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Habib Bank Zurich plc (HBZ) was established on August 25, 1967 in Switzerland. Based on a solid
foundation of banking tradition that spans several generations, the Bank began its operation
from 1 Todistrasse, Zurich.
Traditional banking values set in the context of international banking has determined HBZ's corporate philosophy - "Service with Security" - for over 45 years in operation.
Providing corporate, personal, private, and correspondent banking products, we offer highly personalised service through our international network of branches, subsidiaries and affiliates. All group banking functions are managed out of the Head Office located in Zurich, Switzerland at 59 Weinbergstrasse. The group Private Banking division is based nearby at 53a Weinbergstrasse.
HBZ, a technology pioneer and leader in the banking sector offers a wide range of financial products and services complemented by innovative delivery channels.
"THE BANKER" Magazine (July 2014 issue) ranked HBZ as the "5th Most Sound Bank" in Switzerland and as the "126th Soundest Bank" in the world, moving up from 152nd in 2012.
|World ranking in soundness (out of 1000 banks)||126||152||174||155||110||198|
|Ranking in Switzerland (out of 312 banks)||27||27||26||28||27||25|
|Ranking in Switzerland in soundness (out of 312 banks)||5||5||5||4||3||4|
|B/S capital adequacy ratio||21.02||19.36||16.09||14.5||15.3||14.78|
These rankings further demonstrate HBZ's reputation and enables it to liaise with a wide range
of banks, including leading global financial institutions on equal footing. Moreover, this also
allows HBZ to provide bespoke solutions based on individual client needs.
Today, with over 90 years of banking tradition, HBZ is positioned as a leading international bank, providing business and personal financial services, with a focus on owner-operated enterprises across the globe.