We are shaping, creating and harvesting foundations for the future.

2050

ZBG’s investments are making lives better by assisting in more efficient food production, developing technology that improves people’s quality of life and helping people to live where they want.

2020s

ZBG and Breevast’s Frankfurt development project is fully realised after more than 15 years of work

2019

ZBG shares its company vision and strategy with stakeholders through the launch of its website

2016

Breevast and their partner Imobel sell the development RAC Belair in Brussels in different phases. The buyers are Hannover Leasing, Gingko Tree Investments, Real I.S. Smart and other Belgian investors. The total transaction value is approximately €500 million

2008

ZBG acquires ZA Verzekeringen from Allianz Netherlands. It is sold to Delta Lloyd in 2013.

2006

Breevast and American International Group (AIG) acquirs the MPC Münchmeyer Petesen Capital (MPC) portfolio for €1 billion by means of a CSFB partnership. Later financing comes from Lone Star in the form of a Private Equity partnership.

2006

ZBG becomes the sole shareholder of Breevast

2003

ZBG acquires one of the largest consumer finance companies in Belgium from KBC Bank with a €1.25 billion portfolio. The portfolio is divested in different stages and sold to KBC and other financial institutions. The last assets in the portfolio are sold in 2019.

2002

ZBG acquires agricultural machinery distributor Mechan Groep

2001

ZBG and Breevast jointly acquire the Finance Tower in Brussels from the Federal Belgium government

2000

ZBG divests its interest in Del Monte Foods to the Italian food and beverage group Cirio which then acquirs control of South African food group. The transaction is led by ABN AMRO M&A advisory services.

2000

ZBG acquires a cornerstone shareholding in electronic manufacturing services provider Neways

1999

ZBG becomes a shareholder in real estate developer, investor and manager Breevast

1982

ZBG is founded by Frank Zweegers after he began to take an interest in investing