Credit Suisse (USA) is one of the top US investment banks, offering advisory services on mergers and acquisitions, raising capital, securities underwriting and trading, research and analytics, and risk management products. Clients include corporations, governments, institutional investors such as hedge funds, and private individuals. The company provides asset management services through Credit Suisse Private Equity; while Credit Suisse Private Banking USA offers wealth services to the rich throughout the country. Credit Suisse (USA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Swiss banking powerhouse Credit Suisse Group, and part of Credit Suisse Americas, which includes North and South America and the Caribbean.
Credit Suisse divides its operations into four regions: Switzerland; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; Asia/Pacific; and the Americas. The group has been working towards its strategy of establishing a single bank with all divisions operating together to serve clients. In the US, the company is focused on improving its market share in its major product areas. It also is looking to expand its private banking and asset management capabilities. – less