Top positions of Degroof Petercam in 2015 European Private Placement League Tables of S&P, PPM and Dealogic

Friday, April 22, 2016 — Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Rating Services and Private Placement Monitor (PPM) have released their Private Placement League Tables for 2015 showing an important growth with €12.8 billion of volume across 146 bond private placement deals.

Degroof Petercam ranked:

  • #2 in Benelux with €585 million raised in 7 transactions
  • #4 in France with €332 million raised in 6 transactions
  • #5 in Europe with €917 million raised in 13 transactions

Dealogic performed a similar review of the European Private Placement Market. Their ranking was based on 103 deals amounting to €8.4 billion in 2015. Degroof Petercam also ranks #5 in Europe.

Alexis Meeùs, CEO of Degroof Petercam Corporate Finance: “These market reviews confirm the structural changes in the financing landscape in Europe and the fact that mid-size borrowers are increasingly gaining access to the private debt market”.

Gautier Bataille, head of Investment Banking:These rankings are a recognition of 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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Alexandra Niehe Head of corporate communications
Thomas Van Rompuy Senior Executive Advisor - media relations, economics at Bank Degroof Petercam