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celebratory stamp: 175 years J. Safra Sarasin

Company Information

Private banking is a global growth market, presenting opportunities that J. Safra Sarasin Group actively seeks to exploit. The Group is represented worldwide in more than 25 locations in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. The Group's head office is in Basel, Switzerland.
The J. Safra Sarasin Group provides a high level of service and expertise, acting as investment advisor and asset manager for private and institutional clients. It is part of the Safra Group. A family-owned business, the Group’s stability and long-term approach are the key attributes of all its companies.
Our underlying performance in 2015 was more than satisfactory, with reported Group profit of CHF 230.5 million and client assets under management of CHF 144 billion. With shareholders' equity of CHF 4.1 billion, we significantly exceed the requirements of the Swiss financial regulator and have a BIS Tier 1 ratio of nearly 27%.

A powerful vision

"If you choose to sail upon the seas of banking, build your bank as you would your boat, with the strength to sail safely through any storm."
Jacob Safra (1891-1963)
Annual Report 2015