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Low growth in assets and stronger consolidation among Swiss private banks

Low growth in assets and stronger consolidation among Swiss private banks

Declining profitability and simultaneously low growth in assets over the past year have negatively impacted the performance of private banks in Switzerland. More than a third of them posted losses during the 2013 business year.
Modified date: 8/20/2014
Press release
Clarity on Performance of Swiss Private Banks

Clarity on Performance of Swiss Private Banks

The study by KPMG and the University of St. Gallen (HSG) analyzed the annual reports of 94 Swiss private banks, assessing their financial performance to identify success factors in the industry.
Modified date: 8/20/2014
Business and industry issue; Case study; White paper
Performance of Swiss Private Banks

Performance of Swiss Private Banks

KPMG and the University of St. Gallen jointly analyzed the annual reports of 94 Swiss private banks and assessed their financial performance from 2006 to 2013. Christian Hintermann summarizes the key findings of the study.
Modified date: 8/20/2014
Video
The future of accounting for financial instruments starts now

The future of accounting for financial instruments starts now

IFRS - Accounting for financial instruments in industrial companies
Modified date: 8/8/2014
Business and industry issue
Managing the data challenge in banking

Managing the data challenge in banking

KPMG’s Managing the data challenge in banking looks at the Basel 239 Principles and the underlying challenges of risk data aggregation. However, this issue has to be based on a much broader perspective than simply that of risk data.
Modified date: 7/23/2014
Regulatory update
iCircle – Summer Edition 2014

iCircle – Summer Edition 2014

In this issue of iCircle magazine we cover the multiple changes that currently impact the Swiss insurance industry.
Modified date: 7/22/2014
Business and industry issue; Regulatory update
Swiss Financial Services Newsletter - Banking

Swiss Financial Services Newsletter - Banking

The current issue of SFSN addresses the impact of the automatic exchange of information on Swiss private banking.
Modified date: 7/9/2014
Business and industry issue
Potential impacts of IFRS 4 Phase II on non-life insurance accounting

Potential impacts of IFRS 4 Phase II on non-life insurance accounting

Case study that analyzes the potential impacts on the insurance accounting when applying the premium allocation approach (PAA).
Modified date: 7/9/2014
Business and industry issue
SFSN

SFSN

What are the concerns of the Swiss banking, investment management and insurance sectors? KPMG's Swiss Financial Services Newsletter provides a comprehensive overview of the current challenges of the Swiss Financial Services sector.
Modified date: 7/9/2014
Publication series
iCircle

iCircle

The iCircle magazine covers strategic thinking, actuarial matters, risk and operational considerations as well as regulatory aspects relating to the Swiss insurance market.
Modified date: 7/2/2014
Business and industry issue; Publication series; Regulatory update
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