KBC Bank


  • January Huyghebaert ( Chairman )
  • Jan Vanhevel (CEO)

KBC Group NV is an international financial companies from Belgium, which is listed on the Brussels stock exchange share index BEL20.

The bank focuses on retail customers and small and medium-sized enterprises. Besides banking, KBC Bank Insurance and Investments provides (in conjunction with the company KBC Insurance NV and KBC Asset Management NV ). KBC Asset Management is one of the leading companies in Europe for the management of sustainable asset.

Around 60,000 people are employed in the company and approximately 12.4 million customers KBC Bank ( 2008), of which 3.9 million in Belgium.


KBC Group was formed in 1998 from the merger of three Belgian companies Kredietbank, verzekeringen ABB (ABB insurance) and CERA Bank.

Corporate structure and main areas

KBC Group NV is the parent company of the Company:

  • KBC Bank NV KBC Bank Germany AG, Bremen ( founded in 1863, formerly trading as Bank Association Bremen AG)

10 October 2011 it was announced that the Belgian KBC Group their division KBL European Private Bankers sold for 1.05 billion euros in a Luxembourg holding company called Precision Capital, behind which stands an unnamed investor from Qatar. To KBL Group include the French Richelieu Banque Privee, Brown Shipley & Co in the UK and Theo Gilissen Bankiers in the Netherlands.

All other companies are in turn direct or indirect subsidiaries of these four companies.