The list of the largest banks in the world subsequently lists the world's largest banks by total assets, market capitalization and sales. An alternative to identifying the largest and most important banks is the list of global systemically important banks, published annually by the Financial Stability Board.
This is the largest bank in the four major commercial banks in the People's Republic of China. This bank was established as a limited company on January 1, 1984. In 2009, ICBC owned RMB assets 11 trillion (US $1.6 trillion), with more than 18,000 outlets including 106 branch offices and foreign agents.
To date, CCB ranks as the second largest bank in the country and the second largest in the world with market capitalization. This bank has around 13,629 domestic branches. In addition, the CCB maintains overseas branch offices in Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, New York, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo, Sydney, and wholly owned subsidiaries in London. The total assets reached RMB 8.7 trillion in 2009.
Sberbank is a Russian company engaged in the financial sector. In 2014, Sberbank received sales of US $56.5 billion with profits of US $11.4 billion. In the same year, Sberbank was ranked 58th in the Global 2000 list, a list of the world's largest companies ranked by Forbes business magazine, with a total market value of US $51.5 billion and total assets of US $554.2 billion.
In April 2007, the ABC was the victim of the largest bank robbery in Chinese history. Two bank employees captured around $6.7 million in Handan. They were convicted in a lawsuit. In 2010, the ABC was brought to the stock exchanges in Shanghai and Hong Kong. The Bank's total market capitalization at the beginning of 2017 was $149.2 billion. Since 2014, the bank has been on the list of global systemically important banks of the Financial Stability Board.
US Bancorp is a US multinational banking group and holding company offering various types of financial services to 18.7 million customers worldwide. They were ranked 109th in the list of world's largest public company in 2017. They were founded on September 9, 1968, when the US National Bank of Oregon decided to start a holding company called US Bancorp.
Bank of America (BofA) (NYSE: BAC) is the third largest bank in the United States in terms of assets. It is owned by Bank of America Corp., based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Bank of America Corporation was the result of a merger between BankAmerica Corp and NationsBank in 1998.