Degroof Petercam refocuses its private banking activities on Belgium, Luxembourg and France

Degroof Petercam refocuses its private banking activities on Belgium, Luxembourg and France

Banque Degroof Petercam (Suisse) SA to join the Geneva-based private bank Gonet & Cie SA

Brussels/Geneva, 25 January 2022 - Degroof Petercam and the Geneva-based private bank Gonet & Cie have signed an agreement for the sale of all shares of Banque Degroof Petercam (Suisse) SA. Banque Degroof Petercam (Suisse) SA is thus entering a new phase of its evolution by partnering with a local player.

Hugo Lasat, CEO Degroof Petercam: "After more than fifty years of activity in the Swiss market, the time was right to affiliate our private banking activities in Switzerland to a distinguished Geneva-based private bank that will enable us to offer a broader range of solutions and services meeting our clients’ needs. We share common values with Gonet & Cie, based on independence and a family and entrepreneurial business culture forged through many generations. This merger is therefore a natural fit and will enable to maintain the proximity to our clients and the sense of tailor-made service that they are rightfully expecting."

This transaction is subject to the approval of the regulatory authorities. No further details of the transaction will be disclosed.

The Degroof Petercam group remains active in Switzerland through its institutional activities with the presence of Degroof Petercam Asset Management (DPAM).


About Degroof Petercam

Founded in 1871, Degroof Petercam is a Belgian-rooted reference investment house built on more than 150 years of integrated financial knowledge. We create responsible prosperity for all by opening doors to opportunities and accompanying our private, corporate and institutional clients with expertise.

Clients in over 20 countries trust us for our convictions and for our distinctive combination of services in private banking, asset management, investment banking (corporate finance and global markets) and asset services. Total client assets (under management, under administration and in custody) amount to 71.1 billion euros (on 31.12.2022).

More than 1,500 experts are committed to our clients through offices in Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Spain, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy and Hong Kong.

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