CHF4 billion traded every day
BCV offers a range of instruments and products that we can tailor to your specific requirements. We have specific expertise in exchanging Swiss francs into other currencies and vice-versa, and we provide a competitive service for other currency pairs (including exotic currencies). In an increasingly competitive and constantly changing market, we are a solid, trusted partner to our clients and build long-term relationships with them. BCV is also a very stable institution, as shown by our AA credit rating from Standard & Poor's.
20 specialists dedicated to your forex transactions
BCV's forex team has around 20 traders; a third of them have international experience and half of them have ACI certification. The team has the full range of skills needed to provide services that meet your specific requirements.
The various forex functions form a tight-knit group. They operate together within the BCV trading room at our administrative centre near Lausanne, ensuring that you receive rapid, personal service.
Client team: 10 multilingual advisors
Our forex advisors work with both companies and investors.
Their activities include:
- Assessing your needs
- Helping you select and monitor your strategies
- Simulating hedging positions
- Taking an approach suited to your risk profile
- Contacting you personally as and when market opportunities arise
Jean Daniel Aubry
Bertrand Joël Sager (interbank clients)
Forex trading team
Traders operate across all currency pairs and are in touch with participants in all the world's financial markets.
Nicolas Tissot (Spot)
Thierry Favre (Spot)
Mehdi Schnider (Swap)
Daniel Desveaux (Options)
Ivan Richard (Options)
Laurent Bongard (Banknotes and precious metals)
Support, analysis and development
Our development department focuses on developing new solutions to meet your requirements. Sandrine Buri, head of client support, is committed to providing you with high-quality admin services. Pablo Orgeira gives clients his take on the forex markets on a daily and weekly basis, and on request.
Range of instruments and products
Our teams execute all basic currency trades, and they trade more complex instruments and products such as custom structured forex products and forex options.
If you want to optimize your liquidity or hedge your currency risk, we can issue custom products covering most of your requirements in these areas. To ensure that you have the best possible experience, our client team can advise you on the best product and will support you throughout the life of the product. Not only do you benefit from competitive prices, but our custom products are also backed by an AA credit rating from Standard & Poor's, which is a guarantee of financial solidity, even if you do not have an account with BCV.
Expert support in interest-rate risk management
Our experts will take your entire situation into account – debt portfolio, future needs, maturities, etc. – in order to assess your risk exposure and simulate the financial impact of interest-rate movements. They will develop tailor-made solutions, helping you select the right financial instruments and implement your hedging strategy.
Jean Daniel Aubry
Our forex, metals and cash management range
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