Top 10 Banks in UK 2015

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5. Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered Plc is an international banking company in the United Kingdom.


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It provides products such as banking and financial services to the customers (business and personal) such as loans, insurance, mortgages and investment. The company was founded in 1969 and has its headquarters in London. It is currently headed by Peter Sands and has 90,940 employees working for it.

The company operates its business through the following segments

Consumer Banking: This segment offers solutions and associated services through multiple channels which includes branches, online and mobile applications and call centres. It provides consumer banking products and related services which includes savings and accounts, loans, credit cards, mortgages, investment advisory, currency deposits, foreign exchange trading, mutual funds as well as life savings and retirement planning, travel insurance services, health and medical insurances and home insurance services.

The Wholesale Banking segment: It offers a wide range of investment and financing solutions to institutional clients. It includes transaction banking; cash management, financial market solutions to meet risk management, trade finance, financing and investment needs; corporate financial services which includes corporate advisory and finance, structured trade financing and structured solutions.

Assets: 725.91 billions $