PostFinance AG

PostFinance AG was established 1906 as a financial services division of Swiss Post. In 2013 PostFinance obtained its banking license. PostFinance offers retail banking products and services to private and corporate customers.

Bank Category

Other banks


Total Assets (2017)
121.63 bln CHF  (+1.04%)

PostFinance AG is the 7th largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets. In 2017 its total assets were 121,63 bln CHF.

PostFinance AG participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Switzerland. This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 CHF per bank per depositor.


Mingerstrasse 20, 3030, Bern, Switzerland
0848 800 007

PostFinance AG is headquartered in Bern.

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Company Number

Financial Positions

Total Assets (2017)
121.63 bln CHF  (+1.04%)

In 2017 total assets of PostFinance AG were 121.63 bln CHF. Growth compared to the previous period (2016) was 1.04%. The evolution of the total assets of PostFinance AG is shown at Chart 1 below.

Total Assets of PostFinance AG.

Chart 1. Total Assets of PostFinance AG.

Market Share and Rank (among banks in Switzerland)

Total Assets (2017)

In 2017 PostFinance AG was ranked the 7th largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets.

Several banks having the market shares and ranks closest to PostFinance AG are shown below.

RankNameTotal AssetsMarket Share
6Zürcher Kantonalbank162705.57 mln CHF5.02%
7PostFinance AG121632.83 mln CHF
8Bank Julius Bär & Co. AG89410.33 mln CHF2.76%

Deposit Guarantee

Deposit Guarantee
Yes (up to 100 000 CHF per depositor)

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 PostFinance 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)
Covered Currencies  all
Maximum Protected Amount  100 000 CHF
Paid In Currency  CHF

Further Information


BIC (Business Identifier Code, also known as SWIFT code or SWIFT BIC) 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.

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).

BIC of PostFinance AG and its components are shown in the table below.

Bank BIC Code  POFI
Country Code  CH (Switzerland)
Location Code  BE
Branch Code  XXX

Company Registration Number

Company Registration Number is a distinctive code issued upon registration of a new company. This code can be used to find data about the company in a national company register.

Company Number  CHE-114.583.749