Since its foundation in 1899, Basler Kantonalbank has been closely rooted in the Basel region and today operates primarily as a universal bank in northwestern Switzerland. As a consulting bank, it serves its customers in Basel not only locally via a dense network of modern branches. Via the digital channel, the most important banking transactions can also be handled independent of time and place. The financing needs of corporate clients are comprehensively covered by a range of products and services. In the SME centrespecialists for the concerns of small to medium-sized companies. Also wealthy private clients, large corporate clients and institutional investors and other banks will find a comprehensive range of services from a single source at BKB. The Cantonal Bank of Baselhas a state guarantee and AA rating from Standard & Poor’s. It has held a majority stake in Bank Cler since 2000. Gemes sen at the BKB Group is one of the ten largest Swiss banking groups.