Retail Banks in the Netherlands

13 November 2019

With high standard of living in the Netherlands making it an favorable investment and private banking destination for both domestic and foreign banking groups, retail banking in the Netherlands remains an important component of its banking sector. Retail banks are largely represented by domestic banks with foreign-controlled banks having a relatively small share. About half of the retail banks offer their products via the Internet, while there are also several pure direct banks.

List of Retail Banks

Business Focus
universal banking
Country of Origin
 Netherlands
Rating
 (2.7)
Business Focus
universal banking
Country of Origin
 Netherlands
Rating
 (2.6)
Business Focus
universal banking
Country of Origin
 Netherlands
Rating
 (1.0)
Business Focus
retail banking
Country of Origin
 Netherlands
Rating
 (4.0)
Business Focus
retail and corporate banking
Country of Origin
 Netherlands
Rating
 (4.2)
Business Focus
retail banking
Country of Origin
 Netherlands
Rating
 (2.6)
Business Focus
retail banking
Country of Origin
 Netherlands
Rating
n/a
Business Focus
retail and business banking
Country of Origin
 United Kingdom
Rating
 (1.8)
Business Focus
retail banking
Country of Origin
 United Kingdom
Rating
n/a
Business Focus
retail and corporate banking
Country of Origin
 Sweden
Rating
n/a
Business Focus
retail and corporate banking
Country of Origin
 United Kingdom
Rating
 (3.0)
Business Focus
regional retail banking
Country of Origin
 Netherlands
Rating
 (2.3)
Business Focus
retail and corporate banking
Country of Origin
 Turkey
Rating
n/a
Business Focus
direct retail banking
Country of Origin
 Netherlands
Rating
 (4.4)
Business Focus
banking for Moroccan community
Country of Origin
 Morocco
Rating
 (2.8)
Business Focus
banking for Moroccan and Tunisian community
Country of Origin
 Morocco
Rating
 (1.3)
Business Focus
retail banking
Country of Origin
 Netherlands
Rating
 (4.0)
Business Focus
retail and corporate banking
Country of Origin
 Netherlands
Rating
 (3.3)
Business Focus
retail banking
Country of Origin
 Netherlands
Rating
 (4.0)
Business Focus
retail banking
Country of Origin
 Belgium
Rating
 (2.5)
Business Focus
retail banking, insurance
Country of Origin
 Netherlands
Rating
n/a

ING Bank NV

ING Bank is a member of ING Group, a financial company specializing in insurance and banking. ING Bank is a universal bank offering a wide range of products and services to individuals, families, small businesses, large corporations, financial institutions, governments, public and private institutions and supranational bodies. ING Bank is a market leader in "Benelux" countries (the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg) where it currently has strong market positions in retail and commercial banking.

ING Bank NV is the 1st largest bank in the Netherlands in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 887,01 bln EUR. In 2018 the bank's net income was 4 607,00 mln EUR.

Services
retail banking
private banking
commercial banking
insurance
Area Served
Netherlands
Products

Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A.

Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. (commonly known as Rabobank Nederland) was established in 1898 as a rural credit cooperative and is a head bank of Rabobank Group, an international financial services provider, active in the areas of banking, asset management, leasing, insurance and real estate. Rabobank Nederland provides a wide range of retail banking products and services to individuals and business customers.

Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. is the 2nd largest bank in the Netherlands in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 601,52 bln EUR. In 2018 the bank's net income was 2 944,00 mln EUR.

Services
retail banking
private banking
corporate banking
insurance
Area Served
Netherlands
Germany
Products

ABN AMRO Bank NV

ABN AMRO Bank serves retail, private and corporate banking clients with a primary focus on the Netherlands. ABN AMRO Bank is one of the largest banks of the Netherlands. The bank also conducts selected operations internationally. ABN AMRO Bank offers a comprehensive range of products and services via multichannel distribution including mobile applications and internet banking. In particular, MoneYou is a subsidiary of ABN AMRO Bank, specialising in online financial services (savings, mortgages and consumer loans) for retail clients and also offering savings products outside the Netherlands (Germany, Belgium and Austria). ABN AMRO Bank NV is the head bank of ABN AMRO Group (Netherlands).

ABN AMRO Bank NV is the 3rd largest bank in the Netherlands in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 381,30 bln EUR. In 2018 the bank's net income was 2 325,00 mln EUR.

Services
retail banking
private banking
corporate banking
insurance
Clients
private individuals
companies
Area Served
Netherlands
internationally
Products

de Volksbank NV

Established in 1817, SNS Bank was the first savings bank in the Netherlands. "SNS" stands for Samenwerkende Nederlandse Spaarbanken (eng: "Co-operating Dutch Savings banks"). The bank is focused on providing savings, mortgage and payment products to domestic companies and indiviuals.

Since 1 January 2017, SNS Bank operates as 'de Volksbank' to underline that the bank is a stable bank providing simple, useful and affordable products and taking responsibility. Also since 1 January 2017, ASN Bank, Regio Bank, SNS Bank, BGL Wonen Bank and Zwitserleven operate using the single banking license of de Volksbank.

de Volksbank NV is the 4th largest bank in the Netherlands in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 60 948,00 mln EUR. In 2018 the bank's net income was 268,00 mln EUR.

Services
retail banking
Area Served
Netherlands
Products

NIBC Bank NV

Founded in 1945 to finance ­entrepreneurs, NIBC Bank is a Dutch bank operating in "BeNeLux" countries and in Germany. The bank provides banking products to corporate and individual clients. NIBC Bank is focused on corporate customers from specific sectors such as the food industry, agriculture and retail, manufacturing, technology, media and services, commercial real estate, shipping, oil & gas services, infrastructure and renewable energy. Business activities for individuals are dominated by residential mortgages and savings products. The savings products are offered via its subsidiary NIBC Direct.

NIBC Bank NV is the 5th largest bank in the Netherlands in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 21 716,00 mln EUR. In 2018 the bank's net income was 241,00 mln EUR.

Nationale-Nederlanden Bank NV

Nationale-Nederlanden Bank NV is a member of NN Group, an insurance and asset management company. Nationale-Nederlanden Bank provides retail banking products and services including savings, investments, payment cards mortgages and consumer loans. Nationale-Nederlanden Bank offers its products both directly and indirectly via independent consultants.

Nationale-Nederlanden Bank NV is the 6th largest bank in the Netherlands in terms of total assets. In 2018 its total assets were 21 511,76 mln EUR. In 2018 the bank's net income was 75,79 mln EUR.

Services
retail banking
insurance
Area Served
Netherlands
Products

AEGON Bank NV

AEGON Bank N.V. is a subsidiary of AEDON N.V., a Dutch company specializing in life insurance, pension and asset management products. AEGON Bank N.V. provides retail banking products, mainly deposit accounts and mortgage loans.

Services
retail banking
Area Served
Netherlands
Products

HSBC France, Amsterdam Branch

HSBC France is focused on assisting French companies in their international development and on assisting individuals in managing their wealth. HSBC France offers financial services to businesses and individuals, including their personal banking needs, asset management, private banking, business and investors, as well as international markets. HSBC France, Amsterdam Branch operates as a branch of HSBC France (France).

Lloyds Bank GmbH

Lloyds Bank is a member of Lloyds Banking Group. The group was establsihed in 2009 as a result of the merger of several well-known British financial institutions, including Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland. Lloyds Banking Group is active in the Netherlands since 1966 with banking products and services for individuals and businesses. In 1999 Lloyds Bank became the first bank in the Netherlands offering mortgage loans online. Now Lloyds Bank provides mortgage loans both directly to consumers via the Internet, or indirectly through independent agents. Savings accounts are offered only directly to consumers (via the Internet).

Svenska Handelsbanken AB (publ)

Svenska Handelsbanken (Netherlands) offer a full range of banking products and services, including international financing and cash management solutions to private individuals, self-employed professionals and corporate customers.

Habibsons Bank Limited

Habibsons Bank provides commercial banking services to individuals and business customers. Habibsons Bank offers investment banking services, loans, lines of credit, acceptance of funds, money markets, international currency, fiduciary deposits and correspondent banking. Habibsons Bank is a member of Habib Group (Pakistan). Habibsons Bank Limited operates as a branch of Habibsons Bank Limited (United Kingdom).

RegioBank NV

RegioBank N.V. provides a broad range of retail banking products, deliberately having offices in villages and small towns. RegioBank N.V. is a subsidiary of de Volksbank and operates using the banking license of de Volksbank.

GarantiBank International NV

Established in 1946, Garanti Bank a Turkish universal bank operating in corporate, retail, private and investment banking, and payment systems. Through its subsidiaries Garanti Bank offers pension and life insurance, leasing, factoring, brokerage, and asset management services.

bunq BV

Launched in 2015, bunq B.V. is an innovative direct bank, focused on providing banking products online using its mobile application. bunq B.V. offers current accounts, payment cards to both natural persons and business customers.

Services
retail banking
Clients
natural persons
businesses
Area Served
Switzerland
Gibraltar
Austria
Belgium
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
United Kingdom
Products

Banque Chaabi du Maroc S.A., Amsterdam Branch

Banque Chaabi du Maroc was established in 1972 and is a member of the largest banking group in Morocco, the Groupe Banque Populaire. Chaabi Bank in Europe offers retail and corporate banking products and services to the Moroccan community living in Europe. Banque Chaabi du Maroc S.A., Amsterdam Branch operates as a branch of Banque Chaabi du Maroc (France).

Attijariwafa Bank Europe S.A.

Established in 2006, Attijariwafa Bank is focused on providing innovative financial solutions to Moroccan and Tunisian community living in Europe and facilitating trade between European and North and West African companies. Attijariwafa Bank provides retail and corporate banking products and services. Attijariwafa Bank Europe S.A. operates as a branch of Attijariwafa bank europe (France).

ASN Bank NV

Established in 1960, ASN Bank N.V. is a sustainable bank offering savings, payment and investment products and services only to natural persons and legal entities who work to benefit people and environment. ASN Bank N.V. is a subsidiary of de Volksbank and operates using the banking license of de Volksbank.

Services
retail banking
Area Served
Netherlands
Products

Credit Europe Bank NV

Credit Europe Bank is headquartered in the Netherlands. Credit Europe Bank provides simple, transparent and competitive products to its clients. The bank specializes in offering its corporate customers a wide range of banking products, including international trade and commodity finance, project finance and working capital loans. Credit Europe Bank also offers banking products to retail and SME customers.

Services
retail banking
corporate banking
Area Served
Netherlands
Products

Demir-Halk Bank (Nederland) NV

Demir-Halk Bank (DHB Bank) is a Dutch bank, established as a joint venture between HCBG Holding (Netherlands) and Türkiye Halk Bankasi (Turkey). Demir-Halk Bank provides a broad range of retail banking products from deposit and savings accounts to retail and mortgage loans. Demir-Halk Bank also delivers finance services to Turkish commercial ventures abroad and/or to their European business partners.

Argenta Spaarbank NV

Argenta Spaarbank N.V. (eng - Argenta Savings Bank) operates in the Netherlands as a branch of Argenta Spaarbank NV (Belgium). Argenta Spaarbank N.V. started offering mortgage loans in the Netherlands in 1997 through intermediaries. Since 2004 Argenta Spaarbank N.V. has been also providing savings accounts and insurance products.

ASR Bank NV

ASR Bank N.V. is a 100%-owned subsidiary of a Dutch insurance company ASR. ASR Bank is focused on providing mortgage loans and savings and investment products to the Dutch retail market. These products are sold via intermediaries and via the bank's website.

Services
retail banking
insurance
Area Served
Netherlands
Products

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