This is a list of banks in Europe.

Largest banks in Europe

The 20 largest banks in Europe by total assets, as of December 31, 2022.[1]

Rank Bank Total assets
(billions of
US dollars)
Headquarter city
1 Same position United Kingdom HSBC 2,864.59 London
2 Same position France BNP Paribas 2,849.61 Paris
3 Same position France Crédit Agricole 2,542.61 Paris
4 Rise Spain Banco Santander 1,853.86 Santander (legal);
Madrid (operations)
5 Fall United Kingdom Barclays 1,823.84 London
6 Rise Switzerland UBS 1,679.36 Zürich
7 Fall France Groupe BPCE 1,636.65 Paris
8 Fall France Société Générale 1,588.99 Paris
9 Fall Germany Deutsche Bank 1,428.65 Frankfurt
10 Fall France Crédit Mutuel Group 1,180.22 Strasbourg
11 Same position United Kingdom Lloyds Banking Group 1,057.69 Edinburgh (legal);
London (operations)
12 Fall Italy Intesa Sanpaolo 1,042.73 Turin
13 Same position Netherlands ING Group 1,034.32 Amsterdam
14 Rise Italy UniCredit 916.72 Milan
15 Fall United Kingdom NatWest Group 867.59 Edinburgh
16 Rise United Kingdom Standard Chartered 819.92 London (legal);
Shanghai (operations)
17 Fall France La Banque Postale 796.88 Paris
18 Rise Spain Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria 762.15 Bilbao (legal);
Madrid (operations)
19 1 Netherlands Rabobank 671.70 Utrecht
20 1 Germany DZ Bank 670.13 Frankfurt

Albania

Main article: List of banks in Albania

Andorra

Main article: List of banks in Andorra

Armenia

Main article: List of banks in Armenia

Austria

Azerbaijan

Main article: List of banks in Azerbaijan

Belarus

Main article: List of banks in Belarus

Belgium

Main article: List of banks in Belgium

Central bank

Major banks

Minor banks

More information can be found at diplobel.us.[2]

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Main article: List of banks in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Main article: List of banks in Bulgaria

Croatia

Main article: List of banks in Croatia

Licensed banks

Licensed savings banks

Licensed housing savings banks

Other licensed institutions with full authorization

Representative offices of foreign banks

Cyprus

Main article: List of banks in Cyprus

Central Bank

Banks incorporated in Cyprus

Branches of foreign banks in Cyprus

Representative offices of foreign banks in Cyprus

Defunct Banks

Czech Republic

For a more comprehensive list, see List of banks in the Czech Republic.

Central bank

Commercial and savings banks

Branch offices of foreign banks

Denmark

Main article: List of banks in Denmark

Estonia

Main article: List of banks in Estonia

Finland

Main article: List of banks in Finland

France

See the exhaustive list of banks operating in France, on the FBF website[24]

Georgia

Main article: List of banks in Georgia (country)

Germany

Main article: List of banks in Germany

Gibraltar

Greece

Main article: List of banks in Greece

Guernsey

Main article: List of banks in Guernsey

Hungary

Main article: List of banks in Hungary

The headquarters of the Hungarian National Bank

Iceland

Main article: List of banks in Iceland

Ireland

Main article: List of banks in the Republic of Ireland

Central bank

Commercial banks

Isle of Man

Main article: List of banks in the Isle of Man

Italy

Main article: List of banks in Italy

Jersey

Main article: List of banks in Jersey

Latvia

Main article: List of banks in Latvia

Liechtenstein

Main article: List of banks in Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Main article: List of banks in Lithuania

Luxembourg

For a more comprehensive list, see List of banks in Luxembourg.

North Macedonia

Main article: List of banks in North Macedonia

Malta

Main article: List of banks in Malta

Complete list as of June 6, 2012, based on official lists available at Malta Financial Services Authority[50]

Moldova

Main article: List of banks in Moldova

Monaco

Main article: List of banks in Monaco

Montenegro

Main article: List of banks in Montenegro

Central bank

Commercial banks

Netherlands

Main article: List of banks in the Netherlands

ING Group is one of the biggest banks in the world, and consistently ranks among the top 30 largest banks globally.
With a history dating back to 1737, Van Lanschot Kempen is the oldest independent bank in the Netherlands,[51] the oldest independent bank in the Benelux[52][53] and one of the oldest independent banks in the world.[54]

Central bank

Development Bank

Major banks

Savings and other banks

Defunct or merged banks

See also: List of defunct banks of the Netherlands

Northern Cyprus

Main article: List of banks in Northern Cyprus

Norway

Main article: List of banks in Norway

Central bank

Commercial banks

Public banks

Savings banks

Poland

For a more comprehensive list, see List of banks in Poland.

Central bank

Commercial banks

Portugal

For a more comprehensive list, see List of banks in Portugal.

Central bank

Major banks

Romania

Main article: List of banks in Romania

Central bank

Commercial banks

Russia

Main article: List of banks in Russia

San Marino

Main article: List of banks in San Marino

Serbia

Main article: List of banks in Serbia

Central bank

Commercial banks

Defunct banks

Slovakia

Main article: List of banks in Slovakia

Slovenia

Main article: List of banks in Slovenia

Spain

Main article: List of banks in Spain

Sweden

Main article: List of banks in Sweden

Switzerland

Main article: List of banks in Switzerland

For banks in Switzerland, see Swiss bank.

Defunct or merged banks

Turkey

Main article: List of banks in Turkey

Ukraine

Main article: List of banks in Ukraine

Central bank

Major banks

Local banks

United Kingdom

Main article: Banks of the United Kingdom

Central bank

Major banks

Other banks

Previous building societies converted to banks

See Building Society for list of current building societies. In particular, Nationwide Building Society would be included in the top 10 largest UK retail banks if demutualised.

Merged or defunct banks

An extensive list of British banks can be found in Wellings and Gibb, Bibliography of Banking Histories Vol. I: Domestic Banks (1995) ISBN 0 9526727 0 7

Vatican City

See also

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