Banque Cantonale du Valais

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Business Focus

regional retail and business banking

Founded in 1917, Banque Cantonale du Valais 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 du Valais is especially strong in savings and mortgage products. Like most of the cantonal banks, Banque Cantonale du Valais 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 du Valais can be done in a few steps:

1.
Visit bank branch

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

Ways to Bank

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

Common Shares

Listed Entity
Walliser Kantonalbank
ISIN
CH0305951201
Stock Exchange
SIX Swiss ExchangeSIX Swiss Exchange (XSWX)
Ticker
WKBN

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Financials

Total Assets of Banque Cantonale du Valais
Annual_profit of Banque Cantonale du Valais
Market Share of Banque Cantonale du Valais
Total Assets (2019)
16,567.63 mln CHF  (+2.77%)
Annual Profit (2019)
67.29 mln CHF  (+0.32%)
Number of Employees (2015)
460  (+3.37%)

Banque Cantonale du Valais is the 32nd largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets. In 2019 its total assets were 16 567,63 mln CHF, providing the bank with the market share of 0.50%. Banque Cantonale du Valais is the 14th largest cantonal bank in Switzerland (out of 24 cantonal banks) having market share of 2.64% amongst the banks of this category. In 2019 the bank's annual profit was 67,29 mln CHF. Banque Cantonale du Valais had 460 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 du Valais 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 du Valais is a member of esisuisse – Deposit Insurance (ESI) and makes its contributions into it.

Contacts

Place des Cèdres 8, 1951, Sion, Switzerland
222
027 324 61 11
027 324 66 66

Banque Cantonale du Valais is headquartered in Sion.

Social Networks

Banque Cantonale du Valais has profiles at the following social networks:

Bank Identifiers

BIC (SWIFT)
BCVSCH2LXXX
LEI
549300YI34DX51LRGS71
Company Number
CHE-105.845.241

Bank Supervision

Supervised By
Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority
Reference Number
CHE‑105.845.241

Banque Cantonale du Valais is authorized and supervised by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (reference number CHE‑105.845.241).

Bank History

Founded
1917

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