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Vaud’s local bank since 1845


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. As Vaud’s cantonal bank, sustainability and good corporate citizenship at the heart of our mission.

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Our rating from S&P places us among the 30 top-rated banks in the world

We've paid CHF 2.4 bn in taxes and dividends to the Canton and municipalities of Vaud over the last decade.

Half of all Vaud households and businesses bank with BCV.

Supporting the real economy

As Vaud's local bank, the cornerstone of our mission is to fuel all sectors of the local economy. And this is a role we take pride in: our initiatives help improve the quality of life in our Canton. That might be why we’re the most recommended bank in Vaud.

  • One out of every two Vaud residents banks with BCV
    Half of Vaud residents trust us for their banking needs. 
  • One out of every two businesses counts on us
    Of the 400,000 jobs in the Canton, 200,000 of them are with companies that bank with BCV. 
  • We are Vaud's leading mortgage provider
    We finance one out of every three new home loans in the Canton.
  • We provide essential funds to local governments
    We are 66.9%-owned by Vaud Canton. We have paid over 2.4 billion francs in taxes and dividends to our canton and its municipalities in the last decade.
  • We are a key event sponsor in our community
    Every year we sponsor over 650 community events and organizations across the Canton, in fields ranging from sports and the arts to economic development.
  • We help prepare the next generation
    Every year we provide bank training to around 100 college students, apprentices, interns, and women returning to the workforce.


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