ASN is an independently operating bank that is part of the SNS Bank N.V. It was founded in 1960. ASN aims to be a leading bank in sustainable banking in the Netherlands, providing services to retail customers and business. In its investment and lending decisions, the bank pays strong attention to issues around child labour, climate, human rights and genetic technology.
ASN bank is a subsidiary of SNS Reaal.
Following its nationalisation of February 1st 2013, SNS Bank, as part of the SNS Reaal Group, is a 100 percent state owned bank.