The following are the largest European banks sorted by total assets. HSBC is the largest financial institution in Europe with assets of over US$2.6 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, 31/12/2014)
1 HSBC Holdings UK 2,634.14
2 BNP Paribas France 2,526.98
3 Credit Agricole Group France 2,143.88
4 Barclays PLC UK 2,114.13
5 Deutsche Bank Germany 2,078.13
6 Royal Bank of Scotland UK 1,635.94
7 Societe Generale France 1,591.00
8 Banco Santander Spain 1,540.08
9 Groupe BPCE France 1,487.78
10 Lloyds Banking Group UK 1,330.99
11 ING Groep Netherlands 1,207.52
12 UBS AG Switzerland 1,074.80
13 UniCredit S.p.A. Italy 1,026.74
14 Credit Suisse Group Switzerland 932.144
15 Rabobank Group Netherlands 828.340
16 Nordea Bank Sweden 814.057
17 Intesa Sanpaolo Italy 786.188
18 BBVA Spain 768.571
19 Standard Chartered Plc UK 725.914
20 Commerzbank AG Germany 678.167
21 Credit Mutuel France 620.576
22 KfW Group Germany 594.846
23 Danske Bank Denmark 563.979
24 DZ Bank AG Germany 489.575
25 Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) Italy 488.525
26 ABN AMRO Group NV Netherlands 470.510
27 Sberbank Russia Russia 445.559
28 CaixaBank Spain 411.835
29 Svenska Handelsbanken Sweden 363.335
30 DNB ASA Norway 357.231
31 Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken Sweden 340.706
32 Raiffeisen Banking Group (RBG) Austria 347.714
33 Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg Germany 323.790
34 Dexia Belgium 300.549
35 KBC Group NV Belgium 298.182
36 Nationwide Building Society UK 295.697
37 Bankia Spain 284.165
38 Bayerische Landesbank Germany 282.310
39 Swedbank Sweden 273.635
40 La Banque Postale France 258.569
41 Norddeutsche Landesbank (NORD/LB) Germany 240.331
42 Erste Group Bank AG Austria 238.726
43 Nykredit Realkredit A/S Denmark 238.159
44 Belfius Belgium 236.439
45 Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena Italy 223.105
46 Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen (Helaba) Germany 218.295
47 VTB Bank Russia 215.538
48 Banco Sabadell Spain 198.662
49 Banco Popular Espanol Spain 196.364
50 Raiffeisen Schweiz Switzerland 190.827
51 BNG Bank Netherlands 186.694
52 NRW.Bank Germany 174.890
53 Bank of Ireland Ireland 157.863
54 Banco Popolare Societa Cooperativa Italy 149.693
55 UBI Banca Italy 148.118
56 National Bank of Greece Greece 140.428
57 DekaBank Germany 137.644
58 HSH Nordbank Germany 133.882
59 Allied Irish Banks (AIB) Ireland 130.687
60 Caixa Geral de Depositos Portugal 121.805

* The exchange rate on December 31, 2014.