Ownership and Structure
Half of the bank's share capital is held by the State of the Netherlands and the other half by municipal authorities, provincial authorities and a water board.
The composition of the Supervisory Board is based on a membership profile.
BNG Bank's share ownership is restricted by its Articles of Association to the State of the Netherlands, provinces, municipalities, water boards and other public bodies.
Half of the bank's share capital is held by the State of the Netherlands and the other half by more than 95% of all the municipal authorities, 11 of the 12 provincial authorities and a water board.
Changes in the present stakeholder structure are not expected. The central government's 50% stake has been held since 1921. Strong commitment of the central government to its holding was evidenced by its participation in the most recent issue of shares in 1990 in order to maintain its 50% stake.
- Full list of shareholders 2020 (pdf, 68 kB)
The role of a Supervisory Board in the Netherlands is an important one, combining the responsibilities of both operational supervision and strategic input.
The members of the Supervisory Board are appointed by the General Meeting of Shareholders on the nomination of the Supervisory Board.
- financial services, in particular banking experience;
- governments: (semi) government organizations, such as central government, provinces, municipalities and / or experience with sectors in the field of housing, care and / or education.
The Supervisory Board is composed in such a way that at least 30% of the members are women and at least 30% of the members are male.
The Executive Committee is responsible for the management of BNG Bank's activities.