BNP Paribas is considered as one of the top banking and financial services companies in Europe. They operate in 80 different countries, employing roughly 200,000 people, about half of whom serve the major markets of France, Belgium, Italy, and Luxembourg.
The company, as it is now, came into being in 2000 after a merger between BNP (Banque Nationale de Paris) and Paribas. Both companies have solid traditions, with BNP starting operations in 1848, and the investment bank Paribas founded in 1872.
The bank has 3 main business lines:
- Retail banking
- Investment banking (Corporate and Institutional)
- Financial Engineering
Geographically speaking, net banking income was distributed as follows: France (35%), Europe (42%), Americas (9.9%), Asia and Oceania (6.8%) and other (6.3%).
Head office address
16 Blvd. des Italiens, Paris, 75009
website (in English)
– Tel. (from France): 0820820002
– Tel. (from abroad): 00 33 820 820 002 (or 0 33 2 54 54 67 48)
Euronext: BNP, Pink Sheets: BNPQY
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