Basler Kantonalbank commenced business on the 1st October 1899. It also offers stock exchange trading apart from granting loans and accepting savings deposits.
Today the Basler Kantonalbank is active as a multi-purpose bank in Basel and throughout the region. It is an institute with government guaranty. Private customers, investors and commercial customers rank among Basler Kantonalbank’s core segments.
Services are provided for people and businesses in the north-west Switzerland region through a compact network of branches (18 locations) Furthermore, Basler Kantonalbank is represented in Zurich and Berne for personal banking services, and is engaged in business with important corporate customers, institutions as well as banks throughout the whole of Switzerland. It has the benefit of a well-diversified earnings structure for this reason. The Basler Kantonalbank will also reach attractive target groups with BKB-EasyTrading (discount brokerage), BKB-Lady-Consult and BKB-Seniors Consultancy.
Since the 14th February 2000, Basler Kantonalbank has had a majority holding in Bank Coop, which is active across the whole of Switzerland. The Bank has an excellent AA+ rating from S&P.