Financial companies are change-makers on an international level and change the world in many ways. Here are the top financial companies in the world in the year 2018:
- Goldman Sachs-
The company’s head office is in New York; it is a well- known multinational financial services giant. The company started back in the year 1869. At present, Goldman Sachs has a strong global presence. The company is mainly into a bulge bracket investment banking and securities company.
- Banco Santander-
It is a Spanish financial services provider; the company is all centered on Banco Santander. In the European zone, the company is the biggest banking institution. In market capitalization, Banco Santander is one of the biggest banks all over the world. The headquarters of this multinational financial services giant is located in Santander, Spain. The institution started in the year 1857. In 2010, Forbes Magazine Global ranked the company as the 6thlargest company in the world.
- Credit Suisse-
This company is the second most famous finance company mainly based on the credit criteria basis. The company is headquartered in Switzerland. It is a Zurich based company started more than one and a half century ago. Alfred Escher founded the company in the year 1856. It has well over 250 branches in Switzerland alone and has a strong reach in about 50 countries all over the world.
This company specializes in alternative assets management and financial services, unlike other companies Blackstone does not have a long history. The company started in the year 1985. It is considered young as compared to several other financial services institutions. The company reported major losses during the economic turmoil of the year 2008. However, even after the lost, Blackstone went on to report profits in the next few quarters. The company is also the leading financial service provider that specializes in real estate, alternative investment strategies and also private equity.
- P. Morgan Chase And Co-
This company is the biggest finance companies in the world. It is headquartered in New York, United States. The company’s quarterly profits of the company are in billions of dollars, and it funds a larger number of international business conglomerates. At present, the company is present over 50 countries in the world. The company is also known for its outstanding off-shore banking services. It has also stated itself as the leading player in stock marketing financing arena.
- BNP Paribas-
This company is present all over the European region; it is the 4th largest finance company. It has currently begun to report commendable growth from the various Asian countries as well. The headquarters of BNP Paribas is located in Paris, France. The company’s second global headquarters is located in London, UK.