Bank Degroof Petercam is the largest independent private bank in Belgium.
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 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.
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.
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.
04.08.2023 / Transaction news
Cobepa and group of family shareholders signed agreement with a view to jointly selling majority of Degroof Petercam’s shares to Indosuez Wealth Management
Brussels – Luxembourg, 4 August 2023 – Indosuez Wealth Management Group has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Degroof Petercam, a leader in wealth management in Belgium and a reference investment house with an international presence and client base. The proposed acquisition is being carried out in partnership with the CLdN group, Degroof Petercam's core shareholder, which will retain a stake of around 20%, reflecting the desire to preserve its roots and domestic presence in Belgium, in line with the Crédit Agricole group's partnership culture.
02.02.2017 / Portfolio news
Bank Degroof Petercam awarded Best Private bank 2017 by Euromoney for the second time in a row.
Thursday, February 2, 2017 — Euromoney just published the winners of its ‘Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey 2017’.
21.05.2015 / Portfolio news
Bank Degroof and Petercam sign final merger agreement
The merger will create the reference independent financial institution in Belgium with assets under management of over € 50 billion and leading positions in its three businesses (i.e. private banking, institutional asset management and investment banking).
20.01.2015 / Portfolio news
Bank Degroof and Petercam decide to unite forces
To create the independent leader in asset management and financial services in Belgium, pursuing strong European ambitions. Family-rooted business and long-term shareholdings : stable group of reference shareholders including the founding families.
27.11.2013 / Portfolio news
Bank Degroof bolsters its ambitions in France
Bank Degroof has regrouped its fully-owned French subsidiaries Banque Degroof France, Aforge Degroof Family Office and Aforge Degroof Finance under one newly created entity: Compagnie Financière Degroof.