Top 100 Banks in the United Kingdom 2018

7 October 2019

In 2018, 100 largest (top) banks in the United Kingdom comprised together 69.38 % of the country's banking assets. Slightly more than the half of these banks (61) have domestic capital, while 39 banks are foreign-controlled (representing 21 different countries, namely United States, Spain, Switzerland, Japan, China, Canada, Ireland, Bahrain, Brazil, Libya, Jordan, India, Nigeria, Russian Federation, Kuwait, Qatar, Israel, Egypt, Australia, Germany, Luxembourg). The domestic banks usually operate as universal banks, while the foreign-controlled banks are focused on corporate and investment banking. Almost all of the 100 top banks are commercial banks (82), followed by building societies (15).

Out of 100 banks, 69 banks reported an increase in total assets. 76 banks reported annual profit, while 9 reported annual loss (profit and loss data are not available for the building societies).

RankPrev. RankNameTotal Assets (mln)Market ShareAnnual Profit (mln)Country of Origin
11Barclays Bank plc877700.00 GBP9.88%1422.00 GBPGB United Kingdom
22HSBC Bank plc604958.00 GBP6.81%1532.00 GBPGB United Kingdom
35J.P. Morgan Securities plc668042.18 USD5.88%3369.59 USDUS United States
43Lloyds Bank Plc472782.00 GBP5.32%5911.00 GBPGB United Kingdom
57Morgan Stanley Bank International Ltd446199.00 USD3.92%697.00 USDUS United States
66Bank of Scotland343926.00 GBP3.87%1541.00 GBPGB United Kingdom
710Standard Chartered Bank425338.00 USD3.74%1411.00 USDGB United Kingdom
88National Westminster Bank301624.00 GBP3.40%2736.00 GBPGB United Kingdom
99Santander UK283372.00 GBP3.19%1104.00 GBPES Spain
10175Barclays Bank UK Plc251305.00 GBP2.83%1115.00 GBPGB United Kingdom
114NATWEST MARKETS PLC242041.00 GBP2.72%1217.00 GBPGB United Kingdom
12n/aHSBC UK Bank Plc238939.00 GBP2.69%763.00 GBPGB United Kingdom
1311Nationwide Building Society229098.00 GBP2.58% GB United Kingdom
1412Credit Suisse International231753.00 USD2.04%59.00 USDCH Switzerland
16197Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets Plc70434.00 GBP0.79%106.00 GBPGB United Kingdom
1724Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation61097.90 USD0.54%213.20 USDJP Japan
1818Virgin Money Plc44790.90 GBP0.50%71.00 GBPGB United Kingdom
1916Clydesdale Bank plc43583.00 GBP0.49%-239.00 GBPGB United Kingdom
2021Coventry Building Society42572.50 GBP0.48% GB United Kingdom
2120Yorkshire Building Society42047.20 GBP0.47% GB United Kingdom
2217TSB Bank Plc41138.60 GBP0.46%-59.10 GBPES Spain
2315Goldman Sachs International Bank38750.19 EUR0.39%61.50 EURUS United States
2423Coutts & Company34280.00 GBP0.39%232.00 GBPGB United Kingdom
2526The Co-operative Bank plc23102.80 GBP0.26%-68.70 GBPGB United Kingdom
2631Metro Bank Plc21647.00 GBP0.24%27.10 GBPGB United Kingdom
2728Skipton Building Society21023.60 GBP0.24% GB United Kingdom
2830ICBC Standard Bank Plc24574.50 USD0.22%-14.80 USDCN China
2929Scotiabank Europe plc24515.55 USD0.22%77.41 USDCA Canada
3027FCE Bank plc19006.00 GBP0.21%209.00 GBPGB United Kingdom
3132Investec Bank Plc18643.49 GBP0.21%97.84 GBPGB United Kingdom
3233Leeds Building Society18484.00 GBP0.21% GB United Kingdom
3334Mizuho International plc15517.30 GBP0.17%27.60 GBPJP Japan
3435Tesco Personal Finance PLC14312.40 GBP0.16%141.10 GBPGB United Kingdom
3539The Bank of New York Mellon (International) L...12388.37 GBP0.14%224.59 GBPUS United States
3637AIB Group (UK) Plc11869.00 GBP0.13%111.00 GBPIE Ireland
3736Ulster Bank Ltd11641.00 GBP0.13%47.00 GBPGB United Kingdom
3841OneSavings Bank Plc10569.50 GBP0.12%140.30 GBPGB United Kingdom
39n/aAldermore Bank Plc10467.40 GBP0.12%155.90 GBPGB United Kingdom
4042Close Brothers Limited9395.50 GBP0.11%186.80 GBPGB United Kingdom
4143Principality Building Society9262.60 GBP0.10% GB United Kingdom
42n/aBarclays Execution Services Limited9190.43 GBP0.09%263.07 GBPGB United Kingdom
4349Sainsbury's Bank plc7765.00 GBP0.09%19.00 GBPGB United Kingdom
4452Gulf International Bank (UK) Limited9609.48 USD0.08%23.65 USDBH Bahrain
4555Paragon Bank Plc7488.86 GBP0.08%156.43 GBPGB United Kingdom
4638J.P. Morgan Europe Limited9533.72 USD0.08%125.30 USDUS United States
4746Charter Court Financial Services6878.80 GBP0.08%86.30 GBPGB United Kingdom
4851Shawbrook Bank Limited6805.60 GBP0.08%82.00 GBPGB United Kingdom
4945HSBC Private Bank (UK) Limited6404.24 GBP0.07%31.51 GBPGB United Kingdom
5013Santander Financial Services plc6088.00 GBP0.07%19.20 GBPES Spain
5148West Bromwich Building Society5781.50 GBP0.07% GB United Kingdom
5250Marks & Spencer Financial Services Ltd5569.90 GBP0.06%19.04 GBPGB United Kingdom
5357Itau BBA International Plc6859.78 USD0.06%105.54 USDBR Brazil
5453Morgan Stanley Bank International Limited5178.71 GBP0.06%27.69 GBPUS United States
5547Nomura Bank International plc6327.14 USD0.06%10.31 USDJP Japan
5656C Hoare & Co4573.11 GBP0.05%23.94 GBPGB United Kingdom
5759Nottingham Building Society3900.40 GBP0.04% GB United Kingdom
5862British Arab Commercial Bank Plc3893.85 GBP0.04%-35.31 GBPGB United Kingdom
5958Newcastle Building Society3762.10 GBP0.04% GB United Kingdom
6160Credit Suisse (UK) Limited3502.34 GBP0.04%29.20 GBPCH Switzerland
6261EUROPE ARAB BANK PLC3252.94 GBP0.04%7.55 GBPJO Jordan
6365EFG Private Bank Limited3073.24 GBP0.03%35.89 GBPCH Switzerland
6468ICICI Bank UK Ltd3884.34 USD0.03%-25.55 USDIN India
6566FBN Bank (UK) Ltd2813.63 GBP0.03%-36.47 GBPNG Nigeria
6667Rathbone Investment Management Limited2616.72 GBP0.03%47.83 GBPGB United Kingdom
6769Capital One Bank(Europe) plc2553.16 GBP0.03%112.62 GBPUS United States
6871Cumberland Building Society2522.77 GBP0.03% GB United Kingdom
6977Secure Trust Bank plc2444.30 GBP0.03%28.30 GBPGB United Kingdom
7075Ahli United Bank (UK) Plc2909.86 USD0.03%35.19 USDBH Bahrain
7170Schroder & Co Ltd2271.86 GBP0.03%47.77 GBPGB United Kingdom
7284Arbuthnot Latham & Co Limited2170.71 GBP0.02%12.98 GBPGB United Kingdom
7374ICBC (London) Plc2374.63 EUR0.02%25.37 EURCN China
7454VTB Capital plc2692.64 USD0.02%-63.95 USDRU Russian Federation
7579National Counties Building Society2021.78 GBP0.02% GB United Kingdom
7672National Bank of Kuwait (International) plc2557.42 USD0.02%16.29 USDKW Kuwait
7782Al Rayan Bank Plc1965.68 GBP0.02%6.43 GBPQA Qatar
7880Vanquis Bank Limited1958.60 GBP0.02%145.90 GBPGB United Kingdom
79117Atom Bank Plc1957.33 GBP0.02%-53.35 GBPGB United Kingdom
8078Cynergy Bank LTD1955.02 GBP0.02%4.60 GBPGB United Kingdom
8188The Access Bank UK Limited1910.88 GBP0.02%26.06 GBPNG Nigeria
8283Progressive Building Society1787.92 GBP0.02% GB United Kingdom
83111Oaknorth Bank PLC1770.81 GBP0.02%26.58 GBPGB United Kingdom
8486Bank of China (UK) Ltd1630.98 GBP0.02%51.12 GBPCN China
8585Bank Leumi (UK) plc1536.58 GBP0.02%10.91 GBPIL Israel
8692ZENITH BANK (UK) LIMITED1904.34 USD0.02%27.51 USDNG Nigeria
8890Julian Hodge Bank Limited1363.40 GBP0.02%5.50 GBPGB United Kingdom
8997Bank of London and The Middle East plc1272.95 GBP0.01%10.67 GBPGB United Kingdom
9094Cambridge Building Society1230.77 GBP0.01% GB United Kingdom
91105Macquarie Bank International Ltd1199.67 GBP0.01%6.98 GBPAU Australia
9298United Trust Bank Limited1186.42 GBP0.01%25.17 GBPGB United Kingdom
93100Crown Agents Bank Ltd1135.54 GBP0.01%3.67 GBPGB United Kingdom
9496CAF Bank Ltd1106.26 GBP0.01%4.49 GBPGB United Kingdom
9581DB UK Bank Limited1086.72 GBP0.01%72.73 GBPDE Germany
9699Unity Trust Bank plc1076.89 GBP0.01%5.97 GBPGB United Kingdom
9789Punjab National Bank (International) Limited1202.02 EUR0.01%5.89 EURIN India
9895Monmouthshire Building Society1059.05 GBP0.01% GB United Kingdom
99102Leek United Building Society1039.42 GBP0.01% GB United Kingdom
100109Brown Shipley & Co Limited1036.57 GBP0.01%4.20 GBPLU Luxembourg

Total assets and annual profit are provided in mln EUR, GBP and USD.

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