Glarner Kantonalbank

Founded in 1884, Glarner 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, Glarner Kantonalbank is especially strong in savings and mortgage products. Like most of the cantonal banks, Glarner Kantonalbank has full state guarantee of its liabilities.

Bank Category

Cantonal banks

Services

Retail Banking
Corporate Banking

Financials

Total Assets (2017)
5 640.51 mln CHF  (+6.85%)
Number of Employees (2015)
167  (+1.21%)

In 2017 total assets of Glarner Kantonalbank were 5 640,51 mln CHF. Glarner Kantonalbank had 167 employees in 2015.

Contacts

Hauptstrasse 21, 8750, Glarus, Switzerland
365
0844 773 773
055 646 75 98

Glarner Kantonalbank is headquartered in Glarus.

Bank Identifiers

BIC (SWIFT)
GLKBCH22XXX
Company Number
CHE-108.954.719
Founded
1884

Business Summary

Business Focus
universal banking for natural persons and legal entities residing in the canton
Services
retail banking
corporate banking
Products
savings products
mortgage loans
Area Served
mainly the canton

Glarner Kantonalbank is focused on universal banking for natural persons and legal entities residing in the canton. Glarner Kantonalbank provides products and services in the areas of retail banking, corporate banking. The range of products offered by Glarner Kantonalbank includes savings products, mortgage loans.

Financial Positions

Total Assets (2017)
5 640.51 mln CHF  (+6.85%)

In 2017 total assets of Glarner Kantonalbank were 5 640.51 mln CHF. Growth compared to the previous period (2016) was 6.85%. The evolution of the total assets of Glarner Kantonalbank is shown at Chart 1 below.

Total Assets of Glarner Kantonalbank.

Chart 1. Total Assets of Glarner Kantonalbank.

Recent changes in total assets of Glarner Kantonalbank and its main components are shown in Table 1.

2016 2017 % change
Cash and deposits with Central Banks 362.0
Claims to banks 60.1
Claims to customers 344.0
Mortgages 4 226.8
Total Assets 5 278.9 5 640.5 +6.85%
Table 1. Recent changes in total assets of Glarner Kantonalbank (mln CHF).

Recent changes in total liabilities of Glarner Kantonalbank and its main components are shown in Table 2.

2016 2017 % change
Amount owed to banks 587.7
Amount owed to customers 3 230.1
Total Liabilities 5 278.9 5 640.5 +6.85%
Table 2. Recent changes in total liabilities of Glarner Kantonalbank (mln CHF).

Profit and Loss

Annual Profit (2016)
17.54 mln CHF  (-12.40%)

Recent changes in gross profit of Glarner Kantonalbank and its main components are shown in Table 3.

2015 2016 % change
Net Interest Income 46.7 48.5 +3.95%
Net Commission Income 9.7 9.0 -7.61%
Net Income from Trading Operations 3.8 5.5 +46.97%
Table 3. Recent changes in gross profit of Glarner Kantonalbank (mln CHF).

In 2016 annual profit of Glarner Kantonalbank was 17.54 mln CHF. Decline compared to the previous period (2015) was -12.40%. The evolution of the annual profit of Glarner Kantonalbank is shown at Chart 2 below.

Annual Profit of Glarner Kantonalbank.

Chart 2. Annual Profit of Glarner Kantonalbank.

Number of Employees

Number of Employees (2015)
167  (+1.21%)

In 2015 there were 167 employees of Glarner Kantonalbank. Growth compared to the previous period (2014) was 1.21%.

Market Share and Rank (among banks in Switzerland)

Total Assets (2016)
56th (market share 0.17%)

In 2016 Glarner Kantonalbank was ranked the 56th largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets, having 0.17% of the domestic market share.

Market share of Glarner Kantonalbank (among banks in Switzerland)

Chart 3. Market share of Glarner Kantonalbank (among banks in Switzerland)

Several banks having the market shares and ranks closest to Glarner Kantonalbank are shown below.

RankNameTotal AssetsMarket Share
55 Crédit Agricole next bank (Suisse) SA5288.11 mln CHF0.17%
56 Glarner Kantonalbank5278.92 mln CHF0.17%
57 Habib Bank AG Zürich5011.26 mln CHF0.16%
 

Market Share and Rank (among Cantonal banks in Switzerland)

Total Assets (2016)
19th (market share 0.95%)

In 2016 Glarner Kantonalbank was ranked the 19th largest cantonal bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets, having 0.95% of the category's market share.

Market share of Glarner Kantonalbank (among Cantonal banks in Switzerland)

Chart 4. Market share of Glarner Kantonalbank (among Cantonal banks in Switzerland)

Several cantonal banks having the market shares and ranks closest to Glarner Kantonalbank are shown below.

RankNameTotal AssetsMarket Share
18 Schaffhauser Kantonalbank7062.74 mln CHF1.28%
19 Glarner Kantonalbank5278.92 mln CHF0.95%
20 Nidwaldner Kantonalbank4443.28 mln CHF0.80%
 

Deposit Guarantee

Deposit Guarantee
Yes (up to 100 000 CHF per depositor)
State Guarantee
full

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 Glarner Kantonalbank 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
State Guarantee  full

Further Information

BIC

BIC (Business Identifier Code, also known as SWIFT code or SWIFT BIC) is a the mostly used international identifier of financial institutions. SWIFT is the registration authority for BICs. BICs are used in financial transactions, client and counterparty data bases, compliance documents and many others.

A BIC consists of eight or eleven characters, comprising a financial institution code (four characters), a country code (two characters), a location code (two characters) and, optionally, a branch code (three characters).

BIC of Glarner Kantonalbank and its components are shown in the table below.

BIC  GLKBCH22XXX
Bank BIC Code  GLKB
Country Code  CH (Switzerland)
Location Code  22
Branch Code  XXX

Company Registration Number

Company Registration Number is a distinctive code issued upon registration of a new company. This code can be used to find data about the company in a national company register.

Company Number  CHE-108.954.719

Domestic Presence

Branches (2015)
 (-14.29%)

In 2015 Glarner Kantonalbank had 6 branches in Switzerland. Decline compared to the previous period (2014) was -14.29%.