Alpha RHEINTAL Bank AG

Address  9435, Switzerland, Heerbrugg, Bahnhofstrasse 2
Phone  071 747 95 95
Fax  071 747 95 90

Bank Identifiers 
    BIC (SWIFT)  ARBHCH22XXX
Bank Category  Regional banks and savings banks / Other regional banks and savings banks
Deposit Guarantee  Yes (up to 100 000 CHF per depositor)
Founded  1868

Alpha RHEINTAL Bank AG is located at Switzerland, Heerbrugg. It is one of 290 credit institutions operating in Switzerland.

Bank Identifiers

Any bank can be identified for different purposes and hence can have several different identifiers.

BIC

BIC (Business Identifier Code) is a the mostly used international identifier of financial institutions. SWIFT is the registration authority for BICs. BICs are used in financial transactions, client and counterparty data bases, compliance documents and many others.

BIC  ARBHCH22XXX
Bank BIC Code  ARBH
Country Code  CH (Switzerland)
Location Code  22
Branch Code  XXX

A BIC consists of eight or eleven characters, comprising a financial institution code (four characters), a country code (two characters), a location code (two characters) and, optionally, a branch code (three characters).

Deposit Guarantee

Deposit Guarantee Schemes compensate certain deposits held by depositors of a bank that becomes unable to meet its obligations.

All credit institutions operating in Switzerland are obliged to participate in Swiss deposit guarantee scheme.

In the case of Alpha RHEINTAL Bank AG failure, eligible depositors having covered accounts in this bank will be paid out the following compensation:

Eligible Depositors  private individuals, commercial enterprises and public-sector offices
Covered Accounts  credit balances (e.g. personal accounts, savings accounts, investment accounts, salary accounts, numbered accounts, deposit accounts and current accounts)
Maximum Protected Amount  100 000 CHF
Paid In Currency  CHF

Further Information: Deposit Guarantee Scheme in Switzerland

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