Banco Comercial Portugues, Millennium BCP Banco Espírito Santo Banco Banif Banco Portugues de Negocios Banco Santander Totta
Millennium BCP Espírito Santo Banif Portugues de Negocios Santander Totta

Banco Best – A financial institution operating in the areas of banking, asset management and trading. The Bank's shareholders are Novo Banco with 75% of the share capital and Saxo Bank with 25% of the shares. As of June 2015, Banco Best had assets of 466.4 million euro.

Banco Comercial Portugues (Millennium BCP) – The largest Portuguese private bank in terms of market share. As at June 2015, Millennium BCP had total assets of EUR 78.7 billion and operated 691 domestic branches. The Bank's market capitalization is €1.1 billion (June 30, 2016).

Banco de Portugal – The central bank of the Portuguese Republic. It was founded in November 1846 and is headquartered in Lisbon. It also has branch in Oporto, a number of agencies in mainland Portugal and two regional delegations.

Banco Espírito Santo (BES) was the largest Portuguese bank by market capitalization and the second largest private-sector bank by assets and loans. The Bank operated in 25 countries and employed over 9,800 people. It was closed in 2014 and its healthy businesses were transferred to Novo Banco.

Banif Financial Group – A Portuguese international financial services group. It was founded in 1988 following the take-over of Caixa Económica do Funchal. With assets of €12.1 billion (June 2015), Banif comprises over 50 financial companies and employs about 2,300 people. The Group has operations in Europe, Asia, South and North America and Africa.

Banco Nacional Ultramarino (BNU) ceased existence as an independent entity in Portugal following its merger with Caixa Geral de Depósitos in 2001. It continues operations under the Banco Nacional Ultramarino brand in the Chinese SAR of Macau.

Banco Português de Investimento (Banco BPI) – The fourth largest Portuguese private financial group with total assets of EUR 41.621 billion and customer loans of EUR 25.7 billion (September 2015). BPI is primarily operates in Portugal and Spain, Angola and Mozambique.

Banco Português de Negócios (BPN) was Portuguese financial institution established in 1993. The Bank was nationalized in conformance with the provisions of Law no. 62-A/2008, of 11 November 2008. BPN was sold to Banco BIC Portugues SA of Angola for 40 million euro in 2012.

Banco Santander Totta – One of the leading banks in Portugal. It employs over 5,300 people and has approximately 580 domestic branches and branch in London. It was named “Best Private Bank” in Portugal by Euromoney magazine and “Safest Bank in Portugal”, “Best Bank in Portugal" and "Best Trade Finance Bank 2015” in Portugal by Global Finance. As at June 30, 2016, Santander Totta had consolidated assets of EUR 48 billion.

Barclays Bank Portugal – A subsidiary of Barclays plc, a British global financial services provider.

BBVA Portugal was created in June 1991. As of December 2014, the company had EUR 5.2 billion in total assets and EUR 4.65 billion in customer credits.

Caixa Económica Montepio Geral (CEMG) – A credit institution held by Montepio Geral – Associacao Mutualista. The company was established in 1844 and is headquartered in Alfragide, Portugal.

Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD) is 100% state owned financial institution. CGD is the largest bank in Portugal with the highest domestic market shares in key areas. It also has branches in Spain, France, Angola, Brazil, Mozambique, South Africa and China/Macau. CGD Group’s consolidated assets totalled EUR 100.205 billion as of June 30, 2015.

Espírito Santo Financial Group (ESFG) was Portuguese financial services holding company with headquarters in Luxembourg. It had a leading position in the banking and insurance markets in Portugal. The company is in liquidation.

Novo Banco was established in August 2014 to rescue assets from the failed Banco Espirito Santo (BES), the country’s second largest lender.