+++

Data at yearend 1998 or latest fiscal yearend (dollar amounts in millions)

part 1 of 4

Rank

1 Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt, Germany (1)

2 UBS Group, Zurich, Switzerland

3 Citigroup, New York, United States (2)

4 Bank of America Corp., Charlotte, N.C., United States (3)

5 Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

6 HypoVereinsbank AG, Munich, Germany (4)

7 ABN-AMRO Bank NV, Amsterdam, Netherlands

8 HSBC Holdings PLC, London, United Kingdom (5)

9 Credit Suisse Group, Zurich, Switzerland

10 ING Group, Amsterdam, Netherlands

11 Credit Agricole Group, Paris, France

12 Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

13 Societe Generale, Paris, France (6)

14 Dresdner Bank AG, Frankfurt, Germany

15 Sumitomo Bank Ltd., Osaka, Japan

16 Sanwa Bank Ltd., Osaka, Japan

17 Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, Duesseldorf, Germany

18 Norinchukin Bank, Tokyo, Japan

19 Sakura Bank Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

20 Fuji Bank Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

21 Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt, Germany

22 Banque Nationale de Paris, France (6)

23 Industrial Bank of Japan Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

24 Chase Manhattan Corp., New York, United States

25 Barclays PLC, London, United Kingdom

26 Fortis Bank, Brussels, Belgium (8)

27 Paribas, Paris, France (6)

28 NatWest Group, London, United Kingdom

29 Abbey National Plc, London, United Kingdom

30 Rabobank Group, Utrecht, Netherlands

31 Bayerische Landesbank Girozentrale, Munich, Germany

32 Lloyds TSB Group, London, United Kingdom

33 Tokai Bank Ltd., Nagoya, Japan

34 DG Bank, Frankfurt, Germany

35 Bank One Corp., Chicago, Illinois, United States (9)

36 JP Morgan & Co. Inc., New York, United States

37 Credit Lyonnais, Paris, France

38 Halifax PLC, Leeds, United Kingdom

39 Asahi Bank Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

40 First Union Corp., Charlotte, N.C., United States (10)

41 Dexia Group, Brussels, Belgium

42 Bankgesellschaft Berlin AG, Berlin, Germany

43 Wells Fargo & Co., San Francisco, United States (11)

44 Istituto Bancario San Paolo IMI, Turin, Italy

45 Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Toronto, Canada

46 Grupo Santander, Santander, Spain (11)

47 Banca Intesa SPA Group, Milan, Italy

48 Royal Bank of Canada, Montreal, Canada

49 Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, Hanover, Germany

50 KBC Bank and Insurance, Brussels, Belgium

51 UniCredito Italiano Group, Milan, Italy (11)

52 Zenshinren Bank, Tokyo, Japan (*)

53 Banco Bilbao Vizcaya, Bilbao, Spain

54 Bank of Nova Scotia, Toronto, Canada

55 National Australia Bank Ltd., Melbourne, Australia

56 Bank of Montreal, Canada

57 Deutsche Pfandbriefanstalt-und Hypothekenbank, Weisbaden, Germany

58 Mitsubishi Trust & Banking Corp., Tokyo, Japan

59 Bank Austria AG, Vienna, Austria

60 Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC, Edinburgh, United Kingdom (13)

61 Bankers Trust New York Corp., United States (1)

62 Banca Commerciale Italiana Group, Milan, Italy

63 Daiwa Bank Ltd., Osaka, Japan

64 Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen-Girozentrale, Frankfurt, Germany

65 Bank Bruxelles Lambert, Brussels, Belgium

66 Banca di Roma, Rome, Italy

67 Compagnie Financiere de CIC et de L'Union Europeenne, Paris France

68 Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co. Ltd., Osaka, Japan

69 Shoko Chukin Bank, Tokyo, Japan

70 Toronto-Dominion Bank, Toronto, Canada

71 Svenska Handelsbanken, Stockholm, Sweden

72 MeritaNordbanken, Helsinki, Finland

73 Banco do Brasil SA, Brasilia, Brazil

74 Fleet Financial Group Inc., Boston, United States (15)

75 Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Spa Group, Rome, Italy

76 Nippon Credit Bank, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

77 Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

78 Banco Central Hispanoamericano SA, Madrid, Spain

79 Den Danske Bank Group, Copenhagen, Denmark

80 SunTrust Banks Inc., Atlanta, Georgia, United States

81 Bank of Yokohama Ltd., Yokohama, Japan

82 Australian & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd., Melbourne, Australia

83 National City Corp., Cleveland, Ohio, United States (16)

84 Deutsche Siedtlungs und Landesrentenbank, Bonn, Germany

85 Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, Stockholm, Sweden

86 Westpac Banking Corp., Sydney, Australia

87 Hamburgische Landesbank, Hamburg, Germany

88 Korea Development Bank, Seoul

89 Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Sydney, Australia

90 KeyCorp, Cleveland, United States

91 Standard Chartered PLC, London, United Kingdom

92 Mitsui Trust & Banking Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

93 PNC Bank Corp., Pittsburgh, United States

94 U.S. Bancorp, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

95 BankBoston Corp., United States

96 Unidanmark, Copenhagen, Denmark

97 Toyo Trust & Banking Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

98 Wachovia Corp., Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States

99 Shizuoka Bank Ltd., Shizuoka, Japan

100 Chiba Bank Ltd., Chiba, Japan

Totals for the Top 50 in Assets

Totals for the Top 100 in Assets

part 2 of 4

RankTotal Assets Percent Rank

12/31/98 12/31/97 Change Dec-97

1 $735,171.00 $580,069.00 26.74% 2

2 687,379.70 746,522.40 -7.92 13

3 668,641.00 697,000.00 -4.07 NR

4 617,679.00 571,000.00 8.17 NR

5 579,791.70 620,569.70 -6.57 1

6 540,851.10 464,000.00 16.56 NR

7 507,216.70 414,654.50 22.32 10

8 482,920.90 471,037.80 2.52 5

9 475,017.80 473,829.80 0.25 4

10 463,597.60 307,559.60 50.73 22

11 457,037.00 419,763.20 8.88 8

12 455,900.70 433,102.90 5.26 6

13 450,224.80 437,390.10 2.93 11

14 429,027.30 371,371.00 15.53 16

15 428,000.80 439,809.10 -2.68 3

16 418,373.00 427,979.60 -2.24 7

17 415,954.00 335,816.20 23.86 20

18 407,624.00 392,553.50 3.84 14

19 392,098.90 391,142.60 0.24 12

20 385,252.80 386,884.40 -0.42 9

21 382,935.60 286,946.60 33.45 25

22 381,316.50 339,648.20 12.27 19

23 370,394.00 369,954.00 0.12 17

24 365,875.00 365,521.00 0.1 18

25 365,128.30 385,950.30 -5.39 15

26 323,567.00 327,300.00 -1.14 NR

27 309,364.00 245,061.10 26.24 36

28 309,266.70 304,941.80 1.42 23

29 295,608.60 248,040.30 19.18 35

30 293,141.50 208,739.60 40.43 41

31 285,237.90 241,714.00 18.01 38

32 279,343.20 260,042.80 7.42 31

33 264,449.40 262,423.70 0.77 28

34 261,722.10 207,768.90 25.97 42

35 261,496.00 239,372.00 9.24 NR

36 261,067.00 262,159.00 -0.42 29

37 245,199.40 266,572.60 -8.02 33

38 240,395.70 215,625.40 11.49 40

39 237,851.90 219,939.40 8.14 39

40 237,363.00 205,763.00 15.36 54

41 234,001.70 217,482.20 7.6 44

42 221,558.30 197,364.80 12.26 45

43 202,475.00 185,688.00 9.04 86

44 185,403.00 196,911.50 -5.84 55

45 183,043.90 166,472.40 9.95 49

46 182,014.90 170,927.00 6.49 48

47 179,654.20 163,361.90 9.97 51

48 178,470.90 171,218.50 4.24 47

49 178,337.40 140,402.70 27.02 58

50 173,413.10 112,365.50 54.33 73

51 $172,109.60 $161,475.00 6.59% 82%

52 159,268.00 127,537.30 24.88 63

53 157,289.30 138,666.10 13.43 60

54 151,927.20 136,508.80 11.29 61

55 149,644.00 145,377.30 2.93 57

56 144,774.00 145,381.90 -0.42 56

57 141,670.00 114,131.30 24.13 71

58 141,048.00 148,174.10 -4.81 26

59 140,161.00 123,638.00 13.36 65

60 133,662.00 117,119.90 14.12 67

61 133,115.00 140,102.00 -4.99 59

62 132,480.30 121,531.70 9.01 69

63 128,858.70 125,828.90 2.41 64

64 123,957.00 104,935.80 18.13 80

65 122,450.60 111,442.10 9.88 74

66 122,415.40 117,847.00 3.88 66

67 121,848.40 105,604.60 15.38 79

68 121,421.00 118,467.70 2.49 32

69 120,360.00 109,065.20 10.36 76

70 118,264.10 116,273.10 1.71 70

71 114,334.20 108,600.70 5.28 77

72 112,049.00 107,529.30 4.2 NR

73 107,210.70 97,560.00 9.89 85

74 104,554.00 85,535.00 22.24 93

75 101,759.70 103,172.90 -1.37 81

76 100,777.00 91,903.40 9.66 88

77 99,428.20 89,962.50 10.52 90

78 96,698.20 77,384.60 24.96 98

79 93,176.40 81,271.20 14.65 99

80 93,170.00 82,955.00 12.31 NR

81 92,446.40 85,258.30 8.43 96

82 91,673.40 99,396.80 -7.77 83

83 88,246.00 75,779.00 16.45 NR

84 86,259.10 62,798.10 37.36 NR

85 85,554.80 84,544.60 1.19 94

86 84,080.20 85,629.60 -1.81 84

87 83,867.50 66,865.40 25.43 105

88 80,162.80 54,094.20 48.19 NR

89 80,088.70 89,536.80 -10.55 92

90 79,966.00 73,699.00 8.5 102

91 79,611.80 77,600.60 2.59 97

92 78,390.00 91,305.70 -14.15 37

93 77,232.00 75,120.00 2.81 101

94 76,438.00 71,295.00 7.21 NR

95 73,513.00 69,268.00 6.13 104

96 70,327.90 58,740.80 19.73 NR

97 65,696.00 61,755.70 6.38 53

98 64,123.00 65,397.00 -1.95 NR

99 63,831.90 57,770.80 10.49 NR

100 63,708.30 64,415.20 -1.1 NR

Total $17,886,854.9 $16,567,733.30 7.96

Total $23,211,952.5 $21,492,986.30 7.98

part 3 of 4

Total Assets Percent Rank

12/31/98 12/31/97Change Dec-97

1$735,171.00$580,069.00 26.74% 2

2 687,379.70 746,522.40 -7.92 13

3 668,641.00 697,000.00 -4.07NR

4 617,679.00 571,000.00 8.17NR

5 579,791.70 620,569.70 -6.57 1

6 540,851.10 464,000.00 16.56NR

7 507,216.70 414,654.50 22.32 10

8 482,920.90 471,037.80 2.52 5

9 475,017.80 473,829.80 0.25 4

10 463,597.60 307,559.60 50.73 22

11 457,037.00 419,763.20 8.88 8

12 455,900.70 433,102.90 5.26 6

13 450,224.80 437,390.10 2.93 11

14 429,027.30 371,371.00 15.53 16

15 428,000.80 439,809.10 -2.68 3

16 418,373.00 427,979.60 -2.24 7

17 415,954.00 335,816.20 23.86 20

18 407,624.00 392,553.50 3.84 14

19 392,098.90 391,142.60 0.24 12

20 385,252.80 386,884.40 -0.42 9

21 382,935.60 286,946.60 33.45 25

22 381,316.50 339,648.20 12.27 19

23 370,394.00 369,954.00 0.12 17

24 365,875.00 365,521.00 0.1 18

25 365,128.30 385,950.30 -5.39 15

26 323,567.00 327,300.00 -1.14NR

27 309,364.00 245,061.10 26.24 36

28 309,266.70 304,941.80 1.42 23

29 295,608.60 248,040.30 19.18 35

30 293,141.50 208,739.60 40.43 41

31 285,237.90 241,714.00 18.01 38

32 279,343.20 260,042.80 7.42 31

33 264,449.40 262,423.70 0.77 28

34 261,722.10 207,768.90 25.97 42

35 261,496.00 239,372.00 9.24NR

36 261,067.00 262,159.00 -0.42 29

37 245,199.40 266,572.60 -8.02 33

38 240,395.70 215,625.40 11.49 40

39 237,851.90 219,939.40 8.14 39

40 237,363.00 205,763.00 15.36 54

41 234,001.70 217,482.20 7.6 44

42 221,558.30 197,364.80 12.26 45

43 202,475.00 185,688.00 9.04 86

44 185,403.00 196,911.50 -5.84 55

45 183,043.90 166,472.40 9.95 49

46 182,014.90 170,927.00 6.49 48

47 179,654.20 163,361.90 9.97 51

48 178,470.90 171,218.50 4.24 47

49 178,337.40 140,402.70 27.02 58

50 173,413.10 112,365.50 54.33 73

51$172,109.60$161,475.00 6.59% 82%

52 159,268.00 127,537.30 24.88 63

53 157,289.30 138,666.10 13.43 60

54 151,927.20 136,508.80 11.29 61

55 149,644.00 145,377.30 2.93 57

56 144,774.00 145,381.90 -0.42 56

57 141,670.00 114,131.30 24.13 71

58 141,048.00 148,174.10 -4.81 26

59 140,161.00 123,638.00 13.36 65

60 133,662.00 117,119.90 14.12 67

61 133,115.00 140,102.00 -4.99 59

62 132,480.30 121,531.70 9.01 69

63 128,858.70 125,828.90 2.41 64

64 123,957.00 104,935.80 18.13 80

65 122,450.60 111,442.10 9.88 74

66 122,415.40 117,847.00 3.88 66

67 121,848.40 105,604.60 15.38 79

68 121,421.00 118,467.70 2.49 32

69 120,360.00 109,065.20 10.36 76

70 118,264.10 116,273.10 1.71 70

71 114,334.20 108,600.70 5.28 77

72 112,049.00 107,529.30 4.2NR

73 107,210.70 97,560.00 9.89 85

74 104,554.00 85,535.00 22.24 93

75 101,759.70 103,172.90 -1.37 81

76 100,777.00 91,903.40 9.66 88

77 99,428.20 89,962.50 10.52 90

78 96,698.20 77,384.60 24.96 98

79 93,176.40 81,271.20 14.65 99

80 93,170.00 82,955.00 12.31NR

81 92,446.40 85,258.30 8.43 96

82 91,673.40 99,396.80 -7.77 83

83 88,246.00 75,779.00 16.45NR

84 86,259.10 62,798.10 37.36NR

85 85,554.80 84,544.60 1.19 94

86 84,080.20 85,629.60 -1.81 84

87 83,867.50 66,865.40 25.43 105

88 80,162.80 54,094.20 48.19NR

89 80,088.70 89,536.80 -10.55 92

90 79,966.00 73,699.00 8.5 102

91 79,611.80 77,600.60 2.59 97

92 78,390.00 91,305.70 -14.15 37

93 77,232.00 75,120.00 2.81 101

94 76,438.00 71,295.00 7.21NR

95 73,513.00 69,268.00 6.13 104

96 70,327.90 58,740.80 19.73NR

97 65,696.00 61,755.70 6.38 53

98 64,123.00 65,397.00 -1.95NR

99 63,831.90 57,770.80 10.49NR

100 63,708.30 64,415.20 -1.1NR

Total $17,886,854.9 $16,567,7330 7.96

Total $23,211,952.5 $21,492,9830 7.98

part 4 of 4

RankChg. in Equity Capital Return of Equity

Rank 12/31/98 12/31/97 Change 12/31/98

1 1 $20,697.10 $17,845.40 15.98% 10.42%

2 11 22,704.00 21,411.40 6.04 9.99

3 NA 48,630.00 45,126.00 7.76 11.94

4 NA 51,220.00 43,047.00 18.99 13.86

5 -4 22,015.20 13,970.60 57.58 2.09

6 NA 15,191.60 13,936.00 9.01 16.33

7 3 17,700.70 15,971.60 10.83 12.71

8 -3 28,454.80 26,420.00 7.7 15.73

9 -5 16,177.60 13,958.60 15.9 14.81

10 12 34,862.80 24,163.70 44.28 10.59

11 -3 26,436.90 22,682.70 16.55 8.93

12 -6 17,393.30 14,743.30 17.97 -23.02

13 -2 11,640.30 11,606.80 0.29 6.8

14 2 12,666.00 10,298.10 22.99 9.27

15 -12 13,891.10 8,517.00 63.1 -27.73

16 -9 17,705.00 13,752.20 28.74 -24.32

17 3 9,242.30 7,730.80 19.55 4.67

18 -4 NA NA NA NA

19 -7 17,958.70 9,708.30 84.98 -22.53

20 -11 18,088.10 8,448.50 114.1 -24.6

21 4 12,506.40 9,967.60 25.47 9.3

22 -3 14,567.50 12,182.20 19.58 9.9

23 -6 13,658.50 9,919.70 37.69 -14.55

24 -6 26,645.00 24,182.00 10.19 14.88

25 -10 13,642.40 13,083.20 4.27 16.62

26 NA 11,373.70 13,472.00 -15.58 19.47

27 9 11,843.70 7,883.00 50.24 10.24

28 -5 14,341.50 13,442.10 6.69 19.26

29 6 8,994.50 8,067.20 11.49 20.63

30 11 14,696.80 12,680.40 15.9 8

31 7 7,409.10 6,108.20 21.3 5.16

32 -1 12,833.40 10,766.20 19.2 29.88

33 -5 13,340.40 9,086.00 46.82 -21.24

34 8 5,680.70 2,219.60 155.93 5.4

35 NA 21,585.00 18,333.00 17.74 19.44

36 -7 12,411.20 12,554.40 -1.14 7.72

37 -4 8,152.70 7,963.90 2.37 2.4

38 2 11,887.30 11,932.80 -0.38 16.35

39 - 10,248.50 5,664.30 80.93 -22.97

40 14 18,909.10 28,292.00 -33.16 18.11

41 3 7,645.70 7,074.00 8.08 9.83

42 3 5,243.80 4,655.20 12.64 0.7

43 43 21,575.00 19,911.00 8.36 13.64

44 11 10,614.50 9,820.90 8.08 10.42

45 4 7,392.50 7,167.70 3.14 9.3

46 2 11,449.30 9,708.20 17.93 9.52

47 4 6,133.60 5,960.30 2.91 12.9

48 -1 7,709.60 7,373.00 4.57 15.68

49 9 4,122.10 3,839.30 7.37 28.13

50 23 8,117.80 2,935.70 176.52 NA

51 31 $9,517.90 $10,359.90 -8.13% 6.00%

52 11 NA NA NA NA

53 7 11,655.50 9,244.60 26.08 11.02

54 7 7,146.00 6,766.30 5.61 13.01

55 2 9,369.90 8,911.80 5.14 13.1

56 - 7,235.80 6,424.90 12.62 12.84

57 14 1,901.70 1,531.70 24.16 19.11

58 -32 6,206.90 4,118.60 50.7 -19.49

59 6 5,397.20 4,258.30 26.75 6.55

60 7 5,179.80 5,244.50 -1.23 22.61

61 -2 6,367.00 7,381.00 -13.74 -1.06

62 7 6,031.40 5,479.10 10.08 9.42

63 1 7,763.40 3,558.50 118.16 -17.09

64 16 3,474.50 1,763.40 97.03 3.56

65 9 3,580.50 2,877.40 24.43 12.29

66 - 6,451.20 5,806.40 11.11 4.11

67 12 3,665.90 3,019.70 21.4 2.17

68 -36 5,488.60 2,848.10 92.71 -21.34

69 7 NA NA NA NA

70 - 5,549.90 5,182.40 7.09 13.57

71 6 4,011.70 3,696.10 8.54 19.34

72 NA 5,642.50 5,216.90 8.16 15.1

73 12 5,485.60 5,376.60 2.03 13.25

74 19 10,285.00 8,367.30 22.92 16.43

75 6 4,021.70 3,806.00 5.67 0.53

76 12 NA NA NA NA

77 13 5,161.00 4,358.60 18.41 19.12

78 20 6,241.60 4,242.20 47.13 8.69

79 20 4,764.50 4,019.90 18.52 14.14

80 NA 9,228.60 8,058.00 14.53 12.92

81 15 3,063.60 2,063.50 48.47 -34.91

82 1 4,988.40 5,033.60 -0.9 13.12

83 NA 7,736.60 6,056.00 27.75 17.05

84 NA 663 604.3 9.7 6.67

85 9 3,524.50 3,329.30 5.86 15.66

86 -2 5,184.30 5,761.30 -10.01 14.01

87 18 3,066.70 2,741.40 11.86 3.6

88 NA 3,835.90 2,208.00 73.73 -132.55

89 3 4,226.40 5,236.40 -19.29 14.03

90 12 6,913.80 5,931.00 16.57 15.82

91 6 4,701.10 4,189.10 12.22 17.33

92 -55 6,117.60 2,967.40 106.16 -26.33

93 8 6,909.90 6,034.00 14.52 17.23

94 NA 6,920.00 6,490.00 6.63 19.8

95 9 5,812.20 5,357.70 8.48 14.18

96 NA 3,188.10 2,669.70 19.42 15.01

97 -44 4,491.00 2,131.30 110.71 -32.03

98 NA 6,334.60 6,170.30 2.66 13.98

99 NA 4,179.20 3,945.30 5.93 3.32

100 NA 2,443.80 2,207.00 10.73 -19.09

$777,406.80 $659,583.30 17.86

$1,038,582.70$882,627.80 17.67

Data sources: Data are checked against annual reports wherever possible. Consolidated data, including affiliates in which ownership exceeds 50%, are used whenever possible. The 1997 data are as reported in 1998 and have not been restated for mergers or changes in accounting principles. Date of figures: Data are for Dec. 31, 1998, or latest fiscal yearend. In the case of banks from Japan, all data are for fiscal years ended March 31, 1999, and March 31, 1998, respectively. In the case of banks from Australia, all data are for fiscal years ended Sept. 30, 1998, and Sept. 30, 1997, respectively. In the case of banks from Canada, all data are for fiscal years ended Oct. 31, 1998, and Oct. 31, 1997, respectively. In the case of banks from Scotland, all data are for fiscal years ended Feb. 28, 1999, and Feb. 28, 1998, respectively, unless a footnote notes differently. Total assets exclude contra accounts and contingent liabilities, such as customers' liabilities on acceptances. NR - Not ranked in top 100 last year, or not ranked due to formation of new institution. NA - Not Available. (13) Reflects the October 23, 1998, merger of Credito Italiano, Milan. (14) Royal Bank of Scotland figures reflect Sept. 30, 1998, and Sept. 30, 1997, respectively. (15) Fleet Financial announced on March 15 the acquisition of BankBoston Corp. (16) Reflects the March 31,1998, acquisition of First of America Bank of Kalamazoo, Mich. American Banker 1999 ===

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