Our other activities in Switzerland
Beyond Wealth Management
In Switzerland, our teams offer more than Wealth Management. They are also strongly active in Commercial Banking and particularly in International Trade and Transaction Banking (ITB), including Commodity Trading financing, Trade & Export Finance and Cash Management.
International Commodities Finance
We have been historically one of the leaders and preferred partners of the commodities trading companies, especially in the energy sector, soft commodities and metals. Thanks to our expertise in this field, our team in Geneva is the worldwide principal hub of the Crédit Agricole group, in synergy with Crédit Agricole CIB teams.
Recently, CA Indosuez (Switzerland) SA became one of the founding shareholders of Komgo SA, a Swiss Fintech equally owned by 15 major international commodities trading players. Komgo S.A. uses Blockchain technology to develop, commission and market, from 2019, the first funding platform for the global trading of commodities. This will improve the security, and increase the processing speed (by up to five times), of certain standardised transactions.The Crédit Agricole group, through CA Indosuez (Switzerland) SA and its International Trade & Transaction Banking business line, plays an active role in developing this new Blockchain platform.
Trade Finance and Export Finance
CA Indosuez (Switzerland) SA offers its corporate clients a wide range of services including import/export documentary credit, letters of guarantee issuance and short-term credit facilities in different currencies. Trade & Export Finance is another of our expertise. We offer solutions to guarantee and finance international trade activities such as infrastructure and transport projects.
In synergy with Crédit Agricole CIB's international network, our dedicated team offers our multinational corporate clients a complete range of services in cash management, cash pooling, receivables financing and supplier credit (Supply Chain Solutions).
Finally, our coverage team has strict relationships on a worldwide basis with big corporations and financial institutions. It provides them with comprehensive expertise in collaboration with the Crédit Agricole group teams and in particular with those of Crédit Agricole CIB.
Azqore SA, a subsidiary of CA Indosuez dedicated to the outsourcing of IT systems and back offices services for private banks, performs its activity from Switzerland and Singapore.
Azqore developed its expertise and performing solutions accessible to financial institutions who want to confidently externalise their IT systems and back office services.