The Commission has approved a Dutch plan to recapitalise the Aegon holding company and a plan to help Fortis Bank and Fortis Bank Luxembourg. BNP Paribas' acquisition of Fortis was given merger clearance subject to it divesting its own Belgian consumer credit subsidiary. Neelie Kroes also spoke to the Ecofin summit on measures the Commission has agreed so far. These relate to eight guarantee schemes, one asset purchase scheme and three holistic schemes comprising various elements as well as several individual cases.