Van Lanschot

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Van Lanschot N.V.
Type EuronextLANS
Industry Financial services
Founded 1737
Headquarters 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Key people

K. Guha, CEO

T. de Swaan, Chairman of Supervisory Board
Products Banking
Revenue Increase 529.8 million (2013)[1]
Net income Increase 33.5 million (2013)[1]
Employees 1,808 (2013)[1]
The Gulden Hopsack (headquarters)

Van Lanschot NV (the holding company of F. van Lanschot Bankiers NV) is a financial institution of Dutch origin offering private banking, asset management and merchant banking services. It is the oldest independent bank in the Netherlands with a history dating back to 1737. Van Lanschot positions itself as a specialised, independent wealth manager, dedicated to the preservation and creation of wealth for its clients.

Van Lanschot has been listed on the Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange since 1999.

Brands and services[edit]

Van Lanschot offers private banking, asset management and merchant banking services.

Private Banking[edit]

Van Lanschot’s services focus on six target groups: high net-worth individuals, people new to the wealth management market, entrepreneurs and family businesses, business professionals and executives, healthcare professionals, and foundations and associations.

Asset Management and Merchant Banking[edit]

Asset Management and Merchant Banking offer specialist services in areas such as asset management, securities, mergers and acquisitions and capital market transactions to institutional investors, companies, financial institutions and semi-public and public institutions. The bank’s subsidiary Kempen & Co serves the institutional market and offers investment services.

Main subsidiaries[edit]

  • Kempen & Co NV
  • F. van Lanschot Bankiers (Schweiz) AG


Office in The Hague
Office in 's-Hertogenbosch

In the Netherlands, Van Lanschot has twenty-five offices and client reception locations, in most large cities. These offices are usually located in historic buildings. In Belgium, Van Lanschot has six offices. Furthermore, the bank has a branche in Switzerland. Van Lanschot is headquartered in 's-Hertogenbosch, Hooge Steenweg 29.


Van Lanschot has established sponsoring partnerships within the areas of art and culture and golf. The bank is head sponsor of the Dutch art and antiques fair PAN Amsterdam, among others. Furthermore, Van Lanschot is head sponsor of the Dutch Golf Federation, Golf Team Holland, and sponsor of several golf teams and events.


The history of Van Lanschot Bankiers dates back to 1737, when Cornelis van Lanschot founded a trading house in 's-Hertogenbosch.

From the bank's origins in 1737 until the death of Jan Cees van Lanschot in 1991, a member of the Van Lanschot family was CEO of the bank. From 1991 to 2002 Bert Heemskerk was CEO. In 2002 he was succeeded by Floris Deckers. In 2013 Karl Guha became CEO.

In 2004 Van Lanschot acquired CenE Bankiers (financial services for the healthcare sector)[2] and in 2007 Van Lanschot acquired Kempen & Co.[3]

The family Van Lanschot married with some members of the noble family van Meeuwen.


  1. ^ a b c "2013 | Van Lanschot". Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  2. ^ "Van Lanschot signs purchase agreement for acquisition of CenE Bankiers". Retrieved 2014-06-24. 
  3. ^ "Van Lanschot and Kempen reach an accord and sign purchase agreement". Retrieved 2014-06-24. 

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