GS Banque SA (formerly Banque Bénédict Hentsch & Cie SA)

Geneva Swiss Bank (GS Banque) is created in 2013 when Mr. Bénédict Hentsch decided to retire as a banker and sold all his controlling interest in Banque Bénédict Hentsch to his closest partners.

Bank Category
Stock exchange banks

GS Banque SA is the 236th largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets. In 2016 its total assets were 92,20 mln CHF, providing the bank with the market share of 0.00%. GS Banque SA is the 37th largest stock exchange bank in Switzerland (out of 43 banks) having market share of 0.04% amongst the banks of this category.

Rank in Switzerland
236th largest bank

Total Assets (2016)
92.20 mln CHF  (+19.10%)

GS Banque SA participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Switzerland. This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 CHF per bank per depositor.

GS Banque SA is headquartered in Genève.

5, avenue de Châtelaine, 1211, Genève, Switzerland
P.O. Box
022 360 91 00
022 360 91 91
Company Number

Financial Positions

Total Assets (2016)
92.20 mln CHF  (+19.10%)

In 2016 total assets of GS Banque SA were 92.20 mln CHF. Growth compared to the previous period (2015) was 19.10%. The evolution of the total assets of GS Banque SA is shown at Chart 1 below.

Total Assets of GS Banque SA.

Chart 1. Total Assets of GS Banque SA.

Market Position and Market Share (among banks in Switzerland)

Total Assets (2016)
236th (market share 0.00%)

In 2016 GS Banque SA was the 236th largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets, having 0.00% of market share.

Market share of GS Banque SA

Chart 2. Market share of GS Banque SA

Several banks with market shares closest to GS Banque SA are shown below.

RankNameTotal AssetsMarket Share
235Habibsons Bank Limited, London, Zweigniederlassung Zürich96.64 mln CHF0.00%
236 GS Banque SA92.20 mln CHF0.00%
237Caisse d'Epargne et de Crédit Mutuel de Chermignon société coopérative88.66 mln CHF0.00%

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 GS Banque SA 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

Bank Identifiers

Any bank can be identified for different purposes and hence can have several different identifiers.


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 GS Banque SA and its components are shown in the table below.

Bank BIC Code  BQBH
Country Code  CH (Switzerland)
Location Code  GG
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-112.045.116