Mortgage bond bank of the Swiss mortgage institutions

Mortgage Bond Bank of the Swiss Mortgage Institutions (de: Pfandbriefbank schweizerischer Hypothekarinstitute AG) is one of two institutions allowed to issue mortgage bonds in Switzerland. Mortgage bonds are debt securities used for the long-term financing of senior mortgage loans granted by banks.

Mortgage bond bank of the Swiss mortgage institutions is the 6th largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets. In 2014 its total assets were 57 902,74 mln CHF, providing the bank with the market share of 1.56%.

Mortgage bond bank of the Swiss mortgage institutions participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Switzerland. This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 CHF per bank per depositor.

Mortgage bond bank of the Swiss mortgage institutions is headquartered in Zürich.

Contacts 
    Address  Zürich, Switzerland
Bank Category  Institutions with a special field of business
Start Date  1930
Financial Positions
    Total Assets (2014)  57 902.74 mln CHF ↑ (+3.32%)
Market Position and Market Share (among banks in Switzerland)
    Total Assets (2014)  6th (market share 1.56%)
Deposit Guarantee  Yes (up to 100 000 CHF per depositor)

Financial Positions

In 2014 total assets of Mortgage bond bank of the Swiss mortgage institutions were 57 902.74 mln CHF. Growth compared to the previous period (2013) was 3.32%. The evolution of the total assets of Mortgage bond bank of the Swiss mortgage institutions is shown at Chart 1 below.

Total Assets of Mortgage bond bank of the Swiss mortgage institutions.
Chart 1. Total Assets of Mortgage bond bank of the Swiss mortgage institutions.

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 Mortgage bond bank of the Swiss mortgage institutions 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: Deposit Guarantee Scheme in Switzerland

Related Information on Switzerland

  Economy and Banking Sector of Switzerland

  List of Banks in Switzerland

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