The material on this site is for financial institutions, professional investors and their professional advisers. It is for information only. Please read our Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy and Cookies before using this site.

All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws. © 2021 Euromoney, a part of the Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.


Best bank
Vilniaus Bankas Best debt house
Vilniaus Bankas

Best equities house

Best M&A house
VB Vilfima Joint

Best local partner
Suprema Securities and Zabolis & Partners

The two dominant banks in Lithuania are Vilniaus Bankas and Hansabankas. Vilniaus Bankas, is fully owned by SEB, and is this year?s best bank. It maintains its dominant market shares in both lending and deposits but Hansabankas is hot on its heels.

Vilniaus Bankas increased net profit by 4.6% to reach Lit132.3 million ($46.4 million), the highest annual profit earned by a Lithuanian bank. The group also grew its assets by 29.1% to Lit8.6 billion.

Vilniaus Bankas increased its loan portfolio 1.5 times to reach Lit4.8 billion. Its corporate loans portfolio grew faster than the market itself. The bank has also forged ahead in setting up a new branch with automated safe deposit boxes and was selected by more than 100 European banks to act as agent bank. It also had the highest turnover in debt securities on the local exchange and the second highest turnover in equities.

The biggest primary debt market deal was a e600 million Republic of Lithuania issue.

You have reached premium content. Please log in to continue reading.

Read beyond the headlines with Euromoney

For over 50 years, our readers have looked to Euromoney to stay informed about the issues that matter in the international banking and financial markets. Find out more about our different levels of access below.


Unlimited access to and

Expert comment, long reads and in-depth analysis interviews with senior finance professionals

Access the results of our market-leading annual surveys across core financial services

Access the results of our annual awards, including the world-renowned Awards for Excellence

Your print copy of Euromoney magazine delivered monthly

£73.75 per month

Billed Annually


Unlimited access to and, including our top stories, long reads, expert analysis, and the results of our annual surveys and awards

Sign up to any of our newsletters, curated by our editors


Already a user?

We use cookies to provide a personalized site experience.
By continuing to use & browse the site you agree to our Privacy Policy.
I agree