Wholesale banking

Wholesale banking is the provision of services by banks to larger customers or organizations such as mortgage brokers, large corporate clients, mid-sized companies, real estate developers and investors, international trade finance businesses, institutional customers (such as pension funds and government entities/agencies), and services offered to other banks or other financial institutions.[1][2]

Wholesale finance refers to financial services conducted between financial services companies and institutions such as banks, insurers, fund managers, and stockbrokers.

Modern wholesale banks engage in:

  • Finance wholesaling
  • Underwriting
  • Market making
  • Consultancy
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Fund management[3]


  1. ^“wholesale banking”. Finance Practitioner. Retrieved 9 June 2015.
  2. ^“Understanding Wholesale Banking”. FinancialWeb. Retrieved 9 June 2015.
  3. ^“Wholesale Banking”. deposits.org. Retrieved 9 June 2015.

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