About Julius Baer
The Group is completely independent in each and every aspect of its business – from the focused business model and sound financials to the dedicated investment management, open product platform and expert research. Hence, it is the trusted partner of choice and a leading premium brand in global wealth management, offering best-in-class investment solutions and advice.
Julius Baer is currently integrating Merrill Lynch’s International Wealth Management business outside the US. This will increase the Group’s presence to more than 25 countries and 50 locations. Headquartered in Zurich, it has offices from Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Lugano, Monaco, Montevideo, Moscow, Shanghai to Singapore.
Bank Julius Baer is the principal operating company of the Julius Baer Group, with origins dating back to 1890. The rich Swiss heritage becomes manifest in the values for which the Bank stands, e.g. trustworthiness, accountability, discretion and expertise. However, at the same time Julius Baer is a modern, forward-looking company at the leading edge of a genuine growth industry.
The shares of the Julius Baer Group are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and form part of the Swiss Market Index (SMI) of the 20 largest and most liquid Swiss stocks. With a BIS tier 1 ratio of 25.6 percent (under Basel 2.5) at the end of March 2013 the Group has a very sound financial foundation, well exceeding the minimum requirements. Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd. enjoys an A1 rating from Moody's. At the end of April 2013, the Group's total client assets amounted to CHF 309 billion, with assets under management accounting for CHF 220 billion.