New participants in the SEPA Credit Transfer Scheme

VZ Depotbank AG, Burgerliche Ersparniskasse Bern Genossenschaft and Ersparniskasse Rüeggisberg Genossenschaft will participate in the SEPA Credit Transfer Scheme from 5 November 2012. As of that date, 156 financial institutions from Switzerland and Liechtenstein will be connected to the EPC scheme, 126 thereof using the Swiss SEPA payment channel via euroSIC/SECB/STEP2.