UBS takeover of Credit Suisse

Brief summary

The Federal Council welcomes the planned takeover of Credit Suisse by UBS. To strengthen financial market stability until the takeover is complete, the federal government is providing a guarantee for additional liquidity assistance from the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to Credit Suisse. This support is intended to secure the liquidity of Credit Suisse and thus also ensure the successful implementation of the takeover. The Federal Council is taking this measure in order to protect financial stability and the Swiss economy.

Fact sheets

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Additional liquidity assistance

Loss guarantee

Emergency law

Alternative scenarios


Consequences for third parties

Employees and wages

Figures overview


Press releases

Amendment of the Ordinance on Additional Liquidity Assistance Loans

Media conference of the 19th March 2023

Last modification 02.06.2023

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