Tailor-made solutions for expatriates.

An analysis of your assets situation and your pension wealth and prospects by our renowned centre of expertise in Switzerland
Tailor-made estate-planning advice in Switzerland by our team of professionals
Wealth management based on a clear and successful investment philosophy
Support and assistance with real-estate projects in Switzerland and France based on our tried-and-tested philosophy of commitment to clients

Banque Cantonale de Genève

Firmly established in the Canton of Geneva since 1816, BCGE is majority-owned by the Canton of Geneva and the cantonal municipalities. As a universal bank, BCGE covers retail banking, corporate finance, real estate finance, private banking and asset management. With a large spectrum of activities, BCGE is a driving force in the Geneva market.

A universal bank model

In its capacity as member of the Swiss stock exchange (SIX Swiss Exchange), BCGE is one of the few banks in Geneva to offer its clients easy and personalised access to the financial markets. BCGE's trading room operates on an open architecture basis and selects its products and assets independently.
BCGE provides expert advice services to corporate leaders seeking to adopt the best financial and risk management strategy.
BCGE also offers global wealth management solutions with Swiss know-how : for each client segment, BCGE can provide a comprehensive range of services based on an investment philosophy that strikes a balance between risk control and return.
The Global Commodity Finance business unit of BCGE provides an active platform for the financing of international commodities trading. This field is comprised of 570 companies in Switzerland, 400 of which are based in the Geneva area, one of the leading commodities trading centres in the world.

An international presence

BCGE Group has branches in Switzerland (Lausanne and Zurich) and representative offices abroad (Dubai and Hong Kong).
The French subsidiary of BCGE (Banque Cantonale de Genève (France) SA based in Lyon, Paris and Annecy) also provides corporate finance and real-estate financing services as well as wealth management solutions.

Your contact person

A Geneva team dedicated to private banking clients and other eligible individuals
  Maria-Teresa Lopez Bouffard
Private banking International Geneva
Phone : +41 22 809 21 12
E-mail : maria-teresa.lopez.bouffard@bcge.ch
  Anne-Sophie Mellentin
Private banking International Geneva
Phone : +41 22 809 31 59
E-mail : anne-sophie.mellentin@bcge.ch
A dedicated team in Basel for private clients
  Oliver Riberzani
Head of Private Banking Basel
Phone : +41 61 226 61 00
E-mail : oliver.riberzani@bcge.ch
  Michael Zumstein
Senior Asset Manager
Phone : +41 61 226 61 00
E-mail : michael.zumstein@bcge.ch
A dedicated team in Lausanne
  Christoph Habluetzel
Head of Private Banking Switzerland
Phone : +41 44 224 65 11
E-mail : christoph.habluetzel@bcge.ch
  Claudia Papadia
Management Assistant and Client Adviser
Phone : +41 21 321 07 69
E-mail : claudia.papadia@bcge.ch
A dedicated team in Zurich
  Christoph Habluetzel
Head of Private Banking Switzerland
Phone : +41 44 224 65 11
E-mail : christoph.habluetzel@bcge.ch
  Stephan Vayanos
Asset Manager
Phone : +41 44 224 65 41
E-mail : stephan.vayanos@bcge.ch
A dedicated team at the BCGE Dubaï Representative Office
  Mario Al-Jebouri
Head of Dubaï Representative Office
Phone : +971 4 329 83 00
E-mail : mario.aljebouri@bcge.ch
  Lucia Luis
Executive Assistant
Phone : +971 4 329 83 00
E-mail : lucia.luis@bcge.ch
A dedicated team in Geneva
  Laurent Juget
Head of Team 3 Private Banking International Geneva 
Phone : +41 22 809 20 86
E-mail : laurent.juget@bcge.ch
  Serdar Cadir
Team 3 Private Banking International Geneva
Phone : +41 22 809 21 14
E-mail : serdar.cadir@bcge.ch

Our HK based team providing you with representational and liaison activities 
for BCGE Geneva
  Renaud Chambolle
Head Of Hong Kong Representative Office
Phone : +852 2810 8138
E-mail : renaud.chambolle@bcge.ch

Tailor-made solutions for expatriates: BCGE provides an extensive range of services designed to meet your needs.

Needs Benefits
Wealth management
  • Discretionary management mandates
  • Lombard loans
  • Investment advice & advisory service
  • Financial planning
  • Private equity investments
  • Online trading platform
  • Investment funds and structured funds
Estate and inheritance planning advice in Switzerland
  • Estate analysis
  • Estate planning
Pension savings management
  • Dedicated pensions and savings advisory team
  • 2nd and 3rd pillar accounts
  • Life insurance contracts
  • 3rd pillar retirement fund saving plans
  • Life annuities
Review of tax opportunities in Switzerland
  • 3rd pillar accounts
  • Tax analysis
  • Tax planning and optimisation
Real estate in France and Switzerland
  • Main residence
  • Second homes
  • Construction or renovation loans
Banking services
  • Current and savings accounts in CHF, EUR, USD and CNY
  • Credit and debit cards
  • Spot and future forex transactions
  • Online banking and brokerage
  • Mobile banking and brokerage

The value of a customised analysis

An in-depth analysis of your personal situation is essential to provide for your and your family's future. Taking into account the specificity of your particular situation at all key stages of your life, BCGE's experts will provide you advice tailored to meet your needs and expectations, so as to address all your questions and concerns.
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