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The following are the largest European banks sorted by total assets. HSBC is the largest financial institution in Europe with assets of over US$2.4 trillion. The top 10 banks include 4 UK banks, 4 French banks, 1 German bank and 1 Spanish bank.

Rank Bank Country Total assets, US$b (December 31, 2015)
1 HSBC Holdings UK 2,409.66
2 BNP Paribas France 2,180.45
3 Credit Agricole Group France 1,857.57
4 Deutsche Bank Germany 1,781.29
5 Barclays PLC UK 1,659.77
6 Banco Santander Spain 1,465.44
7 Societe Generale France 1.459.02
8 Groupe BPCE France 1,275.49
9 Royal Bank of Scotland Group UK 1,208.37
10 Lloyds Banking Group UK 1,195.45
11 UBS AG Switzerland 954.270
12 UniCredit S.p.A. Italy 940.796
13 ING Group Netherlands 920.389
14 Credit Suisse Group Switzerland 830.774
15 BBVA Spain 820.134
16 Credit Mutuel France 808.906
17 Intesa Sanpaolo Italy 739.679
18 Rabobank Group Netherlands 732.985
19 Nordea Bank Sweden 707.284
20 Standard Chartered Plc UK 640.483
21 Commerzbank AG Germany 582.389
22 KfW Group Germany 549.979
23 Danske Bank Denmark 482.561
24 DZ Bank AG Germany 446.479
25 Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) Italy 435.061
26 ABN AMRO Group NV Netherlands 426.772
27 CaixaBank Spain 376.408
28 Sberbank Russia 373.272
29 Nationwide Building Society UK 304.090
30 Svenska Handelsbanken Sweden 299.922
31 DNB Group Norway 295.884
32 Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken Sweden 296.810
33 KBC Group NV Belgium 275.926
34 Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg Germany 255.872
35 Swedbank Sweden 255.533
36 Dexia Belgium 251.789
37 La Banque Postale France 238.242
38 Bayerische Landesbank Germany 235.858
39 Bankia Spain 226.301
40 Banco Sabadell Spain 228.114
41 Erste Group Bank AG Austria 218.399
42 Raiffeisen Schweiz Switzerland 208.247
43 Nykredit Denmark 202.790
44 Norddeutsche Landesbank (NORD/LB) Germany 197.903
45 Belfius Bank Belgium 193.490
46 Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen (Helaba) Germany 188.344
47 VTB Russia 186.288
48 Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena Italy 184.797
49 Banco Popular Espanol Spain 173.468
50 BNG Bank Netherlands 163.475
51 Zurich Cantonal Bank Switzerland 156.285
52 NRW.Bank Germany 154.388
53 Raiffeisen Zentralbank Osterreich Austria 151.358
54 Bank of Ireland Ireland 143.191
55 OP Financial Group Finland 136.833
56 Banco Popolare Societa Cooperativa Italy 131.765
57 UBI Banca Italy 128.147
58 National Bank of Greece Greece 121.621
59 DekaBank Germany 118.066
60 HSH Nordbank Germany 114.698
61 Allied Irish Banks (AIB) Ireland 112.753
62 Caixa Geral de Depositos Portugal 110.325

The exchange rate on December 31, 2015.