Credit Suisse clients may have lost 627 mln pounds ($195.18 mln) on Madoff

Reuters UK – Credit Suisse clients may have lost up to 1 billion Swiss francs (627.3 million pounds) ($195.18 mln) on investments connected to accused swindler Bernard Madoff, newspaper Sonntag reported on Sunday.

Without giving details of its sources, Sonntag reported that internal forecasts at Credit Suisse showed that customers of Switzerland’s second-largest bank could have lost 0.9-1.0 billion francs in the Madoff case.

Credit Suisse spokesman Jan Vonder Muehll said: "Credit Suisse did not actively recommend or sell products invested with Bernard Madoff.

"Furthermore, none of the funds of hedge funds offered by Credit Suisse contained holdings in Madoff funds."

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