Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd.

Established in 1962, Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd is specialized in providing private banking services to its clients, traditionally from the Middle-East. Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd has expanded its offerings to cater for commodity trading companies out of Switzerland.

Bank Category
Foreign-controlled banks

Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. is the 72nd largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets. In 2016 its total assets were 3 640,76 mln CHF, providing the bank with the market share of 0.12%. Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. is the 21st largest foreign-controlled bank in Switzerland (out of 81 banks) having market share of 1.47% amongst the banks of this category.

Rank in Switzerland
72nd largest bank

Total Assets (2016)
3 640.76 mln CHF  (+12.39%)
Number of Employees (2016)
114  (+3.46%)

Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Switzerland. This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 CHF per bank per depositor.

Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. is headquartered in Genève.

Address
place de Longemalle 10-12, 1204, Genève, Switzerland
P.O. Box
2023
Phone
022 715 12 11
BIC (SWIFT)
ARBSCHZZXXX
Company Number
CHE-105.952.629
Founded
1962

Financial Positions

Total Assets (2016)
3 640.76 mln CHF  (+12.39%)
Assets Under Management (2016)
3 769.80 mln CHF  (+18.03%)

In 2016 total assets of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. were 3 640.76 mln CHF. Growth compared to the previous period (2015) was 12.39%. The evolution of the total assets of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. is shown at Chart 1 below.

Total Assets of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd.. Chart 1. Total Assets of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd..

In 2016 assets under management of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. were 3 769.80 mln CHF. Growth compared to the previous period (2015) was 18.03%. The evolution of the assets under management of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. is shown at Chart 2 below.

Assets Under Management of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd.. Chart 2. Assets Under Management of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd..

Profit and Loss

Gross Profit (2016)
19.40 mln CHF  (-10.19%)
Annual Profit (2016)
17.20 mln CHF  (+33.33%)

In 2016 gross profit of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. was 19.40 mln CHF. Decline compared to the previous period (2015) was -10.19%. The evolution of the gross profit of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. is shown at Chart 3 below.

Gross Profit of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd.. Chart 3. Gross Profit of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd..

Recent changes in gross profit of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. and its main components are shown in Table 1.

2015 2016 % change
Net Interest Income 22.2 25.0 +12.61%
Net Commission Income 23.4 26.9 +14.96%
Net Income from Trading Operations 10.8 12.3 +13.89%
Net Income from Banking Operations 58.5 66.0 +12.82%
Gross Profit 21.6 19.4 -10.19%
Table 1. Recent changes in gross profit of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. (mln CHF).

In 2016 annual profit of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. was 17.20 mln CHF. Growth compared to the previous period (2015) was 33.33%. The evolution of the annual profit of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. is shown at Chart 4 below.

Annual Profit of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd.. Chart 4. Annual Profit of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd..

Market Position and Market Share (among banks in Switzerland)

Total Assets (2016)
72nd (market share 0.12%)

In 2016 Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. was the 72nd largest bank in Switzerland in terms of total assets, having 0.12% of market share.

Market share of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. Chart 5. Market share of Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd.

Several banks with market shares closest to Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. are shown below.

RankNameTotal AssetsMarket Share
71 Citibank (Switzerland) AG3681.25 mln CHF0.12%
72Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd.3640.76 mln CHF0.12%
73 Banque SYZ SA3336.60 mln CHF0.11%
 

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 Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. 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 Arab Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. and its components are shown in the table below.

BIC  ARBSCHZZXXX
Bank BIC Code  ARBS
Country Code  CH (Switzerland)
Location Code  ZZ
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-105.952.629