Swissquote Bank SA

 (4.0; 25 ratings)
4.0 25
Business Focus
online brokerage

Swissquote Bank SA is focused on providing online securities trading services to private individuals, businesses and asset managers. In 1996 Swissquote launched its financial platform which allowed private investors to access the prices of all the securities traded on the Swiss exchange in real time. In 2001 Swissquote obtained banking licence. In 2013 Swissquote Bank acquired MIG Banque, specialized in Forex trading. In 2017 Swissquote Bank started offering cryptocurrency trading (Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ether, Litecoin and Ripple). In 2018 Swissquote Bank acquired Internaxx Bank S.A. (Luxembourg).

Bank Category

Stock exchange banks

Services

online brokerage
securities trading
forex trading
crypto-currency trading

Clients

natural persons
companies
financial institutions

Area Served

Worldwide

Products

mortgage loans
lombard loans
payment cards

Account Opening

Becoming a client of Swissquote Bank SA can be done in a few steps:

1.
Submit online application
2.
Upload documents
3.
Verify your identity
4.
Account is ready within 1-2 days


Due to regulatory requirements Swissquote Bank SA performs KYC/AML checks when establishing business relationships with a new client. While onboarding a private individual Swissquote Bank SA will ask him/her to provide the following documents: passport or ID card; utility bill. For corporate clients Swissquote Bank SA will ask to provide corporate documentation as well as information about controlling persons. Swissquote Bank SA may request additional documentation or information depending on the case. Swissquote Bank SA performs client's identity verification via video call. Account opening procedure is usually completed within 1-2 days.

Ways to Bank

Swissquote Bank SA delivers its products and services via direct (online) channels only, namely:
online banking
desktop app
mobile app

Financials

Total Assets of Swissquote Bank SA
Market Share of Swissquote Bank SA
Total Assets (2018)
5,395.05 mln CHF  (+6.54%)

Swissquote Bank SA is the 53rd largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 5 395,05 mln CHF, providing the bank with the market share of 0.17%. Swissquote Bank SA is the 7th largest stock exchange bank in Switzerland (out of 43 stock exchange banks) having market share of 2.36% amongst the banks of this category.

Deposit Guarantee

Protected Amount
up to 100,000 CHF
Guarantee Fund
esisuisse – Deposit Insurance
Covered Depositors
private individuals (Swiss and foreign)
legal entities (Swiss and foreign)
Covered Accounts
credit balances

Swissquote Bank SA 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. Swissquote Bank SA is a member of esisuisse – Deposit Insurance and makes its contributions into it.

Contacts

Chemin de la Crétaux 33, 1196, Gland, Switzerland
319
022 999 94 11
022 999 94 42

Swissquote Bank SA is headquartered in Gland.

Bank Identifiers

BIC (SWIFT)
SWQBCHZZXXX
LEI
H6IQ3SWWWBLDBI06ZX04
Company Number
CHE-102.383.586

Bank Supervision

Supervised By
Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority
Reference Number
CHE-102.383.586

Swissquote Bank SA is authorized and supervised by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (reference number CHE-102.383.586).

Bank History

Founded
2001

Similar Banks

Banque Lombard Odier & Cie SA Logo Banque Lombard Odier & Cie SA
private banking, asset management
Edmond de Rothschild (Suisse) S.A. Logo Edmond de Rothschild (Suisse) S.A.
private banking and asset management
Mirabaud & Cie SA Logo Mirabaud & Cie SA
asset and wealth management
Banque SYZ SA Logo Banque SYZ SA
private banking

See Also

Related Articles