Banque cantonale de Genève

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Banque cantonale de Genève
Public (SWF:BCGE)
Founded 28 August 1953
Headquarters Case postale 2251 1211 Genève 2 Switzerland
Key people
Blaise Goetschin, Chief Executive Officer[1]
Total assets

17 491.40 mln CHF (2014) [2]

industry = Banking
Number of employees
710 (2014) [2]

Banque cantonale de Genève (BCGE) is a cantonal bank of Switzerland.


The'Banque cantonale de Genève was founded in 1861. The BCGE was formed in its current form in 1994 through the merger of CEG Genève and Banque hypothécaire du Canton de Genève. BCGE offers services with emphasis on small and medium-sized companies. The bank also offers the traditional Swiss range of portfolio management services for private and institutional clients. Banque Cantonale de Genève has limited state guarantee of its liabilities (max. CHF 500,000 for savings, and max. CHF 1,500,000 for pension accounts) till the end of 2016.[2]

Companies (subsidiaries)[edit]

  • Anker Bank
  • Synchrony Asset Management

See also[edit]