Banco Santander (Suisse) SA

Established in 1857, Banco Santander is now the largest bank in Spain in terms of total assets. The bank's main business activity is retail banking which provides more than a half of the bank's income. Banco Santander (Suisse) SA operates as a subsidiary of Banco Santander (Spain).

Bank Category

Foreign-controlled banks

Services

Retail Banking
Private Banking
Corporate Banking
Insurance

Financials

Total Assets (2017)
2 581.53 mln CHF  (-13.18%)
Number of Employees (2014)
141  (+1.44%)

In 2017 total assets of Banco Santander (Suisse) SA were 2 581,53 mln CHF. Banco Santander (Suisse) SA had 141 employees in 2014.

Banco Santander (Suisse) SA participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Switzerland. This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 CHF per bank per depositor.

Member of Group

 Santander (Spain)

Contacts

Rue Ami-Lévrier 5-7, 1211, Genève, Switzerland
1256
022 909 22 22
022 738 67 28

Banco Santander (Suisse) SA is headquartered in Genève.

Bank Identifiers

BIC (SWIFT)
BSCHCHGGXXX
Company Number
CHE-105.817.871
Founded
1988

Business Summary

Services
retail banking
private banking
corporate banking
insurance

Banco Santander (Suisse) SA provides products and services in the areas of retail banking, private banking, corporate banking, insurance.

Financial Positions

Total Assets (2017)
2 581.53 mln CHF  (-13.18%)
Assets Under Management (2014)
11 536.50 mln CHF  (+12.43%)

In 2017 total assets of Banco Santander (Suisse) SA were 2 581.53 mln CHF. Decline compared to the previous period (2016) was -13.18%. The evolution of the total assets of Banco Santander (Suisse) SA is shown at Chart 1 below.

Total Assets of Banco Santander (Suisse) SA.

Chart 1. Total Assets of Banco Santander (Suisse) SA.

In 2014 assets under management of Banco Santander (Suisse) SA were 11 536.50 mln CHF. Growth compared to the previous period (2013) was 12.43%.

Profit and Loss

Gross Profit (2014)
48.90 mln CHF  (-7.56%)
Annual Profit (2014)
39.20 mln CHF  (-21.60%)

In 2014 gross profit of Banco Santander (Suisse) SA was 48.90 mln CHF. Decline compared to the previous period (2013) was -7.56%.

Recent changes in gross profit of Banco Santander (Suisse) SA and its main components are shown in Table 1.

2013 2014 % change
Net Interest Income 32.1 29.1 -9.35%
Net Commission Income 61.2 61.4 +0.33%
Net Income from Trading Operations 3.1 2.5 -19.35%
Net Income from Banking Operations 97.7 94.3 -3.48%
Gross Profit 52.9 48.9 -7.56%
Table 1. Recent changes in gross profit of Banco Santander (Suisse) SA (mln CHF).

In 2014 annual profit of Banco Santander (Suisse) SA was 39.20 mln CHF. Decline compared to the previous period (2013) was -21.60%.

Number of Employees

Number of Employees (2014)
141  (+1.44%)

In 2014 there were 141 employees of Banco Santander (Suisse) SA. Growth compared to the previous period (2013) was 1.44%.

Market Share and Rank (among banks in Switzerland)

Total Assets (2016)
78th (market share 0.10%)

In 2016 Banco Santander (Suisse) SA was ranked the 78th largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets, having 0.10% of the domestic market share.

Market share of Banco Santander (Suisse) SA (among banks in Switzerland)

Chart 2. Market share of Banco Santander (Suisse) SA (among banks in Switzerland)

Several banks having the market shares and ranks closest to Banco Santander (Suisse) SA are shown below.

RankNameTotal AssetsMarket Share
77 Urner Kantonalbank3045.08 mln CHF0.10%
78 Banco Santander (Suisse) SA2973.29 mln CHF0.10%
79 Banque Cantonale du Jura SA2904.37 mln CHF0.09%
 

Market Share and Rank (among Foreign-controlled banks in Switzerland)

Total Assets (2016)
22nd (market share 1.20%)

In 2016 Banco Santander (Suisse) SA was ranked the 22nd largest foreign-controlled bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets, having 1.20% of the category's market share.

Market share of Banco Santander (Suisse) SA (among Foreign-controlled banks in Switzerland)

Chart 3. Market share of Banco Santander (Suisse) SA (among Foreign-controlled banks in Switzerland)

Several foreign-controlled banks having the market shares and ranks closest to Banco Santander (Suisse) SA are shown below.

RankNameTotal AssetsMarket Share
21Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd.3640.76 mln CHF1.47%
22 Banco Santander (Suisse) SA2973.29 mln CHF1.20%
23 Falcon Private Bank AG2895.15 mln CHF1.17%
 

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 Banco Santander (Suisse) 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

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 Banco Santander (Suisse) SA and its components are shown in the table below.

BIC  BSCHCHGGXXX
Bank BIC Code  BSCH
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-105.817.871

European Presence: 10 banks in 10 countries

Banco Santander (Suisse) SA operates under the brand name Banco Santander. This banking brand has presence in the following European countries and selected dependent territories of the European countries:

Belgium

Cayman Islands

France

Germany

Italy

Luxembourg

Portugal

Spain

Switzerland

  •  (this bank) Banco Santander (Suisse) SA (Genève)

United Kingdom