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LGT in Switzerland - your local financial partner

LGT Bank Switzerland is a Swiss private bank and part of LGT Group. As a client you benefit from all the Private Banking and Asset Management services offered by the group.

In addition to its headquarters in Basel, LGT Bank Switzerland has branches in Berne, Geneva, Lugano and Zurich and employees around 500 people.

Offices of LGT Bank Switzerland

"LGT Bank Switzerland stands for first-class Swiss private banking. For our clients, we represent a reliable partner over the course of generations. They benefit from bespoke advisory services provided locally and the extensive experience of LGT’s staff across the world."

Heinrich Henckel, CEO LGT Bank Switzerland

Comprehensive, individual and independent advisory

LGT Bank Switzerland is subject to Swiss law and is monitored by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA. 

  • We have a solid capital base (paid-in share capital CHF 60 million, reserves CHF 597 million; figures as of December 31, 2016).
  • We develop and implement both standardized and tailored solutions for high net worth individuals, private foundations and institutional clients.
  • Individual, independent investment advisory, comprehensive portfolio management, loans and financing as well as fine art advisory are the core services for our clients.
  • As an internationally active Private Banking and Asset Management house, LGT is the ideal size to combine local personal advisory services with the extensive experience of LGT’s staff across the world.

Executive Board

More information The Executive Board of LGT Bank Switzerland: Bruno Piller, Head Private Banking Switzerland; Florian Dürselen, Head Private Banking Europe; Hanspeter Oes, Chief Operating Officer; Heinrich Henckel, Chief Executive Officer; Rémy de Bruyn, Head Private Banking International (from left to right).

The Executive Board of LGT Bank Switzerland lays the ideal foundations for clients in Switzerland to receive first-class banking services, individual support and the opportunity to benefit from innovative asset management methods and instruments.

The Board of Directors of LGT Bank Switzerland has the following members: Thomas Piske (Chairman), Olivier de Perregaux (Vice Chairman), H.S.H. Prince Max von und zu Liechtenstein, Jacques Engeli and Hans Roth.


Milestones in the history of LGT Bank Switzerland

1983: Bilfinanz und Verwaltung AG founded in Zurich
2003: LGT Group Foundation acquires STG Schweizerische Treuhandgesellschaft from Swiss Life
2004: LGT Bank (Switzerland) Ltd. opens branches in Basel, Berne, Lausanne, Lugano and Zurich
2008: Geneva branch opened
2009: Acquisition of Dresdner Bank (Switzerland) Ltd.
2014: Acquisition of a selected private banking portfolio from HSBC Private Bank (Suisse)

Switzerland as a financial center

Switzerland is one of the world’s leading financial centers. As well as political continuity, stability and legal certainty, it is also characterized by top-quality service, a traditionally high level of protection for private property and privacy and many years of experience in private banking.

More information on Switzerland as a financial center