About us

Bank CIC, the spirit of entrepreneurship

Bank CIC – Crédit Industriel et Commercial (industrial and commercial loans) – was founded in 1871 by Basel entrepreneurs to meet the financial needs of Swiss companies. An entrepreneurial spirit has shaped the bank for more than 150 years and is enshrined in our DNA. As a top-class banking partner, we are actively committed to the sustainable growth of the Swiss economy.

Our distinctive approach focuses on the comprehensive support of mid-sized and large companies, entrepreneurs and wealthy private customers. We advise companies and private customers holistically and offer them a full range of products and services in all financing and investment matters. Our offering ranges from asset management to commercial and mortgage loans, factoring and corporate finance.

The bank employs more than 450 people across nine locations in Switzerland. In addition to the head office in Basel, the bank has branches in Fribourg, Geneva, Lausanne, Lucerne, Lugano, Neuchâtel, Sion and Zurich.

Bank CIC (Switzerland) Ltd. is a subsidiary of the Crédit Mutuel group, one of the best capitalised banking groups in Europe with more than 8.6 million cooperative members. The Group has more than 37.8 million customers and employs more than 84,600 people worldwide.

CIC eLounge: our expertise is always available

CIC eLounge is one of the most state-of-the-art e-banking systems in Switzerland and combines unique functionalities with direct access to our teams of experts as well as the knowledge of independent external specialists. Our sophisticated digital offerings enable personal advice, while our clients can conduct their banking business any time and anywhere, according to their personal preferences.