Banque cantonale de Genève

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Banque cantonale de Genève
Public (SWF:BCGE)
IndustryBanking
Founded28 August 1953
HeadquartersCase postale 2251 1211 Genève 2 Switzerland
Key people
Blaise Goetschin, Chief Executive Officer[1]
Total assets17 491.40 mln CHF (2014) [2]
Number of employees
710 (2014) [2]
Websitehttps://www.bcge.ch

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

History[edit]

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 had 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Le patron de la BCGE attend un petit point de croissance en 2015". tdg.ch. 24 February 2015.
  2. ^ a b c Bank Profile: Banque Cantonale de Genève