Zürcher Kantonalbank, Zurich
Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB) with headquarters in Zurich was founded in 1870 and is wholly owned by the canton of Zurich.
With total assets of over CHF 150 billion, ZKB is the largest cantonal bank and the leading financial services provider in the greater Zurich area.
With 97 outlets, ZKB maintains the densest network of branches in the canton of Zurich.
Under the law, the canton of Zurich bears responsibility for all Zürcher Kantonalbank's liabilities should the bank's resources prove inadequate. This cantonal guarantee acts as a stabilising force for the financial market as a whole, particularly in times of economic uncertainty.