HBZ Bank

HBZ Bank History

HBZ Bank History

Habib Bank AG Zurich is a Swiss multinational commercial bank based in ZurichSwitzerland. It has its operations in Switzerland and internationally in CanadaHong KongKenyaPakistanSouth Africa the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

Habib Bank AG Zurich also has wholly owned subsidiaries in Canada (Habib Canadian Bank), Hong Kong (Habib Bank Zurich (Hong Kong)), Pakistan (Habib Metropolitan Bank), South Africa (HBZ Bank), and the United Kingdom (Habib Bank Zurich plc).




Habib Bank AG Zurich was founded on 25 August 1967 by members of the Pakistani House of Habib business family, founders of Pakistan’s first commercial bank Habib Bank Limited (HBL). Following the Pakistani government’s nationalization of HBL in 1974, Habib Bank AG Zurich was one of the few banking assets still held by the Habib family.

Habib Bank AG Zurich developed hPLUS, one of the world’s first Java banking systems, using Java and Sybase ASE. The bank has been named as a finalist for the 21st Century Achievement Award from the Computerworld Honors Program for its use of information technology in the Finance, Insurance & Real Estate category.

HEAD OFFICE/MAIN BRANCH
Weinbergstrasse 59,
Postfach,
8042 Zurich,
Switzerland.
☎ +41 44 269 45 00
+41 44 269 45 35
✉ infoch@habibbank.com
SWIFT: HBZUCHZZXXX


PRIVATE BANKING
Weinbergstrasse 59,
Postfach,
8042 Zurich,
Switzerland.
☎ +41 44 269 45 00
✉ icc.pb@habibbank.com