Ratings of Banque Pictet & Cie SA

Rating agencies play a key role in the world of international finance by enabling banking establishments and finance houses to evaluate the credit quality of debt issuers.

According to FitchRatings and Moody's Investors Service, two of the major international rating agencies, Pictet's ratings, shown below, are among the highest in the banking industry today.

Rating categoriesFitchMoody'sComments
Short termF1+Prime-1Highest credit quality
Long termAA-Aa2Very high credit quality
Viability ratingaa-n/aVery high fundamental credit quality
Adjusted baseline credit assessmentn/aa1Strong intrinsic financial strength

These ratings attest to Pictet's solidity and liquidity coverage, which among other factors are generated by an equity base and a pool of liquid assets significantly larger than that required by Swiss banking regulations, already some of the most stringent in the world.

Pictet also prides itself on the outstanding quality of its corporate governance and on its significant business diversification at Group level.