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Elisabeth Rudman ...
  • Vitaline Yeterian

DBRS Morningstar: European Banking: Key Themes in 2020

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ABN AMRO Bank N.V.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria is an international financial group, engaged primarily on providing banking services and consumer finance to private individuals and businesses in Spain and Portugal; providing real estate activity in Spain; providing services to international companies and investment banking, capital markets and treasury management services to clients; and providing the banking, insurance and pension businesses in Mexico and the U.S., as well as in South America.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.

Banco Santander

Banco Santander is a holding company, providing a range of financial products. Co.'s products and services include: retail banking business that covers all customer banking businesses; wholesale banking business; as well as asset management and insurance business. Co.'s principal operations are in Spain, the U.K., Portugal, Germany, Italy and Latin America. As of Dec 31 2014, Co.'s total assets amounted to Euro1,266,296,000,000 and total customer deposits amounted to Euro647,627,000,000.

Barclays PLC

Barclays PLC

Barclays PLC

Barclays is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. is a financial services provider engaged in retail banking, credit cards, wholesale banking, investment banking, wealth management and investment management services. Co.'s business segments are: Barclays U.K, which provides everyday products and services to retail customers and small to medium sized enterprises; Barclays International, which delivers products and services designed for Co.'s corporate, wholesale and international banking clients; and Head Office, which comprises head office and central support functions (including treasury) and businesses in transition.

BNP Paribas S.A.

BNP Paribas is engaged in the provision of banking and financial services. Co.'s business activities are divided into two segments: Retail Banking & Services and Corporate and Investment Banking. The Retail Banking and Services business includes domestic markets and international financial services. The Corporate and Institutional Banking comprises of corporate banking, global markets, and securities services. Other activities include principal investments, which related to Co.'s central treasury function, some costs related to crossbusiness projects, the residential mortgage lending business of personal finance, and certain investments.

BNP Paribas SA

Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A.

Credit Agricole S.A.

Credit Agricole is active in the market of retail banking and related businesses. Co. provides day-to-day banking, savings products, mortgage and consumer loans, insurance, private banking, asset management, lease finance and factoring, corporate and investment banking. Its activities can be divided into six business lines: French Retail Banking - Regional Banks; French Retail Banking - LCL; International Retail Banking; Specialized Financial Services; Savings Management and Insurance; and Corporate and Investment Banking. Co.'s customers are personal customers, farmers, small businesses, companies and local authorities. As of Dec 31 2013 Co.'s total assets amounted to Euro1,536,873,000,000.

Crédit Agricole S.A.

Credit Agricole S.A. ADS

Deutsche Bank AG

Deutsche Bank is a holding company acting as an international financial service provider. Co. offers a wide variety of investment, financial and related products and services to private individuals, corporate entities and institutional clients around the world. Co. has operations or dealings with existing or potential customers in most countries in the world. Co. is organized into the following six corporate divisions: Global Markets (GM); Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB); Private, Wealth & Commercial Clients (PW&CC); Deutsche Asset Management (Deutsche AM); Postbank (PB); and Non-core Operations Unit (NCOU).

Deutsche Telekom AG

Deutsche Telekom is engaged in the telecommunications services and information technology sectors. Co. operates as an integrated telecommunications provider. It is organized into four operating segments: Germany, Europe, and the United States; and Systems Solutions, as well as Group Headquarters and Shared Services. Co. provides fixed-network lines, broadband lines and mobile communications. Co. also provides customized Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions for corporate customers under the T-Systems brand. The Group Headquarters and Shared Services segment comprises cross-segment management functions, real estate services, and mobility solutions, among others.

DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank

HSBC Holdings PLC (UK Reg)

HSBC Holdings is a financial services holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. operates four businesses: Retail Banking and Wealth Management, which serves customers through four businesses: Retail Banking, Wealth Management, Asset Management, and Insurance; Commercial Banking, which provides working capital, term loans, payment services, and international trade facilitation; Global Banking and Markets, which delivers a range of transaction banking, financing, advisory, capital markets, and risk management services; and Global Private Banking, which provides a range of private banking services. At Dec 31 2017, Co. had total assets of US$2.52 trillion and deposits of US$69.92 trillion.

ING Bank N.V.

Lloyds Banking Group

Lloyds Banking Group is a financial services provider. Co.'s main business activities are retail and commercial banking, general insurance and long-term savings. Co.'s Lending products are mortgages, credit cards, personal and business loans; Deposit products include taking Current accounts and savings accounts; Insurance products are home insurance, motor insurance and protection; Commercial financing products includes term lending, debt capital markets and private equity; and Risk management products includes interest rate hedging, currency and liquidity. As of Dec 31 2017, Co. had total assets of £812.1 million and total deposits of £448.0 million.

Lloyds Banking Group PLC ADS

Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC

Royal Bank of Scotland Group is a banking and financial services company. Co.'s activities are organized in franchise basis; Personal and Business Banking (PBB) comprising UK PBB and Ulster Bank RoI segment, which serve individuals and small businesses in the U.K. and the Republic of Ireland; Commercial & Private Banking comprising, Commercial Banking and Private Banking segment, which serve commercial, corporate and private banking in the U.K. and Western Europe; RBS International, which serves retail, commercial and financial institution in Jersey, Luxembourg and London; and NatWest Markets, which provides risk management and financing solutions through its trading and sales operations.

Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, The

Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB

Société Générale, S.A.

Svenska Handelsbanken AB (publ)

Swedbank AB (publ)

Swedbank AB ADS

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Elisabeth Rudman

Vitaline Yeterian

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