Sofina, Société Financière de Transports et d'Entreprises Industrielles, is a Belgian holding company, headquartered in Brussels, which invests in several industrial sectors such as telecommunication (7%), portfolio companies, banks and insurance (6%), private equity (6%), services within the company (18%), consumer goods (31%), energy (6%), distribution (8%) and various other sectors (10%). Geographically, Sofina has investments located in Belgium, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and North America.

The company has holdings in Richemont, Colruyt, Danone, SES S.A., Suez S.A., Eurazeo.

Historically, the company also owned the Anglo-Argentine Tramways Company, which was one of the largest tram operators in the world at the time.[1]


  • Count Yves Boël : chairman of the board
  • Count Richard Goblet d'Alviella : chief executive officer and appointed director
  • Count Pol Boël : (former) vice chairman of the board
  • Jean-Luc Reginster : general counsel
  • Wauthier De Bassompierre : secretary
  • Marc Speeckaert : managing director
  • Marc Van Cauwenberghe : deputy managing director
  • Xavier Coirbay : manager
  • Jean-Pierre Delree : assistant manager
  • Francois Gillet


  1. (eds.), Bart DeGroof ... (1998). En los deltas de la memoria : Bélgica y Argentina en los siglos XIX y XX. Leuven: Leuven Univ. Press. ISBN 90-6186-860-2. Retrieved October 27, 2015.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)

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