Rabobank is a bank by and for customers, a cooperative bank, a socially-responsible bank. Our aim is to be market leader across all financial markets in the Netherlands. We are also committed to being a leading bank in the field of food and agri worldwide.
Rabobank is an international financial services provider operating on the basis of cooperative principles. It offers retail banking, wholesale banking, private banking, leasing and real estate services. As a cooperative bank, Rabobank puts customers’ interests first in its services. It serves approximately 8.3 million clients around the world. Rabobank Group is comprised of Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. (Rabobank) and its consolidated subsidiaries in The Netherlands and abroad. It is committed to making a substantial contribution to welfare and prosperity in the Netherlands and to feeding the world sustainably.
We put the interests and ambitions of our customers and members first. With nearly two million members, we are one of the largest cooperatives in the Netherlands. And our members are more than just customers. They have a voice in deciding the bank's strategic course.
Our commercially independent local Rabobanks form the most finely-meshed banking network in the Netherlands. They serve millions of Dutch retail and wholesale customers with a full range of financial services. We are market leader in the Netherlands in a number of segments.
Our cooperative identity stems back to the late 19th century when a group of farmers founded the first agricultural cooperative banks. Our strong agricultural roots mean that we have unparalleled knowledge in the food and agri industry. We are by far the largest bank in the Netherlands in this field and our ambition is to become the world’s leading food and agri bank. Based on this ambition, we are dedicated to making a contribution to bringing about global food safety and security.
Measured by Tier 1 capital, Rabobank Group is one of the world's largest financial institutions. All the rating agencies give Rabobank a high rating.