Long term active participations


Vlerick Group has been a longstanding anchored shareholder of Belgian bancassurance Group KBC. Additionally, Philippe Vlerick currently acts as the Vice-Chairman of KBC's Board of Directors.

KBC Group NV, together with its subsidiaries, provides banking and insurance services with a focus on retail, private banking, small and medium sized enterprises, and mid-cap clients primarily in Belgium, and Central and Eastern Europe.



Smartphoto Group NV operates in B2C e-commerce business in Belgium, Switzerland, France as well as the Nordic countries. The company's e-commerce business provides photo products, including photo books, photo cards, photo calendars, photo on canvas, and photo gifts; and visual communications, presentation systems, and printed textiles for the business-to business customers and specialized resellers, as well as photo-related products. The company was formerly known as Spector Photo Group NV and changed its name into Smartphoto Group NV in May 2013.