The Monte dei Paschi di Siena Bank, founded in 1472 as a Monte di Pietá (Pawn agency) to lend aid to the underprivileged classes of Siena, is considered the oldest bank in the world. Today it is the leader of one of the top five banking groups in Italy, with significant market shares in all the sectors in which it operates.
The Gruppo Montepaschi is active all over Italy and in the major international financial centers, with operations ranging from traditional banking activity to asset management and private banking (mutual funds, wealth management, pension funds, and life insurance policies), from investment banking to innovative business financing (project finance, merchant banking, and financial counseling), with a special vocation for “family” accounts and small and medium businesses.
With an in-depth understanding of the world you move in, Coutts provides modern banking underpinned by a renowned tradition of service. Offering you choice and flexibility in managing your finances, while preserving the personal touch and accessibility you expect from Coutts.
Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, our operation has a global reach and extends to about 50 countries worldwide across mature and emerging markets with more than 45,000 employees from over 150 different nations.
We partner across countries, divisions and regions to deliver holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice, aligned to our high ethical standards. We strive for quality and excellence in our work and professional relationships, recognizing and rewarding extraordinary performance among our employees and providing opportunities for internal mobility, dedicated training and leadership.
As a global and inclusive community, we benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value and drive results for our clients, shareholders and communities. Our values are brought to life through the entrepreneurial spirit of all within our network. We are Credit Suisse.
RBI regards Austria, where it is a leading corporate and investment bank, as well as Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as its home market. 13 markets of the region are covered by subsidiary banks. Additionally, the RBI Group comprises numerous other financial service providers, for instance in leasing, asset management or M&A.
In total, around 47,000 employees service almost 16 million customers through around 2,200 business outlets, the majority thereof in CEE. RBI’s shares are listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange. The Austrian Regional Raiffeisen Banks own around 58.8 per cent of the shares, the remainder is in free float. Within the Austrian Raiffeisen Banking Group, RBI is the central institute of the Regional Raiffeisen Banks and other affiliated credit institutions.
Raiffeisen Switzerland is the third largest banking group in Switzerland.
Raiffeisen Switzerland has a cooperatively structured group is one of Switzerland’s leading retail banks. Today, Raiffeisen has 3.7 million Swiss citizens as clients. Of these, 1.8 million are cooperative members of their Raiffeisen Bank.
They appreciate the crucial advantages of Raiffeisen: customer focus, support, reliability and the exclusive benefits for cooperative members. The customer focus is also one of the main reasons for the success of Raiffeisen.
Represented in over 1000 locations in Switzerland, Raiffeisen has made the most extensive branch network. It is not surprising that the Raiffeisen employees know their customers personally. Just this local anchoring is to characterize the Raiffeisen with its more than 100 years, especially.
UBS works with individuals, families, institutions, and corporations around the world to help answer some of life’s questions – whether through award winning wealth management advisory, investment banking and asset management expertise, or private and corporate banking services in Switzerland*.
We’re a team of more than 66,000 colleagues, collaborating across all major financial centers in 50 countries**. We strive for excellence in everything we do, and this has awarded us recognition across our businesses. We offer a collaborative, international and diverse working environment that rewards passion, commitment and success – and are regularly recognized as an attractive employer.
Zürcher Kantonalbank provides various banking products and services primarily in Switzerland. The company offers personal and savings accounts; investment management services; professional financing advisory services for buying, renovating, and selling real estate properties; and financial planning and retirement analysis, and succession planning advisory services. It also provides international payments, letter of credit, export finance, and bank guarantees. In addition, the company offers asset management products and services; and stock market and currency services. The company operates through a network of 67 branches and 340 ATMs in Zurich. Zurcher Kantonalbank was founded in 1870 and is based in Zurich, Switzerland.