Top banks in Brazil

Banco do Brasil

Banco do Brasil logoBanco do Brasil (Bank of Brazil or BB) is a Brazilian financial institution, the biggest in the country. Along with Caixa Economica Federal, Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social, Banco da Amazônia and Banco do Nordeste, Banco do Brazil is one of five state-owned banks by the Brazilian government. 

HSBC Brasil

HSBC Brazil Bank logoHSBC Brasil Bank is part of HSBC Group, an international corporation based in London and present in 80 countries globally.

Citibank Brasil

Citibank Brazil logoCitibank Brasil is a subsidiary of the U.S.-based financial institution, headquartered in Sao Paulo.

Santander Brasil

Santander Bank Brazil LogoSantander Brasil Bank is a subsidiary of Banco Santander, a global financial company, based in Spain. It was established in Brazil in 1982 with a representative office and nine years later in 1991 started operations as Santander Investment


Itau Banco logoBanco Itau is a Brazilian bank headquartered in São Paulo. It is the arm of Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, which offers finance and insurance services to tens of millions of customers, operating in more than 27 countries.

Caixa Economica Federal

Caixa Economica Federal Bank logoCaixa Economica Federal (CEF), also known as Caixa Economica is a financial institution, in the form of public enterprise of Brazilian federal government with its own assets.


Banco Votorantim logoBanco Votorantim is positioned among the top ten banks operating in Brazil in terms of total assets, which totaled R$ 46.0 billion in 2005 (25.9% increase compared to the previous year). Stands out for the consistency of the results, with average annual growth of 40% in the last five years, reflecting the ability to anticipate market trends and skills in structuring financial transactions tailored to its customers.


Bradesco Bank logoBradesco bank is the second largest private bank in Brazil in terms of total assets. It was founded in 1943 in Marília, São Paulo, by Colonel Galdino de Almeida and grew up mostly through the mergers and acquisitions.  

Safra Banco

Banco Safra logoBanco Safra is one of the ten largest financial institutions in Brazil in terms of total assets. Its headquarters are located on Avenida Paulista, in the heart of Sao Paulo. The bank provides banking services for companies as well as individuals with a high purchasing power. The Bank is part of the Safra Group – one of the largest financial institutions in Brazil and globally.