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 Personal Investment Services with Geojit Financial Services and a BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions (Equipment Solutions) joint venture with SREI Infrastructure Finance. In addition, the Group has subsidiaries in Fleet Management (Arval) and has an asset management company, BNP Paribas Mutual Fund.
BNP Paribas in Asia Pacific
In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 9,000 employees* and a presence in 14 markets, BNP Paribas 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 and investment banking, wealth management, asset management, securities services, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships. It is actively expanding its franchise in the region and aims to increase its revenue to €3 billion in Asia Pacific by 2016.
* excluding partnerships