Extel Awards 2019 - Degroof Petercam Asset Management: best asset manager for the third consecutive year

The Extel 2019 awards have been established by a survey conducted amongst 14,400 investment professionals in Europe. It again confirms the knowhow of Degroof Petercam in the field of buyside research and fund management in Belgium. 

Degroof Petercam Asset Management (DPAM) – the entity dedicated to institutional asset management - has been acclaimed ‘best buy- side firm’ in Belgium by Extel for the third consecutive year. Moreover, no less than 14 analysts and fund managers from DPAM are listed in the top 40 of Extel’s individuals ranking. Over the past years, DPAM continued to invest significantly in in-house research capabilities, and this recognition, as well as DPAM investment performances, demonstrates that this approach has paid off.

Hugo Lasat CEO, of DPAM, comments: “Research in one of the three pillars of our strategy, alongside with sustainability and active management. With our in-house teams of 24 buy-side analysts , we have one of the largest and best-performing asset management research teams in the Benelux. Thanks to the joint efforts of our experienced analysts and asset managers, we create long-term partnerships with our clients through our international DPAM network across Europe”.


Degroof Petercam Asset Management (DPAM) is an independent active asset management firm part of a family owned group with its origins in 1871. DPAM is a sustainable investor, pioneer and innovative in responsible and sustainable investing. The firm integrates ESG across asset classes and themes and it is also an active owner. DPAM has a strong focus on research with a proprietary in-house fundamental and quantitative analyst team, supporting the firm's asset management activities. DPAM manages investment funds as well as discretionary mandates on behalf of institutional clients, for a total amount of € 34 Bn, as of March 2019.

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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)is close 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.

Degroof Petercam
Rue de l'Industrie | Nijverheidsstraat 44
1040 Brussels