American Express Company is a diversified worldwide travel, financial and network services company, founded in 1850. It is a world leader in charge and credit cards, Travellers Cheques, travel, and business services. Since 1996 American Express has been aggressively pursuing a strategy of opening its merchant network and card product portfolio to third party issuers around the world. By leveraging its global infrastructure and the powerful appeal of brand, American Express has gained even broader reach for its network worldwide. American Express has now established nearly 110 partnerships in over 120 countries.


The Credit Suisse Group is a worldwide leading financial service enterprise that advises customers in all matters of finance.


In the name and on behalf of Credit Suisse, Swisscard AECS AG in Switzerland exclusively offers the globally-known American Express Cards.

Swisscard assumes the responsibility for product development and management, marketing and sales, customer service, risk management, card processing as well as development/support of additional services and customer loyalty programmes. As merchant acquirer, Swisscard is responsible for support and further expansion of the American Express contract partner network in Switzerland. We ensure that American Express cardholders can use their card wherever they would like.