Van Lanschot

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Van Lanschot N.V.
Traded as EuronextLANS
Industry Financial services
Founded 1737 (1737)
Headquarters 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Key people
  • K. Guha (CEO)
  • W. Duron (Chairman of Supervisory Board)
Products Banking
Revenue 520.6 million (2015)[1]
Profit 42.8 million (2015)[1]
Number of employees
1,666 (2015)[1]
Office in 's-Hertogenbosch, Leonardo da Vinciplein

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.


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.

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]


Office in The Hague

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


Van Lanschot’s sponsorship aims to help preserve Dutch cultural heritage. The bank is sponsor of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. Furthermore, Van Lanschot is head sponsor of Springpaarden Fonds Nederland, a fund whose purpose is to select, buy and keep talented Dutch-bred horses in the Netherlands for Dutch show jumpers to ride.


  1. ^ a b c [1] Press release Annual results 2015 - 9 March 2016.
  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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