European Leaders

Author: Andrew Cunningham

SAFEST COMMERCIAL BANKS 2014

Rank
BANK
Fitch
Moody’s
S&P
Total Score
Assets $mn
Statement Date
Country

1

TD Bank Group

AA-

Aa1

AA-

23

824,916

10/31/13

Canada

2

DBS Bank

AA-

Aa1

AA-

23

317,729

12/31/13

Singapore

3

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation

AA-

Aa1

AA-

23

267,485

12/31/13

Singapore

4

United Overseas Bank

AA-

Aa1

AA-

23

224,634

12/31/13

Singapore

5

Rabobank

AA-

Aa2

AA-

22

929,719

12/31/13

Netherlands

6

Royal Bank of Canada

AA

Aa3

AA-

22

823,278

10/31/13

Canada

7

National Australia Bank

AA-

Aa2

AA-

22

752,585

9/30/13

Australia

8

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

AA-

Aa2

AA-

22

698,745

6/30/13

Australia

9

ANZ Group

AA-

Aa2

AA-

22

654,432

9/30/13

Australia

10

Westpac

AA-

Aa2

AA-

22

648,485

9/30/13

Australia

11

Nordea

AA-

Aa3

AA-

21

869,444

12/31/13

Sweden

12

Bank of Nova Scotia

AA-

Aa2

A+

21

711,350

10/31/13

Canada

13

Svenska Handelsbanken

AA-

Aa3

AA-

21

387,591

12/31/13

Sweden

14

Hang Seng Bank

A+

Aa2

AA-

21

147,511

12/31/13

Hong Kong

15

Caisse centrale Desjardins

AA-

Aa2

A+

21

32,691

12/31/13

Canada

16

HSBC

AA-

Aa3

A+

20

2,671,318

12/31/13

United Kingdom

17

Bank of Montreal

AA-

Aa3

A+

20

513,867

10/31/13

Canada

18

CIBC

AA-

Aa3

A+

20

381,015

10/31/13

Canada

19

HSBC France

AA-

A1

AA-

20

288,089

12/31/13

France

20

Pohjola Bank

A+

Aa3

AA-

20

139,265

12/31/13

Finland

21

CoBank

AA-

N/R

AA-

20

97,644

12/31/13

United States

22

AgriBank

AA-

N/R

AA-

20

87,726

12/31/13

United States

23

National Bank of Kuwait

AA-

Aa3

A+

20

65,958

12/31/13

Kuwait

24

AgFirst

AA-

N/R

AA-

20

28,844

12/31/13

United States

25

DZ Bank

A+

A1

AA-

19

533,689

12/31/13

Germany

26

BNY Mellon

AA-

A1

A+

19

374,310

12/31/13

United States

27

U.S. Bancorp

AA-

A1

A+

19

364,021

12/31/13

United States

28

Qatar National Bank

A+

Aa3

A+

19

121,837

12/31/13

Qatar

29

Samba Financial Group

A+

Aa3

A+

19

54,676

12/31/13

Saudi Arabia

30

Deutsche Apotheker- und Ärztebank

A+

A1

AA-

19

47,845

12/31/13

Germany

31

Banco de Chile*

N/R

Aa3

A+

18.5

49,356

12/31/13

Chile

32

BNP Paribas

A+

A1

A+

18

2,482,608

12/31/13

France

33

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ*

A

Aa3

A+

18

1,889,476

9/30/13

Japan

34

Wells Fargo

AA-

A2

A+

18

1,527,015

12/31/13

United States

35

Standard Chartered

AA-

A2

A+

18

674,380

12/31/13

United Kingdom

36

Banque Fédérative du Crédit Mutuel

A+

Aa3

A

18

551,269

12/31/13

France

37

SEB

A+

A1

A+

18

386,817

12/31/13

Sweden

38

Swedbank

A+

A1

A+

18

283,447

12/31/13

Sweden

39

State Street

A+

A1

A+

18

243,291

12/31/13

United States

40

National Bank of Canada

A+

Aa3

A

18

179,996

10/31/13

Canada

41

Shizuoka Bank

A

Aa3

A+

18

103,113

3/31/14

Japan

42

Northern Trust

AA-

A2

A+

18

102,947

12/31/13

United States

43

Al Rajhi Bank

A+

A1

A+

18

74,632

12/31/13

Saudi Arabia

44

Suncorp Metway

A+

A1

A+

18

57,409

6/30/13

Australia

45

Riyad Bank

A+

A1

A+

18

54,732

12/31/13

Saudi Arabia

46

Banco Santander Chile

A+

Aa3

A

18

51,734

12/31/12

Chile

47

Norinchukin Bank*

N/R

A1

A+

17

845,580

12/31/13

Japan

48

DnB

N/R

A1

A+

17

351,217

12/31/13

Norway

49

Shinkin Central Bank

N/R

A1

A+

17

325,217

6/30/13

Japan

50

WGZ Bank

A+

A1

N/R

17

125,397

12/31/13

Germany

  • Source for ratings: Fitch Ratings, Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s Investors Service
  • Soruce for Reporting Assets: Fitch Solutions, except for * Moody’s Investors Service, and ** bank’s financial reports                     
  • Ratings current as of August 14, 2014    


                                                                              

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