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Belgium’s Degroof Petercam explores options after Belfius interest

By Pablo Mayo Cerquerio and Amy-Jo Crowley

Belgium’s Degroof Petercam is working with advisers to assess strategic options, a company spokesperson said, following takeover interest from rival bank Belfius, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.

France’s Credit Agricole and the Netherlands’ ING Groep are also exploring bids, said the people, speaking on condition of anonymity.

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