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).
Banco Santander (Suisse) SA is the 73rd largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 3 470,76 mln CHF, providing the bank with the market share of 0.11%. Banco Santander (Suisse) SA is the 19th largest foreign-controlled bank in Switzerland (out of 74 foreign-controlled banks) having market share of 1.56% amongst the banks of this category. In 2014 the bank's annual profit was 39,20 mln CHF. Banco Santander (Suisse) SA had 141 employees in 2014.
Banco Santander (Suisse) 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. Banco Santander (Suisse) SA is a member of esisuisse – Deposit Insurance and makes its contributions into it.
Banco Santander (Suisse) SA is headquartered in Genève.