Euronext Brussels Awards 2021


Brussels – 18 January 2022 – Euronext Brussels awarded the best performing listed companies and market members during its New Year’s event. This year’s winners are:

Award Category




Sustainable Growth Award




BEL 20 Company of the year




BEL Mid Company of the year




BEL Small Company of the year


MDX Health


Legal Firm of the year

Allen & Overy

Linklaters LLP

Clifford Chance

Equity Finance House of the year    

  • KBC Securities
  • Berenberg

(Ex aequo)



Bond Finance House of the year



Deutsche Bank

ESG Bond Finance House of the year


BNP Paribas Fortis


Cash Markets Brokerage House of the year

Morgan Stanley

JP Morgan

Merril Lynch

Cash Markets Belgian Brokerage House of the year

KBC Securities


Keytrade Bank

Cash Markets SME Liquidity Provider of the year

KBC Securities

Rothschild Martin Maurel

Degroof Petercam

Derivatives Markets Brokerage House of the year

Goldman Sachs

Morgan Stanley



Notes to Editors:

  • These awards are based exclusively on measurable figures.
  • The Sustainable Growth Award distinguishes the companies that have shown the strongest sustainable growth over the last decade. The award is granted to the company which has the best result in the combined ranking of their ESG score (sources: Refinitiv, Sustainalytics and Vigeo Eiris) on one side and their stock price performance over the last 10 year on the other side.
  • Performance for listed companies means the strongest increase in market capitalization within the indicated peer group over the year 2021.
  • The Equity/Bond Finance House awards are based on the number of equity/bond transactions listed on Euronext Brussels, weighted for the amount, advisory role and type of transaction involved.
  • The Brokerage House awards are granted to the members who accounted for the highest volumes on the Euronext Brussels securities market in the respective segments.
  • The Legal Firm Award is based on the number of transactions listed on Euronext Brussels, weighted for the amount, advisory role and type of transaction involved.
  • The SME Liquidity Provider award is granted to the member who accounted for the highest liquidity providing volume on companies with market cap < 1 billion €.
  • The Derivatives Markets award is granted to the members who accounted for the highest number of contracts traded on the Euronext Brussels derivatives market.

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