BNP Paribas Group is a leading European bank with a strong global footprint across 72 markets and more than 202,000 employees. The Group provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships.
Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region. Currently with a presence in 13 markets and over 18,000* employees, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutional with an uninterrupted presence since 1860.
From the establishment of our first branches in China and India in 1860, we have expanded to offer one of the region’s most comprehensive branch networks to provide you service where it matters.
We have also invested in the products and people to provide simple and effective solutions in the world’s fastest growing markets. We are experts in capital markets, advisory and financing businesses. Our client-centric model aims to anchor its leadership position in Europe and leverage the rapid growth in Asia.
For more on the history of BNP Paribas, click here: https://group.bnpparibas/en/group/history-centuries-banking.
* excluding partnerships
BNP Paribas in India
BNP Paribas has had a presence in India for over 150 years having established its first branch in Kolkata, in 1860. With this unparalleled experience of the Indian market, it is among the leading corporate banks in the country. Through its branches in eight key cities — Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Pune — BNP Paribas offers sophisticated solutions in its three core businesses — Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking — many of them in association with strong local partners.
BNP Paribas’ Corporate & Institutional business is an active player in Fixed Income and Debt Capital Markets, Cash Management & Trade, Corporate Finance and Institutional Equities.
The bank also offers services for individual clients in Wealth Management.
BNP Paribas has a presence in other businesses through joint ventures in Home Finance and Securities Services with Sundaram Group; in Life Insurance with State Bank of India. In addition, the Group has subsidiaries in Fleet Management (Arval) and has an asset management company, BNP Paribas Mutual Fund.