Credit Suisse, one of the world’s leading banking groups, assists companies, institutions and individuals with integrated solutions that include consultancy in private banking, investment banking and asset management.
Present in more than 50 countries with around 49,000 employees. Headquartered in Zurich.
Credit Suisse provides advice and a diverse range of wealth management products and services designed for the complex needs of high-net-worth individuals (HNWI). Solutions include tax, retirement and insurance planning, wealth and estate management advice, trust and foundation formation. In Switzerland, Credit Suisse provides products and services to private banking, commercial and retail clients.
The investment banking business comprises products and advisory services for users and providers of capital. Operating in 30 countries with 57 locations, Credit Suisse offers equity and bond underwriting, assistance with corporate transactions including acquisitions, divestitures and mergers, financial research, correspondent banking services and prime brokerage.
The asset management business covers all investment categories: equities, bonds, multi-asset class products, alternative investments, including real estate, hedge funds, private equity and volatility control solutions. Credit Suisse manages portfolios, mutual funds and other investment vehicles for institutions, governments, corporations and individuals. With a presence in 23 countries and assets under management of EUR 383.1 billion, as of 31 March 2008, the asset management division operates as an integrated network that provides clients around the world with the best investment solutions and specialist expertise at all times.