Our History

History of Our Bank

Compagnie Bancaire Helvétique

Since it was established in 1975, our Bank has successfully grown over the decades and was marked by the following milestones:

2019

Opening of a new subsidiary, 1618 Investimentos, in Sao Paulo, Brazil

2018

Opening of a new subsidiary, 1618 Investimentos, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2018

Acquisition of Schroders’ Eastern European private banking business

2014

Acquisition of a major part of the Banque Privée Espirito Santo’s Private Banking clientele

2015

Acquisition of TTG (HK) Limited, an independent wealth management company established in Hong Kong

2016

Acquisition of the Private Banking activities of FIBI Bank – Switzerland (First International Bank of Israel) based in Zurich

2012

Opening of a subsidiary in London, United Kingdom and obtaining of a FCA regulated investment management license

2010

Creation of a representative office in Tel Aviv, Israel

2002

Acquisition of PG Partner Bank AG and creation of a branch in Zurich

1975

Creation of Stock and Commodity Services, a brokerage company, in Geneva

1991

Swiss Banking license

1993

Creation of 1618 SICAV family of Funds in Luxembourg
Opening of a representative office in St. Moritz

1995

Opening of a fully licensed bank in Nassau, Bahamas

2019

Opening of a new subsidiary, 1618 Investimentos, in Sao Paulo, Brazil

2018

Opening of a new subsidiary, 1618 Investimentos, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2018

Acquisition of Schröders’ Eastern European private banking business

2016

Acquisition of the Private Banking activities of FIBI Bank – Switzerland (First International Bank of Israel) based in Zürich

2015

Acquisition of TTG (HK) Limited, an independent wealth management company established in Hong Kong

2014

Acquisition of a major part of the Banque Privée Espirito Santo’s Private Banking clientele

2012

Opening of a subsidiary in London, United Kingdom and obtaining of a FCA regulated investment management license

2010

Creation of a representative office in Tel Aviv, Israel

2002

Acquisition of PG Partner Bank AG and creation of a branch in Zurich

1995

Opening of a fully licensed bank in Nassau, Bahamas

1993

Creation of 1618 SICAV family of Funds in Luxembourg
Opening of a representative office in St. Moritz

1991

Swiss Banking license

1975

Creation of Stock and Commodity Services, a brokerage company, in Geneva