Degroof Petercam

Bank Degroof Petercam is the largest independent private bank in Belgium.

  • Sector Financial Services
  • Ownership Minority
  • Turnover EUR 542 M (2021)
  • Date of acquisition 12/2009

Bank Degroof Petercam is the largest independent private bank in Belgium. Bank Degroof (founded in 1871) and Petercam (founded in 1919) enjoy an excellent and solid reputation primarily as a wealth manager and financial advisor. The bank is present in Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Spain, Netherlands, Germany and Italy with more than 1,400 employees.

Degroof Petercam's activities

Degroof Petercam is mainly active in private banking and asset management for private and institutional clients. The bank’s private banking division consists of a multidisciplinary team of more than 150 professionals. Degroof Petercam is also active in the fields of corporate finance which offers a full range of financial advisory and engineering services. Additionally, the bank offers financial markets, credit and structured finance and research services.

International assets

Through a very close collaboration with its subsidiaries in Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Spain, Netherlands, Germany, Italy and Hong Kong, Degroof Petercam benefits from international know-how and experience. Particularly in the fields of financial analysis, financial markets, institutional management, mergers & acquisitions and real estate, it offers its clients a wide range of international and sector-specific expertise.

Shareholder consortium

Control of Degroof Petercam is exercised through a consortium of shareholders which, alongside Cobepa and its 15.6% stake, includes Guimard Finance, DLdN Finances and the Philippson, Peterbroeck, Van Campenhout, Siaens, Schockert and Haegelsteen families. Remaining share capital is in hands of management, staff and other financial partners.

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