The first choice for Benelux equity market transactions
With a team of 13 experienced analysts, and covering over 120 Benelux companies, Degroof Petercam has one of the largest sell-side research teams in the Benelux. The team covers most of the Benelux companies from large to small caps on a very consistent basis and is able to generate consistent long term outperformance.
With detailed reports, consistent newsflow updates and many marketing and roadshow events, we support our international institutional clients in making their equity investment decisions.
Next to our Benelux focus we also have a broader focus for Healthcare and Real estate sectors.
In close cooperation with the research team, an experienced team of Equity Sales and Sales Traders market our research product to institutional clients in the main European and US financial centres and all institutional clients in Belgium. Our international institutional client base consists of tier one pension funds, asset managers, hedge funds, family offices, insurance companies, holding companies, …
A dedicated event team organizes more than a 1000 investor meetings a year during roadshows and annual seminars in several European countries as well as a Healthcare, Real Estate and Consumer Conference and Benelux days in Milan, Zurich and Paris.
We are regularly involved in block trades, accelerated book buildings and Benelux IPO’s.
Bond market intermediation
The institutional bond sales desk covers the West-European region and is mainly active in the Eurobond market. The highly professional sales team is made of experienced people with a proven track record in applying client’s needs.
We distribute new issues of corporate debt and private placements to a wide variety of institutional investors.
We provide high quality distribution for issuing clients and optimized execution for investors.
Option plans, warrants and bonuses
As expert in structuring and marketing of stock option plans, warrants and incentive plans for employees, Degroof Petercam has become the Belgian leader servicing over 500 corporate clients. Our expertise covers all types of plans, from warrant plans, with lock-up period of one day or one year, to plans on own shares of the company.
Degroof Petercam manages the financial aspects (issuance, purchase and option valuation), the structuring and tax aspect of the product, the software and the general management of the plan. We also assist companies for the set-up of plans on their own shares at different levels such as :
- Software platform
- Cashless or regular exercise of options
- Real-time selling of shares
- Option valuation
- Tax pre-financing solutions
- Compliance with regulatory aspects (MAR, reporting, MiFID, EMIR etc).
Cross Asset Solutions
The objective of the « Cross Asset Solutions » desk is to advise institutional, corporate and private clients.
More specifically, our mission is, among other tasks:
- To deliver tailor-made & asymmetric solutions
- To be a competence center for derivatives and
- To provide alternative investment opportunities
Buy-side dealing desk
The Buy Side Dealing Desk is the centralized and multi-asset execution desk dedicated to the asset management entities of the Group, whether Institutional Asset Management or Private Banking, in Belgium or abroad.
A team of highly skilled professionals in combination with an appropriate front technology offers a best-in-class setup needed to serve our portfolio managers optimally and to cope with the heavy regulatory requirements.
Searching liquidity has become strategic and this is best achieved by building a strong international network of professional relationships with the brokers community and by understanding market structure issues.
More than supplying an execution service, the Buy Side Dealing Desk is a strategic partner embedded in the portfolio management process who focuses on optimizing the implementation of an investment decision and who contributes to alpha generation by improving trading costs and sharing relevant market input.