WIR Bank is a cooperative bank, providing retail banking products and services to private individuals and SMEs.
WIR Bank Genossenschaft is the 54th largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets. In 2016 its total assets were 5 308,13 mln CHF, providing the bank with the market share of 0.17%.
WIR Bank Genossenschaft participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Switzerland. This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 CHF per bank per depositor.
WIR Bank Genossenschaft is headquartered in Basel.
|Total Assets (2016)|
|5 308.13 mln CHF (+2.11%)|
In 2016 total assets of WIR Bank Genossenschaft were 5 308.13 mln CHF. Growth compared to the previous period (2015) was 2.11%. The evolution of the total assets of WIR Bank Genossenschaft is shown at Chart 1 below.
Chart 1. Total Assets of WIR Bank Genossenschaft.
|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 WIR Bank Genossenschaft 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)|
|Maximum Protected Amount||100 000 CHF|
|Paid In Currency||CHF|
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 WIR Bank Genossenschaft and its components are shown in the table below.
|Bank BIC Code||WIRB|
|Country Code||CH (Switzerland)|
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.