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Much more than just a custodian bank

At Piguet Galland, our strength lies in instilling peace of mind in every moment – present and future!

Advice from independent welath managers

Our service model

You manage your clients' financial assets and advise them, and we're here to support you in this process.

  • You, independent asset manager

    Manage the relationship with the private client and implement a discretionary management mandate over the deposited assets.

  • Private client

    Opens an account, deposits financial assets and benefits from GFI and bank services (excluding asset management).

  • We, Piguet Galland

    Execute stock market transactions according to investment instructions and serve as the client's security custodian.

Tripartite relationship

Advantages

Working together

Piguet Galland will continue supporting you in your daily tasks, allowing you to focus on advising your clients.

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  • Financial strength and stability

    We are a human-scale bank backed by an extremely solid financial group. Our shareholder is Banque Cantonale Vaudoise, the 5th largest bank in Switzerland.

  • Experience

    Our approach revolves around establishing a personal relationship with a dedicated and highly experienced team within the bank. We have collaborated with GFIs for over 25 years.

  • Trust

    Our corporate culture fosters long-term relationships based on mutual respect and pursuing shared objectives towards our clients' interests.

The team

A story of humanity  

We recognise the importance of human relationships and are dedicated to collaborating closely with you to help you achieve your goals. Alongside the tools we offer, this foundation of trust will enhance your capacity to provide customised services to your customers.

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Julien Froidevaux

Head of Independent Managers

Julien Froidevaux has over 30 years of experience in banking and finance, with more than half of that time dedicated to serving independent wealth managers. He spearheads the development of the Bank's commercial presence in this sector and holds a doctorate in management from the University of Geneva, along with CFA and CWMA diplomas. Additionally, he has an ESG investment certificate from the CFA Institute and is an instructor for a Master's degree program in Finance at HEC Lausanne.

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  • Micael Burkhardt
  • Sekou Kaba
  • Deborah Cantiello
  • Gally Montanes
  • Giorgio Degola
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A strong legacy

Established in French-speaking Switzerland since 1856, we're a private bank specialising in global wealth management. If we had to sum up our business model in one word, it would be 'proximity.'

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A major financial group

Piguet Galland offers the best of both worlds: we combine the independence and speed of execution of a human-scale structure with the stability and AA rating of our parent company, BCV Group.

Tools for independent wealth managers

Technology at the service of your expertise

We prefer simple, lightweight solutions so that you can obtain the information you need to monitor the accounts you manage.

  • Opening an account

    Opening an account

    All of the Bank's account opening documents are available on a dedicated cloud, whether for individuals or legal entities, in French or English.

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    Security deposits

    Our custodian bank service ensures the security and management of your clients' deposits. The Bank takes care of the safekeeping and management of your security deposits.

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    Placing stock market orders

    Your stock market orders are transmitted to our dealing room for execution. An intuitive PMS is available for placing orders and consulting client portfolios.

  • Service eBanking

    eBanking service for private clients

    All the bank's private customers can access their accounts anytime via an eBanking application. They can also place all their payment orders via the application (QR code).

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    Consulting bank documents

    Access all portfolio statements, tax statements and transaction notices at any time. Documents can be printed and are saved in the ebanking application.

  • Envoi de flux de données

    Sending data

    All client portfolio positions and transactions can be provided in the form of a daily data file, allowing seamless integration into various consolidation and transaction systems.

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Our expertise at your service

Our additional services

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    Rely on the Wealth Advisory team's expertise.

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    Our wealth solution experts are here to help you and your clients with their projects. We provide an initial complimentary consultation along with a comprehensive wealth assessment.

    Additionally, if necessary, we can also provide expertise in areas such as:

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      Financial planning
    • Planification successorale
      Estate planning
    • Property 1=Pie chart
      Pension analysis
    • Conseil fiscal
      Tax advice
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    Pension solutions

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    Banque Piguet Galland has put together a comprehensive range of pension products to satisfy you and your most demanding customers:

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      Vested benefits
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      3rd pillar A or B
    • Analyse prevoyance
      BVG/LPP (compulsory, supplementary and included)
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      Plan 1e

    We will choose the most suitable solution from our partner foundations. You have two options:

    • If you have authorisation from FINMA for collective asset management, you can apply your investment strategy.

    • If you do not have FINMA authorisation for collective asset management, you can use our LPP investment strategies as a financial intermediary
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    A pension fund tailored to your company

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    Occupational pension provision is vital to your company's social policy and the foremost means for tax optimisation. A customised pension plan that matches your professional and personal requirements is essential.

    Our pension experts eagerly explore various structures, viable investment strategies, and your preferred level of engagement.

Our products

Investment solutions

Discover our wide range of financial instruments that can help your clients achieve their investment objectives and diversify their portfolios.

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Investment funds & ETFs

Our funds, expertly managed by the Piguet Galland investment team, provide a focused investment approach grounded in diverse strategies.

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Thematic certificates

Thematic certificates provide precise exposure to specific sectors or emerging trends, allowing investors to participate in the growth of promising investment themes such as renewable energies and cutting-edge technology.

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    Best Swiss Private Bank HNW Team (Swiss Domestic Clients) 2024

    The WealthBriefing Swiss Awards recognise the quality of service provided to Swiss HNW clients.

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    Best Swiss Private Bank 2023

    International bankers voted Piguet Galland the best Swiss private bank for the third consecutive year.

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    Fair-ON-Pay Advanced

    Fair-ON-Pay Advanced

    Piguet Galland is once again certified Fair-On-Pay Advanced in 2023, thanks to pay equity with less than a 2.5% gender pay gap within the company.

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    B Corp™ Certification

    B Corp™ Certification

    In 2023, Piguet Galland obtained B Corp certification. The Bank proves its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility.

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    Great Place To Work

    Great Place To Work

    Piguet Galland certified Great Place to Work® Switzerland 2023. The human scale, values, working conditions and management proximity are particularly appreciated.

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    Best ESG structured product

    Best ESG structured product

    The Helv-ethic certificate managed in partnership with BCV, won Best ESG product at the Swiss Derivative Awards.

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    Best Swiss Private Bank HNW Team (Swiss Domestic Clients) 2023

    The WealthBriefing Swiss Awards recognise the quality of service provided to Swiss HNW clients.

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    Best Swiss Private Bank 2022

    Best Swiss Private Bank 2022

    International Banker voted Piguet Galland the best Swiss private bank for the second year running.

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    Meilleur fonds pour Piguet Fund - Pondéré CHF

    Meilleur fonds pour Piguet Fund - Pondéré CHF

    The Piguet Fund - Weighted CHF was again named the best fund in its category at the Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards 2022.

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    Meilleure banque privée suisse 2021

    Meilleure banque privée suisse 2021

    Piguet Galland est élue meilleure banque privée suisse par International Banker.

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