Ackermans & Van Haaren NV is a Belgium-based independent and diversified group active in different industries by investing in companies based on long-term partnerships. It operates though five segments Marine Engineering & Contracting, Private Banking, Real Estate & Senior Care, Energy & Resources, and Growth Capital. The Marine Engineering & Contracting activities range from dredging to (marine) construction to renewable energy and deep-sea minerals. Private Banking is mainly active in discretionary asset management, with a focus on entrepreneurs and liberal professions. The Real Estate & Senior Care activities range from real estate development and management to the elderly and health care. The focus of Energy & Resources is on sustainable tropical agriculture. The Growth Capital segment provides development capital to family-controlled companies with a competitive position and high growth potential.