Amounts associated with clients connected to Brazil

Brazil is ranked #9 among the countries with the largest dollar amounts in the leaked Swiss files. See full ranking >>

The maximum amount of money associated with a client connected to Brazil was $302M.

How much is this for Brazil?

Brazil's GDP per capita was $7.2K in 2007. The top 10% held 43.57% of income in 2007. (Source: World Bank)


Account openings and accumulated active accounts from 1988

5,549 client accounts opened between 1970 and 2006 and linked to 6,606 bank accounts.



An account linked to a person holds the name of one of the clients, which is a person.

An account linked to an offshore company holds the name of an offshore company, which provides an extra layer of secrecy to the client.

In a numbered account the name of the account holder is kept secret and replaced by a code of a mix of numbers and letters.

Distribution of account types

8,667 clients are associated with Brazil. 55% have a Brazilian passport or nationality.