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Bold challenger

The financial crisis and a deep rooted distrust of financial institutions in the Netherlands created the need for SNS to listen more to their customers, to simplify their offer and to do things differently.
 
Fortunately challenging the status quo has always been in the DNA of SNS. As such it was time to take on the other three big Dutch banks and to rethink the business of banking. Loud, clear, simple and proudly purple.
 

The clarity, distinctiveness & freshness of the identity together with this new approach to banking has quickly been accepted and embraced by the public. This resulting in an increase of new clients and mortgages being closed.

Continue Back 12 NOVEMBER 2015

ADCN Yearbook

VBAT develops the grid for the ADCN Yearbook, which will be used for the next 5 years.
Read more 1 DECEMBER 2006

Changes at the top

Teun Anders leaves VBAT. Eugene Bay is the sole founding partner still active at the company.
Read more 30 JUNE 2006

Awards

We win a London FAB Award for our Not Guilty ice cream packaging. We win a Dutch Design Award for our work with Buna Bet coffee f...
Read more 22 MAY 2006

Expansion

Retail Design and Retail Branding become increasingly important areas of business.
Read more 1 JANUARY 2006

Back to only VBAT

After 3 years of integration with Enterprise IG we decide to continue as a separate entity within the WPP group.
Read more 1 JANUARY 2005

Moving back to Amsterdam

VBAT moves back to Amsterdam to a magnificent old bicycle factory in the Pilotenstraat. Growth steadily continues and we grow to 9...
Read more 1 MARCH 2004

Design Award

Our ABN AMRO Sibos Conference Stand wins a special merit at the US Exhibitor International Awards.  
Read more 25 FEBRUARY 2004

ADCN Silver Award

We win a Silver ADCN award for our Etos (chemists) private label packaging.
Read more 1 JUNE 2002

VBAT acquires Brown/KSDP

Due to a worldwide WPP takeover of Brown and KSDP, VBAT acquires Brown/KSDP’s Amsterdam offices and clients. A team of 9 joi...
Read more 1 FEBRUARY 2002