IFBC Sector Report – Swiss Banking

IFBC Sector Report – Swiss Banking

We are very pleased to present you our latest IFBC Sector Report – Swiss Banking. In this year’s report you will find our latest insights on financial performance and value creation of 55 retail and 31 private banks.

 

Specifically, the Sector Report – Swiss Banking addresses the following questions:

  • How are the valuations of listed Swiss retail and private banks developing?
  • How profitable are the Swiss retail and private banks and is economic value being created in the sector?
  • Which trends and challenges are driving the Swiss retail and private banks?

 

For example, the operating profit of Swiss retail and private banks was analyzed. Retail as well as private banks were able to increase their operating profit per FTE in 2021. Retail banks have surpassed the pre-pandemic level while private banks are still lagging behind.

Retail banks

Development of operating profit per FTE

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Private banks

Development of operating profit per FTE

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The cost/income-ratio of Swiss retail banks has reached its lowest level within the observation period with a median of 61.7% at the end of 2021. The cost/income-ratio of the private banks has also improved and amounted to 80.8%. Compared to the retail banks, the median cost/income-ratio of private banks is 19 percentage points higher on average.

Retail banks

Development of cost/income ratio

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Private banks

Development of cost/income ratio

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Further analyses of Swiss retail and private banks in the areas of «share price analysis and valuation», «profitability and growth» and «value creation» can be found in our IFBC Sector Report – Swiss Banking:

To download the IFBC Sector Report – Swiss Banking, please click here (publication in German).

IFBC Sector Report Swiss Banking

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