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Economy and Banking Sector of Malta

Major Banks of Malta

Rank
1
Total Assets
10 682.29 mln EUR  (+8.38%)
Market Share
41.06 %
Rank
2
Total Assets
5 697.40 mln EUR  (+1.47%)
Market Share
21.90 %
Rank
3
Total Assets
1 811.91 mln EUR  (-34.69%)
Market Share
6.96 %
Rank
4
Total Assets
1 531.15 mln USD  (+20.25%)
Market Share
5.88 %
Rank
5
Total Assets
1 285.00 mln EUR  (+15.56%)
Market Share
4.94 %
Rank
6
Total Assets
843.69 mln EUR  (+11.14%)
Market Share
3.24 %
Rank
7
Total Assets
618.00 mln EUR  (-12.34%)
Market Share
2.38 %

Bank of Valletta plc

Bank of Valletta was founded in 1974. In 1992 Band of Valletta became the first public company listed on the Malta Stock Exchange. Bank of Valletta offers personal and business banking products and services insurance services as well as administration and management services to various types of investment funds.

Services
Personal Banking
Business Banking

Bank of Valletta plc is the 1st largest bank in Malta in terms of total assets. In 2016 its total assets were 10 682,29 mln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 41.06%. In 2016 the bank's net income was 94,18 mln EUR.

Bank of Valletta plc is rated by Fitch. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is BBB+ (good credit quality). Bank of Valletta plc participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Malta.This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.

HSBC Bank Malta plc

HSBC Bank Malta plc was registered in Malta under the name Mid-Med Bank Limited. In 1993 ordinary shares of Mid-Med Bank were listed on the Malta Stock Exchange.In 1997 the bank changed its legal form to public limited liability company. In 1999 the bank changed its name again to HSBC Bank Malta plc. HSBC Bank Malta plc provides a comprehensive range of financial services including retail banking and wealth management, commercial banking and global banking and markets.

Services
Retail Banking
Wealth Management
Commercial Banking
Global Banking and Markets

HSBC Bank Malta plc is the 2nd largest bank in Malta in terms of total assets. In 2016 its total assets were 5 697,40 mln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 21.90%. In 2016 the bank's net income was 42,69 mln EUR.

HSBC Bank Malta plc participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Malta.This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.

MeDirect Bank (Malta) plc

Established in 2004, MeDirect Bank (formerly Mediterranean Bank) is a specialist bank, focusing on provision of savings products, and wealth management and investment services.In July 2009, Mediterranean Bank was acquired by a new shareholder - a fund managed by AnaCap Financial Partners LLP, a UK private equity firm, and was recapitalised.

Services
Retail Banking
Corporate Banking

MeDirect Bank (Malta) plc is the 3rd largest bank in Malta in terms of total assets. In 2016 its total assets were 1 811,91 mln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 6.96%. In 2016 the bank's net income was 11,12 mln EUR.

MeDirect Bank (Malta) plc participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Malta.This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.

FIMBANK plc

FIMBank (before 2003 - First International Merchant Bank) started operations in 1995; in 2001 its shares were listed on the Malta Stock Exchange. FIMBank plc is headquartered in St. Julian’s is a member of one of the biggest diversified holding companies in the Middle East, the KIPCO Group. FIMBank specializes in provider trade finance, factoring and forfaiting solutions, with a global presence in various important financial and trading centres.

Services
Retail Banking
Corporate Banking

Products

FIMBANK plc is the 4th largest bank in Malta in terms of total assets. In 2016 its total assets were 1 531,15 mln USD, providing the bank with the market share of 5.88%. In 2016 the bank's net income was 340 382,00 USD.

FIMBANK plc is rated by Fitch. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Fitch is BB- (speculative). FIMBANK plc participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Malta.This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.

APS Bank Ltd

APS Bank is a Maltese credit institution established in 1910. APS Bank specializes in providing retail banking products and services, including deposit accounts, consumer and mortgage loans. APS Bank also offers corporate banking and wealth management. The major shareholder of APS Bank is the Archdiocese of Malta and Gozo.

Services
Retail Banking
Corporate Banking
Wealth Management

APS Bank Ltd is the 5th largest bank in Malta in terms of total assets. In 2016 its total assets were 1 285,00 mln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 4.94%.

APS Bank Ltd participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Malta.This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.

Lombard Bank Malta plc

Lombard Bank Malta plc was initially established in Malta in 1955 and was nationalised in 1975. In 1991 the Government of Malta sold its equity in Lombard Bank, which was then listed on the Malta Stock Exchange in 1994. Lombard Bank Malta provides a range of retail, private and corporate banking products and services.

Services
Retail Banking
Private Banking
Wealth Management
Corporate Banking

Lombard Bank Malta plc is the 6th largest bank in Malta in terms of total assets. In 2016 its total assets were 843,69 mln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 3.24%. In 2016 the bank's net income was 4,53 mln EUR.

Lombard Bank Malta plc participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Malta.This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.

Commbank Europe Ltd

CommBank Europe Ltd is a subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia, a multi-national Australian bank presenting across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific regions. CommBank Europe Ltd was registered in Malta in 2005 and mainly focuses on infrastructure and utilities solutions, corporate lending and asset finance solutions to its clients in Europe.

Services
Corporate Lending
Asset Finance

Commbank Europe Ltd is the 7th largest bank in Malta in terms of total assets. In 2016 its total assets were 618,00 mln EUR, providing the bank with the market share of 2.38%.

Commbank Europe Ltd participates in deposit guarantee scheme of Malta.This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.

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