WIR Bank Genossenschaft

WIR Bank is a cooperative bank, providing retail banking products and services to private individuals and SMEs.

Bank Category

Other banks


Total Assets (2017)
5 363.88 mln CHF  (+1.05%)

In 2017 total assets of WIR Bank Genossenschaft were 5 363,88 mln CHF.

WIR Bank Genossenschaft participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Switzerland. This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 CHF per bank per depositor.


Auberg 1, 4002, Basel, Switzerland
061 277 91 11
061 277 92 39

WIR Bank Genossenschaft is headquartered in Basel.

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Financial Positions

Total Assets (2017)
5 363.88 mln CHF  (+1.05%)

In 2017 total assets of WIR Bank Genossenschaft were 5 363.88 mln CHF. Growth compared to the previous period (2016) was 1.05%. The evolution of the total assets of WIR Bank Genossenschaft is shown at Chart 1 below.

Total Assets of WIR Bank Genossenschaft.

Chart 1. Total Assets of WIR Bank Genossenschaft.

Market Share and Rank (among banks in Switzerland)

Total Assets (2016)
54th (market share 0.17%)

In 2016 WIR Bank Genossenschaft was ranked the 54th largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets, having 0.17% of the domestic market share.

Market share of WIR Bank Genossenschaft (among banks in Switzerland)

Chart 2. Market share of WIR Bank Genossenschaft (among banks in Switzerland)

Several banks having the market shares and ranks closest to WIR Bank Genossenschaft are shown below.

RankNameTotal AssetsMarket Share
53 SOCIETE GENERALE Private Banking (Suisse) SA5475.91 mln CHF0.18%
54 WIR Bank Genossenschaft5308.13 mln CHF0.17%
55 Crédit Agricole next bank (Suisse) SA5288.11 mln CHF0.17%

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 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)
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 WIR Bank Genossenschaft and its components are shown in the table below.

Bank BIC Code  WIRB
Country Code  CH (Switzerland)
Location Code  BB
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-105.814.217