From Viseca Card Services to the Aduno Group – a chronicle


1999     

Viseca Card Services SA is founded in December by the cantonal banks, the Raiffeisen Group, various regional banks, the Migros Bank and BankCoop as well as a number of private and merchant banks.

2000    

On 1 January Viseca Card Services SA opens for business.

2001     

In September Viseca establishes what is now called the Corporate Center and launches operative customer relationship management.

2005     

In July Viseca takes over the acquiring business of Cornèr Banca SA and founds Aduno SA with headquarters in Bedano.

2006     

In January Viseca Card Services (issuing) and Aduno (acquiring), until that point independent companies, are merged to create the Aduno Group.

2007     

In March the Aduno Group becomes the sole shareholder of Commtrain Card Solutions. In June the Aduno Group introduces a holding structure comprising its subsidiaries Commtrain Card Solutions, Viseca Card Services and Aduno.

2008     

In February the Aduno Group acquires cashgate AG along with the private credit and leasing business of the Raiffeisen Group and the Banque Cantonale Vaudoise (BCV), and Swiss One Finance (SOF) is born. In December of 2008 SOF and cashgate are merged under the name cashgate.

2010    

Corporate branding, reorganization and relocation

2011      

Martin Huldi, ex-directeur général adjoint de la Thurgauer Kantonalbank, devient le CEO du Groupe.

Nouvelle structure de refinancement centralisée pour le Groupe au niveau du holding, fondation d’Aduno Finance SA en tant que centre de trésorerie du Groupe.