ESBG is an association that represents the locally focused European banking sector, helping savings and retail banks in 21 European countries strengthen their unique approach that focuses on providing service to local communities and boosting SMEs.
An advocate for a proportionate approach to banking rules, ESBG unites at EU level some 885 banks,
which together employ 656,000 people driven to innovate at 48,900 outlets.
ESBG members have total assets of €5.3 trillion, provide €1 trillion billion in corporate loans, including SMEs, and serve 150 million Europeans seeking retail banking services.
ESBG members are committed to further unleash the promise of sustainable, responsible 21st century banking.