Banks in the Netherlands

ABN AMRO ING headquarters Rabobank SNS-REAAL Fortis Bank KAS Bank
ABN AMRO ING Group Rabobank SNS Fortis Bank KAS Bank

The Dutch banking industry includes commercial banks, savings banks, mortgage banks and credit unions. The banking sector is highly concentrated and dominated by a few large national banks which hold a combined market share of 60% - 80%. The big three Dutch banks (ABN AMRO, ING, and Rabobank) have total assets of about EUR 2 trillion.

ABN AMRO – A universal bank with offices in more than 15 countries. It offers a combination of consumer, commercial and investment banking services.

AEGON Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AEGON N.V., an international life insurance, pensions and asset management company with about 48 million customers worldwide.

ASN Bank – The largest sustainable bank and the second largest most climate-friendly bank in the Netherlands after Triodos Bank. ASN focuses on social responsible and sustainable investments.

BinckBank – An independent online discount broker with market-leading positions in the Netherlands and Belgium. It is also a market leader in the provision of services to independent asset managers in the Netherlands.

Credit Europe Bank – One of the ten largest commercial banks in Netherlands. It provides a wide range of tailor-made corporate banking products, with a focus on trade and commodity finance and marine finance.

De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) – The central bank of the Netherlands established by King William I. DNB is responsible for safeguarding financial stability.

De Volksbank – The Dutch retail bank with a focus on mortgages, savings and payments. It is one of the ten largest banks in the Netherlands with total assets of over EUR 60 billion.

DHB Bank (Demir-Halk Bank) was established in Rotterdam as a Turkish-owned commercial bank under Dutch law. DHB conducts its activities through locations in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and Turkey.

Fortis Bank was the fourth biggest bank in the Netherlands with around 9,800 employees. It was integrated into the ABN AMRO Group.

Friesland Bank was independent retail bank based in Leeuwarden, Netherlands.

ING Group – One of the world's largest banking and financial services companies. At May 10, 2018, ING had a market capitalization of EUR 52 billion.

KAS Bank has reputation as a specialist in clearing, settlement and custodian services. The Bank's main target groups are institutional investors and financial institutions. The company has offices in Amsterdam, London, and Frankfurt am Main.

Kempen & Co – A leading investment bank specialized in asset management, corporate finance, securities and private equity. It is part of Dutch private bank Van Lanschot N.V.

Lloyds Bank (Netherlands) – The trading name of the Dutch branch of Bank of Scotland Plc. It was established in 1999 and is headquartered in Amsterdam.

MeesPierson – A Dutch private bank headquartered in Rotterdam. It is a division of ABN AMRO Private Banking, the third largest private bank in the Eurozone.

NIBC Bank (De Nationale Investeringsbank) – An enterprising bank offering corporate and consumer banking services in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium.

Rabobank – The world's leading food and agribusiness bank. It operates in 40 countries and serves approximately 9 million clients. Rabobank has the high credit ratings from Standard & Poor's, Moody's, and Fitch.

RegioBank – A full service regional bank with more than 500 independent financial advisors nationwide and more than 550,000 customers.

Robeco Group – One of the European leaders in asset management. It offers investment solutions to institutions and private clients worldwide. As of June 2017, the Group had approximately €150 billion in assets under management. Robeco is part of Orix Corporation.

Royal Bank of Scotland N.V. (RBS N.V.) – A part of the RBS Group and covers the businesses that were acquired from ABN AMRO.

Triodos Bank – One of the world's leading sustainable banks. It is a pioneer in ethical banking. The Bank was established in 1980 and has branches in the Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom, Spain and Germany. As of December 2016, Triodos Bank had over EUR 12.5 billion in assets under management.

Van Lanschot NV (the holding company of F. van Lanschot Bankiers NV) – A financial institution providing private banking, asset management and merchant banking services in the Netherlands and Belgium. Van Lanschot is the oldest independent bank in the Netherlands.

Top Banks in the Netherlands

Below are the largest banks in the Netherlands in terms of total assets.

Rank Bank Total assets, EUR bn (June 30, 2016)
1 ING Groep 885.659
2 Rabobank 686.593
3 ABN AMRO 418.940
4 Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten (BNG) 163.456
5 Nederlandse Waterschapsbank 104.136
6 SNS Bank 64.408
7 NIBC Bank 23.987
8 LeasePlan Corporation 23.969
9 RBS N.V. 21.187
10 F. van Lanschot Bankiers 15.377
11 Achmea Bank 14.931
12 Nationale Nederlanden Bank (NN) 13.595
13 AEGON Bank 11.575
14 Nederlandse Financierings-Mij voor Ontwikkelingslanden 8.808
15 Triodos Bank 8.600
16 Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (Holland) 8.389
17 Credit Europe Bank 7.985
18 Kas Bank 5.123
19 Garantibank International 5.103
20 BinckBank 3.644
21 Yapi Kredi Bank Nederland 2.058
22 DHB Bank (Nederland) 1.917
23 ASR Bank 1.459
24 Theodoor Gilissen Bankiers 0.923
25 Anadolubank Nederland 0.582
26 Allianz Nederland Asset Management 0.497
27 Hof Hoorneman Bankiers 0.138
28 Bank Ten Cate & Cie 0.086
29 UBS Bank (Netherlands) 0.026