Founded in 1899, Basler Kantonalbank is a universal bank, providing retail and corporate banking products mainly to the canton residents (natural persons and legal entities). Traditionally for cantonal banks, Basler Kantonalbank is especially strong in savings and mortgage products. Like most of the cantonal banks, Basler Kantonalbank has full state guarantee of its liabilities.
Basler Kantonalbank is the 21st largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets. In 2017 its total assets were 24 085,53 mln CHF, providing the bank with the market share of 0.74%. Basler Kantonalbank is the 9th largest cantonal bank in Switzerland (out of 24 cantonal banks) having market share of 4.19% amongst the banks of this category. In 2017 the bank's annual profit was 160,09 mln CHF. Basler Kantonalbank had 1 284 employees in 2015.
Basler Kantonalbank is headquartered in Basel.