Banque Cantonale de Fribourg

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Business Focus

regional retail and business banking

Founded in 1892, Banque Cantonale de Fribourg is a universal bank, providing retail and business banking products mainly to the canton residents (natural persons and legal entities). Traditionally for cantonal banks, Banque Cantonale de Fribourg is especially strong in savings and mortgage products. Like most of the cantonal banks, Banque Cantonale de Fribourg has full state guarantee of its liabilities.

Bank Category

Cantonal banks

Services

retail banking
private banking
business banking

Area Served

mainly the canton

Products

current accounts
debit cards
credit cards
savings accounts
time deposit accounts
pension plans
consumer loans
mortgage loans
investment funds
leasing
trade finance

International Transfers

SWIFT Transfers
SEPA Credit Transfers
SEPA Instant Transfers
SEPA Direct Debits

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Account Opening

Becoming a client of Banque Cantonale de Fribourg can be done in a few steps:

1.
Visit bank branch

Due to regulatory requirements Banque Cantonale de Fribourg performs KYC/AML checks when establishing business relationships with a new client. While onboarding a private individual Banque Cantonale de Fribourg will ask him/her to provide the following documents: passport; proof of address. For corporate clients Banque Cantonale de Fribourg will ask to provide corporate documentation as well as information about controlling persons. Banque Cantonale de Fribourg may request additional documentation or information depending on the case. Banque Cantonale de Fribourg performs client's identity verification via branch visit.

Ways to Bank

Banque Cantonale de Fribourg delivers its products and services through both direct and indirect channels, namely:
branch
online banking
mobile app

Financials

Total Assets of Banque Cantonale de Fribourg
Annual_profit of Banque Cantonale de Fribourg
Market Share of Banque Cantonale de Fribourg
Total Assets (2019)
24,639.42 mln CHF  (+7.47%)
Annual Profit (2019)
131.61 mln CHF  (+2.21%)
Number of Employees (2015)
380  (+2.15%)

Banque Cantonale de Fribourg is the 26th largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets. In 2019 its total assets were 24 639,42 mln CHF, providing the bank with the market share of 0.74%. Banque Cantonale de Fribourg is the 12th largest cantonal bank in Switzerland (out of 24 cantonal banks) having market share of 3.93% amongst the banks of this category. In 2019 the bank's annual profit was 131,61 mln CHF. Banque Cantonale de Fribourg had 380 employees in 2015.

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

Banque Cantonale de Fribourg 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. Banque Cantonale de Fribourg is a member of esisuisse – Deposit Insurance (ESI) and makes its contributions into it.

Contacts

Bd de Pérolles 1, 1701, Fribourg, Switzerland
151
0848 223 223
026 350 77 09

Banque Cantonale de Fribourg is headquartered in Fribourg.

Social Networks

Banque Cantonale de Fribourg has profiles at the following social networks:

Bank Identifiers

BIC (SWIFT)
BEFRCH22XXX
LEI
5493008MSAGSTUCMKL66
Company Number
CHE-108.954.576

Bank Supervision

Supervised By
Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority
Reference Number
CHE-108.954.576

Banque Cantonale de Fribourg is authorized and supervised by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (reference number CHE-108.954.576).

Bank History

Founded
1892

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