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Cornercard UK Ltd. - established in 2013 and based in London, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cornèr Bank.
Founded in Lugano in 1952, Cornèr Bank Group is an independent Swiss private bank group operating on the national market as a full-service bank. A universal bank with more than 1,200 employees, 4 branches in Switzerland, an affiliate in Nassau (Bahamas) and CHF 6.5 billions assets in 2015. Active across the whole range of traditional banking services, Cornèr Bank Group specializes in the Private Banking sector, as well as in the areas of lending, Visa, MasterCard and Diners Club payment cards (Cornèrcard) and online trading (CornèrTrader).
In 1975, Cornèr Bank Ltd. in Lugano became the first Swiss bank to issue the Visa card. The launch of the MasterCard followed in 1998. Cornèrcard, a business unit of Cornèr Bank Ltd., has further expanded its presence in the payment card industry with CornercardUK in 2013, with the acquisition of the Diners Club license for Switzerland in 2014 and Diners Club Italia in 2015.
Cornèr Bank Group today consists of the Lugano-based parent bank Cornèr Bank Ltd., the four Swiss branches in Chiasso, Geneva, Locarno and Zurich, the affiliated Cornèr Bank (Overseas) Limited, BonusCard.ch Ltd., Cornercard UK Ltd., Diners Club Italia S.r.l. and Dinit d.o.o.
Constantly expanding service range, innovative technology and personal service of the highest level are the reasons for the growth of Cornercard UK.