Valiant Bank AG

Established in 1997 Valiant Bank AG is a savings bank, focused on providing retail banking products and services (mortgages and corporate loans, customer savings and deposits) to local residents.

Bank Category
Regional banks and savings banks

Valiant Bank AG is the 16th largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets. In 2016 its total assets were 25 923,57 mln CHF, providing the bank with the market share of 0.84%. Valiant Bank AG is the 1st largest regional bank and savings bank in Switzerland (out of 62 banks) having market share of 22.32% amongst the banks of this category.

Rank in Switzerland
16th largest bank

Total Assets (2016)
25 923.57 mln CHF  (+2.52%)

Valiant Bank AG is rated by Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is A2 (upper medium grade). Valiant Bank AG participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Switzerland. This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 CHF per bank per depositor.

Valiant Bank AG is headquartered in Bern.

Bundesplatz 4, 3001, Bern, Switzerland
031 320 91 11
031 320 91 12
Company Number

Financial Positions

Total Assets (2016)
25 923.57 mln CHF  (+2.52%)

In 2016 total assets of Valiant Bank AG were 25 923.57 mln CHF. Growth compared to the previous period (2015) was 2.52%. The evolution of the total assets of Valiant Bank AG is shown at Chart 1 below.

Total Assets of Valiant Bank AG.

Chart 1. Total Assets of Valiant Bank AG.

Market Position and Market Share (among banks in Switzerland)

Total Assets (2016)
16th (market share 0.84%)

In 2016 Valiant Bank AG was the 16th largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets, having 0.84% of market share.

Market share of Valiant Bank AG

Chart 2. Market share of Valiant Bank AG

Several banks with market shares closest to Valiant Bank AG are shown below.

RankNameTotal AssetsMarket Share
15 Berner Kantonalbank AG28404.66 mln CHF0.92%
16 Valiant Bank AG25923.57 mln CHF0.84%
17 Aargauische Kantonalbank25245.53 mln CHF0.82%

Credit Ratings (as of Apr 2016)

Fitch Moody's
- (not rated) A2 (upper medium grade)

Credit Rating is an opinion of a credit rating agency about credit worthiness of a company or a government. Valiant Bank AG is rated by Moody's.

Credit ratings assigned to Valiant Bank AG as of April 2016 are shown in details in the following sections.


Long-term rating for Valiant Bank AG it is set to A2 (upper medium grade). Long-term bank deposit rating is A2 (upper medium grade). Bank financial strength rating is baa1. Short-term rating is not assigned.

Long-Term Rating  A2
Long-Term Bank Deposit Rating  A2
Bank Financial Strength Rating  baa1
Short-Term Rating  -
Outlook  positive

Outlook for the ratings of Valiant Bank AG is set to positive (may be raised).

Deposit Guarantee

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

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 Valiant Bank AG 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

Further Information


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 Valiant Bank AG and its components are shown in the table below.

Bank BIC Code  VABE
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-105.944.759