Overview of banks in the Netherlands
In 2016, there were 50 banks in the Netherlands. The Bank of Countries – Low is the country's central bank and acts as a public bank, “bank of bankers” and lender. The country's banking sector represents a relatively large share of its GDP. The ratio of bank assets to GDP in the Netherlands was 365% in 2016, compared to 600% in 2008.
After massive consolidation after the global financial crisis, the very big banks in the Netherlands dominate the domestic banking sector. The ownership of the largest banks in the Netherlands is mixed: one bank is listed on the stock exchange, some are (partially) owned by the national government and another is a large cooperative institution. The presence of foreign banks in the Netherlands is relatively low compared to that of other European markets.
According to Moody's , the country's banking system is stable, with the rating agency believing that the country will continue to benefit from the recovery of the national economy.
For anyone considering a career in banking in the Netherlands, this list of the best banks in the Netherlands is a useful guide on where to start.
List of banks where we open Bank Accounts in the Netherlands remotely:
ING Bank NV
Founded in 1927, ING Bank is a subsidiary of ING Groep NV and is headquartered in Amsterdam. The bank provides Bank Accounts in the Netherlands, the Netherlands, the rest of Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia and Australia. It mainly serves individuals, small and medium-sized businesses and financial institutions. It employs over 50,000 people.
In 2016, the bank reported total assets of $ 1,003 billion and net profit of $ 5,025 million.
Rabobank UA Cooperative
The Rabobank cooperative was founded in 1898 and is based in Utrecht. The bank provides retail banking, wholesale / corporate banking, residential and commercial real estate finance, food and agriculture finance, working capital loans and investments, and products insurance. It operates through five business segments: domestic retail banking, wholesale banking, international rural and retail banking, real estate rental and others. In 2016, the bank's total assets were $ 799.4 billion and net profit was $ 2,330 million.
ABN AMRO Bank NV
Founded in 1720, ABN AMRO Bank is a subsidiary of ABN AMRO Group NV. The bank provides financial services in the Netherlands and in several other countries. Based in Amsterdam, it belongs to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It operates through its Retail Banking, Private Banking and Corporate Banking segments and employs around 21,000 people. In 2016, the bank's total assets were US $ 469 billion and net income was US $ 2,147 million.
From Volksbank NV
Founded in 1817, De Volksbank is based in Utrecht. The bank offers various banking products and services to individuals and small businesses. It operates under four brands of banks in the Netherlands: ASN Bank, BLG Wonen, RegioBank and SNS, and employs over 4,000 people. In 2016, the bank reported total assets of US $ 73 billion and net profit of US $ 391 million.
NIBC Bank NV
Founded in 1945, NIBC Bank is a subsidiary of NIBC Holding NV. As one of the commercial banks in the Netherlands, it provides Netherlands Bank Accounts to businesses and serves businesses, entrepreneurial investors, institutional investors, financial sponsors and retail clients. With more than 660 employees, its headquarters are in The Hague. In 2016, the bank's total assets were US $ 28 billion, and net profit was US $ 121 million.
Achmea Bank NV
Achmea Bank was established in 1995 and is headquartered in Zeist. The bank was born from the merger between two other banks in the Netherlands, Zilveren Kruis and Avéro Centraal Beheer Groep (AVCB). It provides mortgages and savings accounts to private clients in the Netherlands under the brands Centraal Beheer, Woonfonds and FBTO. It employs over 150 people. In 2016, the bank's total assets were $ 17.8 billion and net profit was $ 15 million.
F. van Lanschot Bankiers NV
Founded in 1737, F. van Lanschot Bankiers is the oldest bank in the Netherlands. It provides private banking, asset management and merchant banking services in the Netherlands and Belgium and employs over 1,700 people. In 2016, the bank reported total assets of $ 17.6 billion and net profit of $ 83 million.
Triodos Bank NV
Triodos Bank was established in 1980 and is headquartered in Zeist. The bank offers products and Bank Accounts in the Netherlands individuals and businesses in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, the United Kingdom and Spain. It employs over 1,200 people. In 2016, the bank's total assets were $ 10.8 billion, and net profit was $ 34 million.
Delta Lloyd Bank NV
Founded in 1807, Delta Lloyd Bank is headquartered in Amsterdam. The bank provides insurance and banking products to individuals and businesses. It also offers retail products such as savings accounts, investments and mortgages. In 2016, the bank's total assets were US $ 6,527 million and net profit was US $ 17 million.
KAS Bank NV
KAS Ban was founded in 1806 and is headquartered in Amsterdam. The bank provides securities wholesale services to professionals in the pension and securities industries in the Netherlands, UK, Germany and Belgium. It employs over 600 people. In 2016, the bank reported total assets of US $ 5,229 million and net income of US $ 18 million.