Top 100 Banks in the United Kingdom 2019

20 September 2020

In 2019, 100 largest (top) banks in the United Kingdom comprised together 70.68 % of the country’s banking assets. Slightly more than the half of these banks (57) have domestic capital, while 43 banks are foreign-controlled (representing 23 different countries, namely United States, Spain, Switzerland, Canada, Japan, Sweden, China, Ireland, Brazil, Jordan, Libya, India, Nigeria, Bahrain, France, Qatar, Kuwait, Russian Federation, Egypt, the Netherlands, Australia, Israel, Germany). 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, 65 banks reported an increase in total assets. 67 banks reported annual profit, while 20 reported annual loss (profit and loss data are not available for the building societies).

Rank Prev. Rank Name Total Assets (mln) Market Share Annual Profit (mln) Country of Origin
1 1 Barclays Bank plc 876672.00 GBP 9.63% 2780.00 GBP  United Kingdom
2 2 HSBC Bank plc 636491.00 GBP 6.99% -991.00 GBP  United Kingdom
3 4 Lloyds Bank Plc 505750.00 GBP 5.56% 2157.00 GBP  United Kingdom
4 3 J.P. Morgan Securities plc 658175.96 USD 5.48% 2041.37 USD  United States
5 6 Bank of Scotland 381502.00 GBP 4.19% 674.00 GBP  United Kingdom
6 5 Morgan Stanley Bank International Ltd 502508.00 USD 4.18% 549.00 USD  United States
7 8 National Westminster Bank 310954.00 GBP 3.42% 884.00 GBP  United Kingdom
8 7 Standard Chartered Bank 388141.00 USD 3.23% -3650.00 USD  United Kingdom
9 9 Santander UK 281702.00 GBP 3.09% 733.00 GBP  Spain
10 10 Barclays Bank UK Plc 258398.00 GBP 2.84% 156.00 GBP  United Kingdom
11 12 HSBC UK Bank Plc 257102.00 GBP 2.82% 516.00 GBP  United Kingdom
12 11 NATWEST MARKETS PLC 248053.00 GBP 2.72% -121.00 GBP  United Kingdom
13 13 Nationwide Building Society 238301.00 GBP 2.62%  United Kingdom
14 14 Credit Suisse International 233678.00 USD 1.94% 336.00 USD  Switzerland
15 15 BARCLAYS CAPITAL SECURITIES LIMITED 93822.82 GBP 1.03% 109.38 GBP  United Kingdom
16 n/a The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc 90602.00 GBP 1.00% 660.00 GBP  United Kingdom
17 16 Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets Plc 79702.00 GBP 0.88% 445.00 GBP  United Kingdom
18 19 Clydesdale Bank plc 47960.00 GBP 0.53% -139.00 GBP  United Kingdom
19 20 Coventry Building Society 46070.90 GBP 0.51%  United Kingdom
20 n/a RBC Europe Limited 44888.98 GBP 0.49% 50.65 GBP  Canada
21 21 Yorkshire Building Society 43054.70 GBP 0.47%  United Kingdom
22 22 TSB Bank Plc 39535.90 GBP 0.43% 21.90 GBP  Spain
23 23 Goldman Sachs International Bank 45412.13 EUR 0.42% 117.74 EUR  United States
24 17 Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation 48009.30 USD 0.40% 275.30 USD  Japan
25 24 Coutts & Company 34037.00 GBP 0.37% 220.00 GBP  United Kingdom
26 n/a Handelsbanken plc 31561.73 GBP 0.35% 183.54 GBP  Sweden
27 25 The Co-operative Bank plc 23435.50 GBP 0.26% -153.00 GBP  United Kingdom
28 27 Skipton Building Society 23204.40 GBP 0.25%  United Kingdom
29 26 Metro Bank Plc 21400.00 GBP 0.24% -182.60 GBP  United Kingdom
30 29 Scotiabank Europe plc 27655.28 USD 0.23% 72.70 USD  Canada
31 31 Investec Bank Plc 20582.14 GBP 0.23% 159.28 GBP  United Kingdom
32 30 FCE Bank plc 20539.00 GBP 0.23% 224.00 GBP  United Kingdom
33 32 Leeds Building Society 19390.10 GBP 0.21%  United Kingdom
34 33 Mizuho International plc 19384.10 GBP 0.21% -19.50 GBP  Japan
35 28 ICBC Standard Bank Plc 24425.50 USD 0.20% -248.20 USD  China
36 34 Tesco Personal Finance PLC 15355.80 GBP 0.17% 143.30 GBP  United Kingdom
37 38 OneSavings Bank Plc 13469.90 GBP 0.15% 158.80 GBP  United Kingdom
38 39 Aldermore Bank Plc 12471.90 GBP 0.14% 102.10 GBP  United Kingdom
39 36 AIB Group (UK) Plc 11652.00 GBP 0.13% 106.00 GBP  Ireland
40 37 Ulster Bank Ltd 11236.00 GBP 0.12% 16.00 GBP  United Kingdom
41 35 The Bank of New York Mellon (International) L… 9761.98 GBP 0.11% 32.99 GBP  United States
42 40 Close Brothers Limited 9710.70 GBP 0.11% 191.90 GBP  United Kingdom
43 41 Principality Building Society 9687.40 GBP 0.11%  United Kingdom
44 43 Sainsbury’s Bank plc 8832.00 GBP 0.10% -35.00 GBP  United Kingdom
45 47 Charter Court Financial Services 8719.90 GBP 0.10% 66.00 GBP  United Kingdom
46 45 Paragon Bank Plc 8640.96 GBP 0.09% 97.22 GBP  United Kingdom
47 48 Shawbrook Bank Limited 8248.00 GBP 0.09% 93.80 GBP  United Kingdom
48 42 Barclays Execution Services Limited 7992.73 GBP 0.09% 344.09 GBP  United Kingdom
49 50 Santander Financial Services plc 6733.00 GBP 0.07% -6.70 GBP  Spain
50 52 Marks & Spencer Financial Services Ltd 6030.00 GBP 0.07% -118.56 GBP  United Kingdom
51 51 West Bromwich Building Society 5553.90 GBP 0.06%  United Kingdom
52 54 Morgan Stanley Bank International Limited 5497.26 GBP 0.06% 38.12 GBP  United States
53 56 C Hoare & Co 4863.09 GBP 0.05% 25.76 GBP  United Kingdom
54 202 Citibank UK Limited 4810.64 GBP 0.05% 7.09 GBP  United States
55 53 Itau BBA International Plc 6177.22 USD 0.05% 59.34 USD  Brazil
56 55 Nomura Bank International plc 5999.05 USD 0.05% 6.25 USD  Japan
57 46 J.P. Morgan Europe Limited 5688.65 USD 0.05% 100.63 USD  United States
58 57 Nottingham Building Society 4053.60 GBP 0.04%  United Kingdom
59 59 Newcastle Building Society 3697.80 GBP 0.04%  United Kingdom
60 63 EFG Private Bank Limited 3504.67 GBP 0.04% 10.23 GBP  Switzerland
61 61 Credit Suisse (UK) Limited 3483.98 GBP 0.04% 25.65 GBP  Switzerland
62 66 Rathbone Investment Management Limited 3199.38 GBP 0.04% 41.49 GBP  United Kingdom
63 62 EUROPE ARAB BANK PLC 3052.75 GBP 0.03% 2.24 GBP  Jordan
64 60 ABC INTERNATIONAL BANK PLC 3027.69 GBP 0.03% 16.03 GBP  Libya
65 64 ICICI Bank UK Ltd 3840.16 USD 0.03% -52.87 USD  India
66 58 British Arab Commercial Bank Plc 2779.32 GBP 0.03% 7.63 GBP  United Kingdom
67 79 Atom Bank Plc 2772.30 GBP 0.03% -80.24 GBP  United Kingdom
68 83 Oaknorth Bank PLC 2729.92 GBP 0.03% 49.98 GBP  United Kingdom
69 69 Secure Trust Bank plc 2682.80 GBP 0.03% 31.10 GBP  United Kingdom
70 65 FBN Bank (UK) Ltd 2653.43 GBP 0.03% 26.98 GBP  Nigeria
71 72 Arbuthnot Latham & Co Limited 2584.16 GBP 0.03% 5.37 GBP  United Kingdom
72 68 Cumberland Building Society 2576.80 GBP 0.03%  United Kingdom
73 67 Capital One Bank (Europe) plc 2554.68 GBP 0.03% -34.62 GBP  United States
74 80 Cynergy Bank LTD 2471.90 GBP 0.03% 13.52 GBP  United Kingdom
75 70 Ahli United Bank (UK) Plc 3210.26 USD 0.03% 40.81 USD  Bahrain
76 n/a SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank Limited 2332.60 GBP 0.03% -34.00 GBP  France
77 71 Schroder & Co Ltd 2261.44 GBP 0.02% 42.22 GBP  United Kingdom
78 77 Al Rayan Bank Plc 2247.30 GBP 0.02% 6.11 GBP  Qatar
79 75 National Counties Building Society 2166.48 GBP 0.02%  United Kingdom
80 76 National Bank of Kuwait (International) plc 2647.69 USD 0.02% 25.60 USD  Kuwait
81 73 ICBC (London) Plc 2254.08 EUR 0.02% 18.98 EUR  China
82 78 Vanquis Bank Limited 1889.40 GBP 0.02% 138.60 GBP  United Kingdom
83 82 Progressive Building Society 1839.09 GBP 0.02%  United Kingdom
84 74 VTB Capital plc 2128.02 USD 0.02% -59.13 USD  Russian Federation
85 89 Bank of London and The Middle East plc 1548.60 GBP 0.02% 8.69 GBP  United Kingdom
86 90 Cambridge Building Society 1455.34 GBP 0.02%  United Kingdom
87 87 NATIONAL BANK OF EGYPT (UK) LIMITED 1434.69 GBP 0.02% 0.13 GBP  Egypt
88 92 United Trust Bank Limited 1406.62 GBP 0.02% 22.98 GBP  United Kingdom
89 84 Bank of China (UK) Ltd 1380.33 GBP 0.02% 32.11 GBP  China
90 88 Julian Hodge Bank Limited 1378.70 GBP 0.02% -5.70 GBP  United Kingdom
91 n/a Triodos UK Limited 1378.37 GBP 0.02% 3.63 GBP  Netherlands
92 91 Macquarie Bank International Ltd 1357.49 GBP 0.01% 3.99 GBP  Australia
93 85 Bank Leumi (UK) plc 1334.19 GBP 0.01% 9.96 GBP  Israel
94 106 TD Bank Europe Limited 1325.77 GBP 0.01% 10.83 GBP  Canada
95 95 DB UK Bank Limited 1317.38 GBP 0.01% -12.66 GBP  Germany
96 102 Hampshire Trust Bank plc 1283.90 GBP 0.01% 10.80 GBP  United Kingdom
97 86 ZENITH BANK (UK) LIMITED 1691.57 USD 0.01% 27.51 USD  Nigeria
98 93 Crown Agents Bank Ltd 1209.51 GBP 0.01% 4.18 GBP  United Kingdom
99 n/a Bank Of Baroda (UK) Limited 1155.32 GBP 0.01% -0.34 GBP  India
100 n/a Macquarie Capital (Europe) Limited 1126.63 GBP 0.01% -10.51 GBP  Australia
 

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

See Also

  • Economy and Banking Sector of the United Kingdom
  • List of Banks in the United Kingdom