What was the second largest financial institution in Europe in 2011?

Germany's Deutsche Bank was the second largest financial institution in Europe in 2011, after France's BNP Paribas. In addition, Deutsche Bank was the second largest bank in the world in 2011.

In 2012, Germany's Deutsche Bank became the largest bank in Europe, but remained the second largest in the world. HSBC, who was the third largest European bank in 2011, became the second largest in 2012, and 2011's largest European bank fell to the fourth largest position.