Largest Swiss banks in 2018, by assets

Switzerland’s financial sector is one of the countries cornerstones of its economy. As of the end of 2018, there were 248 active banks in Switzerland. In the same year, Credit Suisse AG was the leading bank operating in Switzerland with approximately 533 billion Swiss Francs in assets.

Credit Suisse Group

As the largest bank operating in Switzerland, Credit Suisse AG follows a similar operating pattern to UBS, with its main business revenues coming through investment banking, private banking and asset management. In 2019, Credit Suisse had the highest market penetration rate for large corporations in Switzerland.

UBS Group AG

Founded in 1862, UBS Group AG is a multinational investment bank with co-headquarters in Zürich and Basel. With a strong reputation for bank-client confidentiality the bank has established itself in the Americas, EMEA and the Asia Pacific regions. As of 2019 UBS Group was the fifteenth largest bank in Europe for total assets and saw its brand value increase by almost two billion U.S. dollars from the previous year.

Leading banks in Switzerland 2018, by total assets

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December 31st, 2018

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