Leumi to Become Biggest Israeli Bank in Switzerland, Agefi Says

Bank Leumi Le-Israel Ltd.’s agreement to purchase of Banque Safdie SA will create a private bank managing assets of 11.4 billion Swiss francs ($11.8 billion), L’Agefi reported, without saying where it got the information.

That will make Leumi the biggest Israeli bank in Switzerland, the newspaper said. Leumi agreed to buy Geneva-based Safdie for 177 million francs on Feb. 10.