Banque Cantonale de Genève

Business Focus

regional retail and business banking

Founded in 1816, Banque Cantonale de Genève 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 Genève is especially strong in savings and mortgage products. Till the end of 2016, Banque Cantonale de Genève has limited state guarantee of its liabilities (max. CHF 500,000 for savings, and max. CHF 1,500,000 for pension accounts)

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 Genève can be done in a few steps:

1.
Submit online application
2.
Visit bank branch

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

Ways to Bank

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

Common Shares

Listed Entity
Banque Cantonale de Genève
ISIN
CH0350494719
Stock Exchange
SIX Swiss ExchangeSIX Swiss Exchange (XSWX)
Ticker
BCGE

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Financials

Total Assets of Banque Cantonale de Genève
Annual_profit of Banque Cantonale de Genève
Market Share of Banque Cantonale de Genève
Total Assets (2019)
24,742.32 mln CHF  (+8.06%)
Annual Profit (2019)
96.81 mln CHF  (+6.20%)
Number of Employees (2015)
718  (+1.13%)

Banque Cantonale de Genève is the 25th largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets. In 2019 its total assets were 24 742,32 mln CHF, providing the bank with the market share of 0.75%. Banque Cantonale de Genève is the 11th largest cantonal bank in Switzerland (out of 24 cantonal banks) having market share of 3.95% amongst the banks of this category. In 2019 the bank's annual profit was 96,81 mln CHF. Banque Cantonale de Genève had 718 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 Genève 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 Genève is a member of esisuisse – Deposit Insurance (ESI) and makes its contributions into it.

Contacts

Quai de l‘lle 17, 1211, Genève, Switzerland
2251
022 317 27 27
022 809 23 45

Banque Cantonale de Genève is headquartered in Genève.

Bank Identifiers

BIC (SWIFT)
BCGECHGGXXX
LEI
549300ZEFUWWFTP7BA50
Company Number
CHE-105.981.074

Bank Supervision

Supervised By
Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority
Reference Number
CHE‑105.981.074

Banque Cantonale de Genève is authorized and supervised by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (reference number CHE‑105.981.074).

Bank History

Founded
1816

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