EFG is an international group that provides private banking and asset management services. It is based in Zurich and operates in 40 countries across the world.

In 2017, EFG acquired and integrated BSI, a long-standing patron of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Since 2001, BSI has been contributing to the fund for the gradual structural expansion of the museum. Between 2001 and 2011, BSI (now EFG) supported several Peggy Guggenheim Collection exhibitions, including Robert Rauschenberg. Gluts at Villa Panza, Varese (2010-2011); Ethnopassion. Peggy Guggenheim’s Ethnic Art Collection, Galleria Gottardo, Lugano (2008) and Fondazione Mazzotta, Milan (2008-2009); Richard Pousette-Dart, Galleria Gottardo, Lugano (2007); Family Pictures, Galleria Gottardo, Lugano (2005); The Spiritual Landscape, Galleria Gottardo, Lugano (2003); A Coterie of Artists. A Brief History in Images of Peggy Guggenheim's Collection, Galleria Gottardo, Lugano (2003).

EFG will continue its collaboration with the Peggy Guggenheim Collection and support its growth in the coming years.


EFG for Duchamp

In 2019 EFG supported the research and restoration project of Boîte-en-Valise (1941) by Marcel Duchamp.

EFG for Modigliani

In 2017 EFG supported the research and restoration project of Woman in a Sailor Shirt (La femme en blouse marine) by Amedeo Modiglianifrom 1916.

EFG for Picasso

In 2016, BSI (now EFG) supported the research and restoration project for one of the Collection’s most beloved artworks, The Studio (1928) by Pablo Picasso.