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Bank Rankings :: Europe :: Total assets

Top banks and banking groups in Europe, ranked by total assets (2012).


British multinational banking and financial services company HSBC was the biggest bank in Europe in terms of total assets.

Rank Company Country Total assets, trillion
USD EUR Balance sheet date Core Tier 1 ratio
1 HSBC Holdings UK 2.693 2.040 31.12.2012 12.3%
2 Deutsche Bank Germany 2.656 2.012 31.12.2012 11.4% 1)
3 Credit Agricole France 2.650 2.008 31.12.2012 9.7%
4 BNP Paribas France 2.517 1.907 31.12.2012 11.8%
5 Barclays UK 2.420 1.834 31.12.2012 10.9%
6 Royal Bank of Scotland UK 2.131 1.615 31.12.2012 10.3%
7 Santander Group Spain 1.676 1.270 31.12.2012 11.2%
8 Societe Generale France 1.651 1.251 31.12.2012 10.7%
9 ING Group Netherlands 1.539 1.166 31.12.2012 11.9%
10 Groupe BPCE France 1.515 1.148 31.12.2012 10.7%
11 Lloyds Banking Group UK 1.502 1.138 31.12.2012 12.0%
12 UBS Switzerland 1.377 1.043 31.12.2012 19.0%
13 UniCredit Group Italy 1.224 0.927 31.12.2012 10.8%
14 Credit Suisse Group Switzerland 1.010 0.765 31.12.2012 15.6%
15 Rabobank Group Netherlands 0.993 0.752 31.12.2012 13.2%
16 Nordea Sweden 0.894 0.677 31.12.2012 13.1%
17 Intesa Sanpaolo Italy 0.890 0.674 31.12.2012 11.2%
18 BBVA Spain 0.842 0.638 31.12.2012 10.8%
19 Commerzbank Germany 0.839 0.636 31.12.2012 12.0% 1)
20 Standard Chartered UK 0.637 0.483 31.12.2012 11.7%
Source: Annual Financial Reports

1) Core Tier 1 capital ratio

December 31, 2012: 1 USD = 0.7576 EUR | 1 EUR = 1.2074 CHF | 1 EUR = 0.8125 GBP


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