Top Rated Banks

Credit Rating is an opinion of a credit rating agency about credit worthiness of a company or a government. Althouhg being debatable and contradictive, сredit ratings remain the most popular and well-known parameter to estimate a bank's reliability.

The table below provides a list of European 100 banks having the highest long-term credit ratings assigned by Fitch, Moody's, S&P as of April 2016. Long-term credit rating is an agency's view of a credit institution’s relative vulnerability to default on its financial obligations in a long-term period.

RankNameCountryFitchMoody'sS&P
1 Zürcher KantonalbankSwitzerlandAAAAaaAAA
2 Landwirtschaftliche RentenbankGermanyAAAAaaAAA
3 Landeskreditbank Baden-Württemberg - Förderbank -GermanyAAAAaaAAA
4 Kreditanstalt für WiederaufbauGermanyAAAAaa
5 N.V. Bank Nederlandse GemeentenNetherlandsAaaAAA
6 Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V.NetherlandsAaaAAA
7 LfA Förderbank BayernGermanyAaa
8 Kommuninvest i Sverige ABSwedenAaa
9 KommuneKreditDenmarkAaa
10 Investitionsbank Schleswig-HolsteinGermanyAAA
11 Investitionsbank BerlinGermanyAAA
12 Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AktiengesellschaftAustriaAaaAA+
13 NRW.BANKGermanyAAAAa1AA-
14 Banque et Caisse d’Epargne de l’Etat, LuxembourgLuxembourgAa2AA+
15 Svenska Handelsbanken ABSwedenAA-Aa2AA-
16 DEUTSCHE APOTHEKER- UND ÄRZTEBANK EGGermanyAA-Aa1AA-
17 The Bank of New York Mellon SABelgiumAA-Aa1AA-
18 Aktiebolaget Svensk ExportkreditSwedenAa1AA+
19 Euroclear BankBelgiumAA+AA
20 Nordea Bank Danmark A/SDenmarkAA-Aa3AA-
21 Banque Pictet & Cie SASwitzerlandAA-Aa2
22 St.Galler Kantonalbank AGSwitzerlandAa1
23 Banque Cantonale VaudoiseSwitzerlandAa2AA
24 Berner Kantonalbank AGSwitzerlandAa1
25 Nordea Bank Finland AbpFinlandAA-Aa3AA-
26 Nordea Bank ABSwedenAA-Aa3AA-
27 NORDEA BANK NORGE ASANorwayAA-Aa3AA-
28 Westpac Europe LtdUnited KingdomAa2AA-
29 Elavon Financial Services LimitedIrelandAAAa2
30 EAA Covered Bond Bank plcIrelandAa1
31 WGZ BANK AG Westdeutsche Genossenschafts-ZentralbankGermanyAA-Aa1
32 Caisse des dépôts et consignations - section généraleFranceAa2AA
33 DBS Bank LimitedUnited Kingdom(P)Aa1
34 Clearstream Banking S.A.LuxembourgAAAA
35 Aargauische KantonalbankSwitzerlandAA+
36 Schwyzer KantonalbankSwitzerlandAA+
37 PostFinance AGSwitzerlandAA+
38 Raiffeisen-Gruppe exkl. Notenstein Privatbank AGSwitzerlandAa2
39 Westpac Banking CorporationUnited Kingdom(P)Aa2
40 Swedbank Hypotek ABSwedenAa3AA-
41 Münchener Hypothekenbank eGGermanyAA-Aa3
42 CIBC World Markets plcUnited KingdomAA-Aa3
43 Bank Julius Bär & Co. AGSwitzerlandAa2
44 The Korea Development Bank - London BranchUnited KingdomAa2
45 Bpifrance FinancementFranceAa2
46 Rabobank Curaçao N.V.Curacao(P)Aa2
47Raiffeisenbank (group)GermanyAA-AA-
48Volksbank (group)GermanyAA-AA-
49 EDEKABANK AktiengesellschaftGermanyAA-AA-
50 Raiffeisenkasse Erbes-Büdesheim und Umgebung eGGermanyAA-AA-
51 Spar- und Kreditbank Bühlertal eGGermanyAA-AA-
52VR-Bank (group)GermanyAA-AA-
53 Bankverein Bebra eGGermanyAA-AA-
54 Evangelische Bank eGGermanyAA-AA-
55 Bank für Kirche und Caritas eGGermanyAA-AA-
56RAIFFEISENBANK (group)GermanyAA-AA-

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