AKB Privatbank Zürich AG

On 23 November 2013 AKB Privatbank, a subsidiary of Aargauische Kantonalbank, mainly involved in asset management in the EU area, was taken over by Privatbank IHAG Zürich AG. Aargauische Kantonalbank decided to focus primarily on their traditional economic territory.

Bank Category
Stock exchange banks

AKB Privatbank Zürich AG was the 188th largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets. In 2013 its total assets were 404,70 mln CHF, providing the bank with the market share of 0.01%. AKB Privatbank Zürich AG was the 25th largest stock exchange bank in Switzerland (out of 46 banks) having market share of 0.29% amongst the banks of this category.

Rank in Switzerland
188th largest bank

Total Assets (2013)
404.70 mln CHF  (-15.65%)

AKB Privatbank Zürich AG participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Switzerland. This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 CHF per bank per depositor.

AKB Privatbank Zürich AG was headquartered in Zürich.

Address
Bleicherweg 20, 8022, Zürich, Switzerland
Phone
044 283 83 83
Fax
044 283 84 85
BIC (SWIFT)
AKBPCHZZXXX
Founded
1988
Closed
2014

Financial Positions

Total Assets (2013)
404.70 mln CHF  (-15.65%)

In 2013 total assets of AKB Privatbank Zürich AG were 404.70 mln CHF. Decline compared to the previous period (2012) was -15.65%. The evolution of the total assets of AKB Privatbank Zürich AG is shown at Chart 1 below.

Total Assets of AKB Privatbank Zürich AG.

Chart 1. Total Assets of AKB Privatbank Zürich AG.

Market Position and Market Share (among banks in Switzerland)

Total Assets (2013)
188th (market share 0.01%)

In 2013 AKB Privatbank Zürich AG was the 188th largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets, having 0.01% of market share.

Market share of AKB Privatbank Zürich AG

Chart 2. Market share of AKB Privatbank Zürich AG

Several banks with market shares closest to AKB Privatbank Zürich AG are shown below.

RankNameTotal AssetsMarket Share
205 Fibi Bank (Schweiz) AG409.02 mln CHF0.01%
188 AKB Privatbank Zürich AG (closed)404.70 mln CHF0.01%
144 Hyposwiss Private Bank Genève SA400.40 mln CHF0.02%
 

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 AKB Privatbank Zürich 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

Bank Identifiers

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

BIC

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 AKB Privatbank Zürich AG and its components are shown in the table below.

BIC  AKBPCHZZXXX
Bank BIC Code  AKBP
Country Code  CH (Switzerland)
Location Code  ZZ
Branch Code  XXX