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About us

We are working in a world of constant change. With time, what you expect from your bank has changed as has also our approach. Yet, our priority remains as always to provide you with the best possible service. Here, or in any corner of the globe.

About us

A private bank under Swiss law

Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (Suisse) SA (BIL Suisse) is a fully owned subsidiary of Banque Internationale à Luxembourg SA (BIL), the oldest private bank in the Grand Duchy. BIL Suisse has offices in Zurich, Geneva and Lugano, the three main Swiss financial centres.

Clients benefit from the expertise of BIL group with a local touch: international wealth management and fund administration services within the European Union as well as investment advice tailored to the needs of Swiss clients.

BIL Suisse’s in-depth knowledge of markets and financial products creates numerous investment opportunities for clients and provides them with privileged access to the main international financial centres. BIL Suisse offers a full range of private banking services for individuals and independent financial advisers.

For private clients, BIL Suisse offers integrated financial and non-financial solutions such as asset structuring, life insurances, credit solutions, wealth, estate and succession planning as well as capital protection. The services take a client’s personal situation into account and can be tailored to capital creation or capital enjoyment needs.

BIL Suisse also offers extensive client management services and business development support for professional clients. Services include administration, reporting and custody services, investment advisory tools, direct access to the trading floor and financial products such as open architecture solutions and investment vehicles to best serve their clients’ interests.

Our values

We undertake to manage your assets responsibly

A commitment to you

This management will be set in the context of a privileged relationship with your own relationship manager. We also undertake to use all of the human and technical resources available to us to maintain and develop your wealth. While responsibility is the dominant value in our commercial philosophy, it cannot exist in isolation, it is therefore combined with all of our values namely: confidence, performance, listening, integrity and transparency.

Getting to know and understand you

In our interconnected world, the remit of the asset manager has been completely overhauled in terms of approach and sphere of activity. The qualities and knowledge that you can rightfully expect from y​our Private Bank are becoming ever more numerous and varied. Your relationship manager, supported by other experts, will use his or her skills to provide you with financial planning and to assist you in the structuring and transfer of your assets.

To design a garden, the broad outlines must first be traced. You must arrange the overall scheme, plant the varieties with a certain amount of logic; taking note of the flowering seasons to constantly benefit from the garden’s beauty, balance, structure, think about flows. Then you must maintain, prune, question, and dream of the garden in three, 10 years’ time - work which, in the end, is very close to what we do for our clients every day.

In our capacity as a Private Bank, we want to set standards in:

  • How we approach you, our client, and in our relationship with you. Our philosophy is based on strong values, which must be upheld at every stage and every level.
  • Our approach to teamwork, enabling you to benefit as much as possible from our network of international experts.
  • Our agility, as we demonstrate our ability to work within all of the limits specific to complex cross-border or international situations.

Governance

Management bodies

The administration of BIL Suisse is entrusted to its Board of Directors, whose members are appointed by the shareholders’ general meeting. The Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring that the overall strategic and organisational objectives of BIL Suisse and its branches are attained.

The Board of Directors has delegated the daily management of the bank to the Management Board, which is chaired by the Chairman.

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The Bank strictly adheres to legal requirements to have a clear organisational structure with transparent lines of responsibility and adequate internal control mechanisms - including sound administrative and accounting procedures - as well as remuneration policies that promote effective risk management.