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Inside the Dutch Effort to Win Business From Brexit Britain

  • Almost every trading venue has picked Amsterdam as its hub
  • Visiting firms get meetings with regulators, rivals, realtors
International Flight Operations At Schiphol Airport

Photographer: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg

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At the arrivals hall of Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, drivers bearing placards jostle with relatives to greet the 68 million passengers who pass through every year. For a select group of visitors, the Dutch government has lent a helping hand arranging the chauffeur service.

The visitors are senior managers at U.K.-based trading firms and venues, who need to decide whether the Dutch city will be their EU home when Britain leaves the bloc next March.