Portfolio news Degroof Petercam

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

20 Jan '15

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.

Unique positioning grouping three businesses: private banking, institutional management and investment banking. 
Widening of specialized services offer and exclusive range of expertise for private clients and institutional investors.

Philippe Masset, chairman of the management board of Bank Degroof: “This pooling of our forces gives our clients the best of two prominent companies in the field of specialized investment services and expertise of high added value, both in Belgium and our main European markets.  In addition, the new group will be well positioned to face future technological and regulatory challenges.”