Basler Kantonalbank (BKB) is a universal bank which is mainly active in the Basel region. BKB is an independent legal entity under cantonal public law. Accordingly, it has a comprehensive state guarantee. The bank's field of activity comprises the support of private individuals, private banking clients and small and medium-sized companies in the Basel region. The bank grants mortgages and loans.
Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank (BLKB) is the largest bank in the Basel area and one of the leading banks in northwestern Switzerland. BLKB has around 750 employees. The bank's area of activity encompasses the support of Swiss private individuals, private banking clients and small and medium-sized enterprises in the Baselland region. The bank grants mortgages and loans. The sole voting right lies with the Canton of Basel-Landschaft, which is legally liable for the bank's liabilities (state guarantee).