SIX operates Switzerland’s financial market infrastructure and offers on a global scale comprehensive services in the areas of securities trading, clearing and settlement, as well as financial information and payment transactions. The company is owned by its users: approximately 130 banks of various size and orientation.

Vision and strategy

SIX sets global standards with first-class infrastructure services for the financial sector. Our technical knowledge, innovative drive, and service quality allows us to increase the efficiency and competitiveness of the financial center, making us the preferred partner for our clients.

SIX at a glance

SIX operates a competitive infrastructure for the Swiss financial center, catering to a broad, international client base.


SIX is operative in four business areas and is organized in six divisions.

Risk management

SIX's risk management – which is integrated holistically across all business areas – takes current industry standards and regulatory requirements into account.


As the infrastructure service provider for the Swiss financial center, SIX bears a major responsibility. Top priority is accorded to the availability of the systems. However, SIX also maintains a caring and respectful relationship with its stakeholders and the environment.

The history of SIX in a nutshell

SIX is the backbone of the Swiss financial center. Our uppermost priority: stability. Our promise: innovation. This is what we work on delivering in every one of our business areas. Read here, how it all begun.

RED – The Magazine from SIX

RED showcases SIX: through gripping stories, informative background articles and interviews with fascinating personalities.