Preview: Hugo Lasat proposed as future CEO of Degroof Petercam

Hugo Lasat proposed as future CEO of Degroof Petercam

The board of directors of Degroof Petercam today decided to propose to the general meeting of shareholders of the group to appoint Hugo Lasat, currently CEO of the asset management entity DPAM (Degroof Petercam Asset Management), as executive director so as to  take up the position of Chief Executive Officer of the group, subject to the approval of the competent regulatory authorities.

DPAM to propose Peter De Coensel as new CEO candidate

DPAM to propose Peter De Coensel as new CEO candidate

Degroof Petercam strengthens its presence in the Brussels periphery with the opening of two new offices

Degroof Petercam strengthens its presence in the Brussels periphery with the opening of two new offices

After the inauguration of an office in Wemmel last year, Degroof Petercam announces the official opening of two new offices, one in Woluwé-St-Pierre and the other in Uccle. These two new locations allow Degroof Petercam to extend the presence of its Private Banking activities in the Brussels periphery in view of offering its clients more flexibility and proximity. These two new addresses, added to the network of 14 existing offices spread over the Belgian territory, will bring us closer to our clients in the east and south of Brussels.

Publication of a new historical and economic book to mark the group's 150th anniversary

Publication of a new historical and economic book to mark the group's 150th anniversary

In the new book 'Past and Future of Macroeconomic and Financial Markets', published on the occasion of Degroof Petercam's 150th anniversary, the group's economic research-teams offer an analysis of the financial instability inherent in capitalism and of the economic and financial developments of the last 150 years. Crisis after crisis, central banks have strengthened the foundations of their monetary policy. The book draws lessons from this situation, but also from the recent COVID-crisis.

The grand prize of the Degroof Petercam Foundation is awarded to the initiative Ticket for Change

The grand prize of the Degroof Petercam Foundation is awarded to the initiative Ticket for Change

Degroof Petercam is pleased to announce that Ticket for Change is the winner of this year's Degroof Petercam Foundation prize. This collective aiming at training and creating jobs contributing to the ecological and social transition has been awarded a grant of one million euros, spread over five years, and will also benefit from the expertise and network of the Foundation. Alongside this winner, the Foundation is also rewarding five other projects, Armen Te Kort and Gojob, each receiving a grant of 50,000 euros, as well as Chance.org, Sport dans la Ville and Fondation Crésus, each receiving a grant of 20,000 euros.

Bruno Colmant hands over his mandate as CEO to devote himself entirely to Private Banking activities

Bruno Colmant hands over his mandate as CEO to devote himself entirely to Private Banking activities

In March 2021, Bruno Colmant took over the direct supervision of Private Banking, in addition to his mandate as CEO. In order to devote himself 100% to Private Banking activities, he has informed the Board of Directors of his decision to hand over his mandate as CEO.

Degroof Petercam to launch new commissioned research activity

Degroof Petercam to launch new commissioned research activity

Degroof Petercam is extending its investment banking activity with a new equity research service towards listed Euronext companies with commissioned research.

New board member at Degroof Petercam

New board member at Degroof Petercam

The Annual General Meeting of Degroof Petercam adopted the 2020 financial statements and approved the appointment of Thomas Demeure as new board member. Thomas Demeure is proposed by the Peterbroeck family to succeed Veronique Peterbroeck, whose mandate came to an end on 25 May 2021.

2020 consolidated results

2020 consolidated results

Overall positive commercial results, strong increase in net result, financial strength confirmed

Degroof Petercam rolls out a brand new digital infrastructure in partnership with Proximus and its subsidiary Telindus Luxembourg

Degroof Petercam rolls out a brand new digital infrastructure in partnership with Proximus and its subsidiary Telindus Luxembourg

BEL 20 and Degroof Petercam: common celebration of anniversaries

BEL 20 and Degroof Petercam: common celebration of anniversaries

This year marks the 30 years anniversary of the creation of the BEL 20, the same year Degroof Petercam celebrates its 150 years. The story of Degroof Petercam which finds its origin in 1871 is closely linked to the Brussels Stock Exchange.

DPAM’s 2020 voting activity report

DPAM’s 2020 voting activity report

Active shareholdership and engagement: continued fiduciary duty in 2020

Bruno Colmant takes over the lead of Private Banking at Degroof Petercam

Bruno Colmant takes over the lead of Private Banking at Degroof Petercam

Bruno Colmant takes over the direct supervision of Private Banking from Steve De Meester.

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About Degroof Petercam

Degroof Petercam is a reference financial institution with a history dating back to 1871. As an independent group owned by family shareholders with a long term commitment, we serve private and institutional investors.

Our clients benefit from a unique combination of services in private banking, institutional asset management, investment banking (corporate finance and financial intermediation) and asset services. The total clients assets (under management, under administration and in custody) amounts to 75 billion euro.

Headquartered in Brussels, we employ more than 1,400 professionals through offices in Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Spain, The Netherlands, Germany and Italy.

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