Glarner Kantonalbank

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Business Focus

regional retail and business banking

Founded in 1884, Glarner Kantonalbank is a universal bank, providing retail and business 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


retail banking
private banking
business banking

Area Served

mainly the canton


current accounts
debit cards
credit cards
savings accounts
time deposit accounts
pension plans
consumer loans
mortgage loans
investment funds
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 Glarner Kantonalbank can be done in a few steps:

Visit bank branch

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

Ways to Bank

Glarner Kantonalbank delivers its products and services through both direct and indirect channels, namely:
online banking
mobile app

Common Shares

Listed Entity
Glarner Kantonalbank
Stock Exchange
SIX Swiss ExchangeSIX Swiss Exchange (XSWX)

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Total Assets of Glarner Kantonalbank
Annual_profit of Glarner Kantonalbank
Market Share of Glarner Kantonalbank
Total Assets (2019)
6,403.67 mln CHF  (+7.06%)
Annual Profit (2019)
25.18 mln CHF  (+14.77%)
Number of Employees (2015)
167  (+1.21%)

Glarner Kantonalbank is the 54th largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets. In 2019 its total assets were 6 403,67 mln CHF, providing the bank with the market share of 0.19%. Glarner Kantonalbank is the 19th largest cantonal bank in Switzerland (out of 24 cantonal banks) having market share of 1.02% amongst the banks of this category. In 2019 the bank's annual profit was 25,18 mln CHF. Glarner Kantonalbank had 167 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

Glarner Kantonalbank 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. Glarner Kantonalbank is a member of esisuisse – Deposit Insurance (ESI) and makes its contributions into it.


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

Glarner Kantonalbank is headquartered in Glarus.

Social Networks

Glarner Kantonalbank has profiles at the following social networks:

Bank Identifiers

Company Number

Bank Supervision

Supervised By
Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority
Reference Number

Glarner Kantonalbank is authorized and supervised by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (reference number CHE-108.954.719).

Bank History


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