 63 top. GE Artesia Bank: 74, 86, 90, 95 top, 98 bottom, 99, 103 left, 103 right, 103 right middle, 104, 106 bottom, 106 top right, 150 bottom. © Jon Arnold/JAI/Corbis: 122-123. Pascal Dolémieux / LaCompany, 5. P. Jeanjean: 89 bottom, 89 top. © Peter Adams/JAI/Corbis: 12-13. © Spaces Images/Blend Images/Corbis: 112-113.

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