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Kampen

(käm`pən), town (1994 pop. 32,550), Overijssel prov., central Netherlands, on the IJssel River, near the Ketelmeer. It is a trade and industrial center. Kampen was first mentioned in the 13th cent., and in the 15th cent. it was a member of the Hanseatic LeagueHanseatic League
, mercantile league of medieval German towns. It was amorphous in character; its origin cannot be dated exactly. Originally a Hansa was a company of merchants trading with foreign lands.
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. Notable structures in the town include the 14th-century town hall and several churches and buildings dating from the 14th and 15th cent., including the church of St. Nicholas. Two Protestant theological schools are there.

Kampen

 

a city in the Netherlands, in Overijssel Province, on the Ussel River. Population, 29, 000 (1970). Kampen is linked by a navigable canal with the Zuider Zee (IJsselmeer). Timber is shipped from the city. Industry includes metal-working and the manufacture of concrete items, as well as tobacco and food enterprises. Kampen has architectural monuments dating from the 14th-17th centuries (city gates, churches, a town hall).

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The money management industry continued its rapid consolidation Monday as Morgan Stanley confirmed it would pay $745 million to acquire Van Kampen American Capital Inc.
The acquisition of Van Kampen, which has $57 billion under management and is predominantly a retail business, also gives Morgan Stanley the equivalent of a big retail brokerage, a useful consumer for many of its financial products, and an entry into the retail business.
CHICAGO -- On October 19, 2009, Morgan Stanley, the parent company of Van Kampen Investments Inc.
Under the Investment Company Act of 1940, the closing of the Transaction will cause each Fund's current investment advisory agreement with Van Kampen Asset Management, a subsidiary of Van Kampen Investments Inc.
CHICAGO -- Van Kampen Asset Management (the "Adviser") announced today portfolio management changes for the Van Kampen closed-end municipal funds (the "Funds").
For each of Van Kampen Advantage Municipal Income Trust II (VKI), Van Kampen California Value Municipal Income Trust (VCV), Van Kampen Municipal Opportunity Trust (VMO), Van Kampen Municipal Trust (VKQ), Van Kampen Select Sector Municipal Trust (VKL), Van Kampen Trust for Insured Municipals (VIM) and Van Kampen Trust for Investment Grade Municipals (VGM), the Municipal Fixed Income team members who have primary responsibility for the day-to-day management of such Fund's portfolio and the execution of the overall strategy of such Fund are Thomas Byron, Robert J.
Incorporated ("Morgan Stanley"), the parent company of Van Kampen Investments Inc.
CHICAGO -- The Boards of Trustees for 16 Van Kampen closed-end funds, each a registered closed-end investment company (the "Funds"), hereby announce that Edward C.
While the Van Kampen money market funds have maintained their $1 NAV throughout the recent unprecedented turmoil and continued to meet their stated objectives of capital preservation and liquidity, we are pleased to participate in the U.
Van Kampen intends to make complete holdings information for these funds available approximately 31 calendar days following the end of the most recent quarter.
Van Kampen Asset Management, the Fund's investment adviser, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Van Kampen.
Van Kampen Asset Management is a wholly owned subsidiary of Van Kampen Investments Inc.