Credit Suisse

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Formation1856
HeadquartersZürich, Switzerland
Member ofWorld Economic Forum/Strategic Partners
Membership• Rainer E. Gut
• Urs Rohner
• Iris Bohnet
• Christian Gellerstad
• Andreas Gottschling
• Michael Klein
• Shan Li
• Seraina Macia
• Richard Medding
• Kai S. Nargolwala
• Ana Paula Pessoa
• Joaquin J. Ribeiro
• Severin Schwan
• John Tiner
• Tidjane Thiam
• Noreen Doyle
• Richard Gillingwater
• Ernie Eves
• John Major
• John Moore
• Hector Sants
• David W. Syz
• Tom Hurd
big bank and asset manager

Credit Suisse Group AG is a global money manager, investment bank and financial services company founded and based in Switzerland. Headquartered in Zürich, it maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world and is one of the nine global "Bulge Bracket" banks providing services in investment banking, private banking, asset management, and shared services. Credit Suisse is known for its strict bank–client confidentiality and banking secrecy practices.

It was one of the least affected banks during the 2009 financial "crisis", but afterwards began shrinking its investment business, executing layoffs and cutting costs. The bank was at the center of multiple international investigation for tax avoidance which culminated in a guilty plea and the forfeiture of US$2.6 billion in fines in the United States from 2008 to 2012,[1]



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