What Banks in Romania Were the Largest in 2017?

Top Banks by Total Assets (RON mil)
Banking | Romania | September 27, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 10 banks in Romania in 2017, Banca Commerciala Romana was the largest bank by assets, followed by Banca Transilvania and BRD Groupe Societe Generale.

Banca Commerciala Romana assets reached RON 70,931 mil, up 5.06% when compared to the last year. Historically, the bank’s assets reached an all time high of RON 76,746 mil in 2011 and an all time low of RON 9,988 mil in 2000.

Comparing Banca Commerciala Romana with its closest peers, Banca Transilvania assets amounted to RON 59,804 mil, BRD Groupe Societe Generale operated with RON 54,927 mil assets and UniCredit Tiriac Bank had total assets of RON 43,499 mil.

Total assets of the Romanian banking sector amounted to RON 406 bil in 2017, up 8.05% when compared to the last year. As a result, the top ranked company - Banca Commerciala Romana accounted for 17.5% of the sector’s assets in 2017. The top 3 companies held a 45.7% share while the five largest firms some 65.5% in 2017.

You can see all the banks assets on the Total Assets indicator page or you can download a report on the Romanian banks in the report section.

Total Assets Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Alpha Bank Romania RON mil 16,858 16,488 16,273 16,963 15,012 ...
Banca Commerciala Romana RON mil 76,746 73,288 66,729 61,625 62,360
Banca Transilvania RON mil 26,009 29,711 32,237 35,796 47,579
BRD Groupe Societe Generale RON mil 49,879 48,891 47,991 46,107 50,179
CEC Bank RON mil ... ... 26,873 26,884 27,980 27,508
Garanti Bank Romania RON mil ... ... ... 7,852 8,225 9,579
OTP Bank Romania RON mil 3,752 4,640 4,611 4,734 8,557
Piraeus Bank Romania RON mil 8,453 7,826 9,108 8,991 7,087
Raiffeisen Bank Romania RON mil 24,275 24,022 26,537 28,789 31,487
UniCredit Tiriac Bank RON mil 22,863 25,053 28,501 32,364 34,568
AVERAGE RON mil 27,879 28,604 28,532 26,672 27,157 29,391 30,903 35,910