IG Bank S.A.

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Business Focus

online trading

IG Bank is a member of UK-based IG Group. IG Group was founded in 1974 to be focused on OTC leveraged derivatives trading. In 1998 IG Group created the first online dealing platform for financial spread betting. IG Group provide trading and investment services to clients worldwide, and have offices in 16 countries over the world. IG Group is still focused on contracts for difference (CFDs) and spread betting, while extending its product range with non-leveraged share dealing and wealth-management products. IG Bank specializes in providing online leveraged CFD trading services.

Bank Category

Foreign-controlled banks


online brokerage


natural persons
financial institutions

Area Served



International Transfers

SWIFT Transfers
SEPA Credit Transfers
SEPA Instant Transfers
SEPA Direct Debits

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Account Opening

Becoming a client of IG Bank S.A. can be done in a few steps:

Submit online application
Verify your identity
Account is ready within 5 minutes

Due to regulatory requirements IG Bank S.A. performs KYC/AML checks when establishing business relationships with a new client. While onboarding a private individual IG Bank S.A. will ask him/her to provide the following documents: passport; proof of address. For corporate clients IG Bank S.A. will ask to provide corporate documentation as well as information about controlling persons. IG Bank S.A. may request additional documentation or information depending on the case. IG Bank S.A. performs client's identity verification via instant online verification. Account opening procedure is usually completed within 5 minutes.

Ways to Bank

IG Bank S.A. delivers its products and services via direct (online) channels only, namely:
online banking
desktop app
mobile app


Total Assets of IG Bank S.A.
Annual_profit of IG Bank S.A.
Market Share of IG Bank S.A.
Total Assets (2019)
86.22 mln CHF  (-22.28%)
Annual Profit (2018)
600,000.00 CHF  (+50.00%)
Number of Employees (2018)
18  (+2.86%)

IG Bank S.A. is the 229th largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets. In 2019 its total assets were 86,22 mln CHF, providing the bank with the market share of 0.00%. IG Bank S.A. is the 71st largest foreign-controlled bank in Switzerland (out of 71 foreign-controlled banks) having market share of 0.04% amongst the banks of this category. In 2018 the bank's annual profit was 600 000,00 CHF. IG Bank S.A. had 18 employees in 2018.

Deposit Guarantee

Guarantee Fund
esisuisse – Deposit Insurance (ESI)esisuisse – Deposit Insurance (ESI)
Protected Amount
up to 100,000 CHF
Eligible Depositors
private individuals (Swiss and foreign)
legal entities (Swiss and foreign)
Covered Accounts
credit balances

IG Bank S.A. participates in the deposit guarantee scheme of Switzerland. This deposit guarantee scheme applies to credit balances made by private individuals (Swiss and foreign), legal entities (Swiss and foreign) and covers up to up to 100,000 CHF per bank per depositor. IG Bank S.A. is a member of esisuisse – Deposit Insurance (ESI) and makes its contributions into it.


42, rue du Rhône, 1204, Genève, Switzerland
022 888 10 40

IG Bank S.A. is headquartered in Genève.

Social Networks

IG Bank S.A. has profiles at the following social networks:

Bank Identifiers

Company Number

Bank Supervision

Supervised By
Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority
Reference Number

IG Bank S.A. is authorized and supervised by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (reference number CHE-141.784.032).

Bank History


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