2021 Annual Report and CSR Report
BCV’s 2021 Annual Report and 2021 Sustainability Report are now available on our website bcv.ch
Collaboration between UNIL and BCV: assessing the sustainability profile of Swiss real estate investments for the first time
Lausanne – 31 March 2022. Most Swiss real estate investment managers already have clear targets for reducing CO2 emissions and achieving the net zero objective by 2050. This is one of the main conclusions of a study on their commitment to environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria conducted by researchers at HEC Lausanne, University of Lausanne, in collaboration with Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (BCV). The study is the first of its kind and will be repeated annually.
BCV Asset Management meets ISAE 3402 Type II standard
BCV’s Asset Management Department complies with the ISAE 3402 Type II standard for the full range of services it provides – from client onboarding to performance reporting. That means our clients can rest assured not only that BCV has an internal control system that covers its entire value chain, but that this system has been found to work effectively.
BCV wins a 2022 UCITS Hedge Award
The BCV Systematic Premia Equity Opportunity fund received a 2022 UCITS Hedge Award from The Hedge Fund Journal in the Long/Short Equity Global – Quantitative category for its excellent risk/return profile over 7- and 10-year periods.
BCV wins prestigious 2022 Lipper Award from Refinitiv
The BCV Actif Offensif ESG (CHF) fund has just won the 2022 Lipper Fund Award for Switzerland in the Mixed Asset CHF Flexible category for its excellent performance over ten years. This asset allocation fund incorporates environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria into its investment strategy.
BCV Group FY 2021 revenues above CHF 1.0bn and net profit up 14%
BCV Group delivered very strong FY 2021 financial results, with net profit at its highest since 2007. Revenues were up 6% to CHF 1.0bn, driven mainly by an increase in fee and commission income. Operating profit rose 15% year on year to CHF 429m on firm cost control. Net profit was up 14% to CHF 379m. At the upcoming Annual Shareholders’ Meeting, the Board of Directors will recommend a CHF 0.10 increase in the ordinary dividend to CHF 3.70 per share.
370,000 people in Vaud bank with BCV
We are Vaud's leading bank for retail and business customers alike. Our focused business model, consistently strong performance, and solid balance sheet make us one of the few banks in the world with a AA rating from Standard & Poor’s despite not being backed by a government guarantee.
For the fourth year in a row, BCV was the most recommended bank in Vaud in a 2021 survey on what people think of the main banks in the Canton.
We are grateful to the residents of Vaud for this vote of confidence.