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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.
14 /PRNewswire/ -- Various Van Kampen Merritt-sponsored closed-end funds have released a report dated November 14, 1994, which includes information relating to the municipal closed-end marketplace, yields, weighted average maturity, discount, dividend, duration and other fund specific data.
CHICAGO -- On October 19, 2009, Morgan Stanley, the parent company of Van Kampen Investments Inc.
17 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Kampen Merritt Intermediate Term High Income Trust (NYSE: VIT) and Van Kampen Merritt Limited Term High Income Trust (NYSE: VLT), each of which is a closed-end fund listed on the New York and Chicago Stock Exchanges, announced today that the trustees of the funds have approved amendments of two operational policies of the funds.
17 /PRNewswire/ -- A report for analysts on the Van Kampen Merritt-sponsored closed-end funds will be available following a meeting with the analyst community being held today in New York.
CHICAGO -- Van Kampen Asset Management (the "Adviser") announced today portfolio management changes for the Van Kampen closed-end municipal funds (the "Funds").
May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Various Van Kampen Merritt-sponsored closed-end funds have released a report dated May 23, 1994, which includes information relating to the municipal closed-end marketplace, yields, weighted average maturity, duration and other fund specific data.
Incorporated ("Morgan Stanley"), the parent company of Van Kampen Investments Inc.
announced a definitive agreement under which a company formed by the New York-based private investment firm will acquire The Van Kampen Merritt Companies, 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.
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 is a wholly owned subsidiary of Van Kampen Investments Inc.