LGT Switzerland Your private bank in Basel, Berne, Geneva, Lugano and Zurich

LGT Bank Switzerland is a leading private bank for high net worth families and foundations. More than 600 private banking and asset management experts advise and support our clients from all over the world. LGT Bank Switzerland is represented at five locations in German-speaking Switzerland, French-speaking Switzerland and Italian-speaking Switzerland.

Locations in Switzerland

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Forward-looking for generations

Our management team

All members of our management team are familiar with the country, the financial center and the high expectations our clients have of a family-run private bank in Switzerland. They create the perfect conditions for our employees to provide personal advice to all clients and manage their assets using proven and innovative methods.

Management Team LGT Bank Switzerland
The Executive Board of LGT Bank Switzerland (from left to right): Heinrich Henckel, Chief Executive Officer, Anna de Veer, Chief Risk Officer, Wolfgang Tracht, Chief Operating Officer and Bruno Piller, Head Private Banking

LGT Bank Switzerland stands for first-class Swiss private banking – we have been a reliable partner to our clients for generations.

Heinrich Henckel CEO LGT Bank Switzerland
Heinrich Henckel

Milestones in the history of LGT Bank Switzerland


The foundations for LGT Bank Switzerland are laid with the establishment of Bilfinanz und Verwaltung in Zurich.


With the acquisition of STG Schweizerische Treuhandgesellschaft, LGT Group Foundation enters the Swiss market. 


LGT Bank Switzerland commences operations at five locations: Basel, Berne, Lausanne, Lugano and Zurich.


LGT Bank Switzerland replaces the Lausanne location with a branch in Geneva at Rue du Rhône 21. 


LGT Bank Switzerland expands its presence in Switzerland by acquiring Dresdner Bank (Switzerland). 


LGT Bank Switzerland acquires a selected private banking portfolio from HSBC Private Bank (Suisse). 


LGT Bank Switzerland restructures its Executive Board: Heinrich Henckel, Anna de Veer, Wolfgang Tracht and Bruno Piller lead the private bank into the future. 

The Swiss financial center and LGT

Switzerland is one of the world’s leading and most competitive financial centers. Around a quarter of all cross-border assets are managed in Switzerland. The Swiss financial center contributes around 10% to the country’s gross domestic product and is a mainstay of the Swiss economy. LGT Bank Switzerland is the fastest growing private bank in the country and is at home in all major centers, including Zurich, Geneva and Lugano.

  • CHF 49.3 billion

    LGT Bank Switzerland manages almost CHF 50 billion for its clients.

  • CHF 2.5 billion

    In 2021, LGT Bank Switzerland received CHF 2.5 billion in new money.

  • CHF 706.6 million

    LGT Bank Switzerland had equity of more than CHF 700 million at the end of 2021.

  • 600+ employees

    More than 600 employees serve our clients in Basel, Berne, Geneva, Lugano and Zurich.

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