Top positions of Degroof Petercam in 2016 European Private Placement League Tables

Private Placement Monitor (PPM) has released its Private Placement League Tables for 2016, in collaboration with Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Rating Services. Dealogic also published its 2016 Private Placement Review.

The private debt placement market in Europe recorded a decrease in 2016. Both PPM and Dealogic observed a fall of more than 20% in number of transactions and of respectively 37% and 38% in corresponding value.

Degroof Petercam is highly ranked in both league tables. Based on the number of transactions in the PPM league tables, Degroof Petercam ranks 3rd ​ in the Benelux and in Europe and 4th ​ in France. Based on the Dealogic ranking in value, Degroof Petercam ranks 5th in Europe.

Ranking Degroof Petercam
Ranking Degroof Petercam

Alexis Meeùs, Head of Corporate Finance: “Despite a lower level of debt capital market activity in 2016, European mid-size companies reiterated their trust towards Degroof Petercam which successfully assisted them to gain access to the competitive private debt market”.

Gautier Bataille, Head of Financial Markets: ”These top positions acknowledge our expertise in debt capital market advisory and placement capacity in Europe, and confirm to our clients that we are the leading independent reference partner for their capital markets transactions”. ​

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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. Private and institutional investors, as well as corporates trust us for our strong investment convictions and for our continuum of services in private banking, asset management, investment banking and fund servicing.

On December 31, 2023, total assets amounted to 74 billion euros. More than 1,500 experts are committed to our clients through offices in Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Spain, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Hong Kong and Canada. As employer and investor, we create responsible prosperity for all by opening doors to opportunities and accompanying our clients with expertise.

Degroof Petercam is owned by Indosuez Wealth Management and by its historical minority shareholder CLdN Cobelfret. Degroof Petercam benefits from the vast expertise and international network of Indosuez and the Crédit Agricole group, the world's 9th largest bank (The Banker, 2024).
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